Justin Fields’ Baseball Background Helped Develop Him Into a Better Quarterback, and It Could Be a Factor in Ohio State’s Future Recruitment of the Position


Danny Hernandez is a nationally known quarterback trainer and developer out of STARS Sports Training and Rehabilitation Center in Anaheim, Calif. 

He coaches the best of the best talent at the position on the west coast – a laundry list that includes Bryce Young, DJ Uiagalelei, Jake Garcia, Miller Moss, Maalik Murphy, Malachi Nelson, Tyler Buchner, Ryan Hilinski and Jayden Daniels. 

He jokingly agrees that he’s essentially the “quarterback dad” for these kids he mentors.

Truthfully, he’s just like many American dads in that his a lot of his “sons” fell in love with baseball as their first sport.

Hernandez has seen several of his quarterbacks, most of whom are Ohio State targets, come to him with an innate ability to throw the ball from different arm angles and show off terrific footwork because of that baseball background.

“Some of these guys are second basemen or shortstops flicking the ball like they’re trying to turn a double play,” Hernandez told Eleven Warriors. “You really end…

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