Entering 2018 season
Played three seasons at nearby Helix High School in La Mesa, the same high school as incoming recruit Rashad Scott ... Helped the Highlanders to a 34-7 (.829) record over the three years, including a state championship appearance and 13-2 record in 2017 ... According to MaxPreps, was 368-for-546 (67.3 pct.) for 5,544 yards, throwing for 62 touchdowns against just eight interceptions ... Also ran 129 times for 590 yards and an additional seven scores ... Had a tremendous senior season in 2017, completing 162 of 235 attempts (68.9 pct.) for 33 touchdowns with just three interceptions, while rushing for 316 yards and four touchdowns ... Was a two-time all-CIF pick and a two-time league offensive player of the year ... Was a two-time team captain ... Also played basketball at Helix High School.
Carson Daniel Baker was born Feb. 3, 2000, in El Cajon, Calif. ... Son of Greg and Danielle Baker ... Picked the Aztecs over official offers from UC Davis, Columbia, Dartmouth and San Diego, according to Rivals ... Undecided on a major.