Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/29/12
Hes been called "The Ringleader," "Air Jorge," but most of the time, just, simply Jorge. North Torrance head coach Todd Croce said hes going to tell people his quarterback is going by a different name these days. "I told him I was going to tell people that his last name was Air-nandez not Hernandez," Croce joked. It would certainly be befitting of North Torrance senior quarterback Jorge Hernandez Jr. and one that hes grown into, literally. He grew up loving football and especially the position of quarterback, but as he went through his first season in high school as the signal caller for the North Torrance freshmen, he knew at the time his days as a quarterback were numbered. The numbers were against him. He stood just 53. Responsibilities of the quarterback like making reads and seeing over the line became increasingly difficult on the field with high schoolers. I was like seven yards back from the center because all of my linemen were bigger than me, Hernandez said. He ...
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