IMG Academy has fielded a football team since 2013 and Bryson Lucero is the only quarterback to spend his entire career as an Ascender.
However, Lucero started only four games during his entire high school career — all within his senior season — as he sat behind former Ole Miss and Michigan signal-caller Shea Patterson and current Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond.
Despite a concise prep career and forgoing Ivy League offers to Harvard and Yale, Lucero signed with UAB’s 2019 signing class and now has two starts under his belt after assuming command of the offense following an injury to Tyler Johnston III that left the incumbent indefinitely sidelined.
“I see it as an incredible opportunity,” Lucero said. “A lot of people will see that I only started four games in high school, and two now. I got a lot of things to work on, and with experience and