"Clemson didn’t play a freshman QB until what the ACC championship? That QB was the #1 high school QB."
Actually Klubnik played in ten games but didn't start until late in the season.
"Oregon State - used 2 QB’s for most of 2022. Neither was a freshman or redshirt freshman"
Read Ben Gulbranson's bio. He was a redshirt freshman this year and started eight games.
Ben Gulbranson (17) Quarterback - 2022 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN) • SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl Most Valuable Player • Academic All-District • Played in 1...
"NC State - junior started most of 2022 and was replaced by a redshirt sophomore. No freshman."
Ben Finley had a COVID year in 2020 and played three games in 2021. He was a RS-FR in 2022 and is now listed as a RS-SO (for 2023).
Ben Finley (10) QB - 2021 SEASON: • Backup quarterback who saw at that position in three games, including a high of 16 snaps in the win over Furman. • Came
I'm not even sure what your point was but you're wrong. Five teams that finished in the top 25 started a freshman in a game. Not clear why under your rules Morris doesn't count but there are four others.
And for good measure, Gulbranson and Finley were three star recruits.