I think the QB play the past couple years has been mediocre at best. The usual top teams in the country have average qb's running their offenses, which lead to more average qb's taking the stage (Daniels, Reesing, Bradford, Teebow, Harrel, McCoy, ect.).
I noticed that many top caliber teams have hit the jackpot on QB's recently.
Teams with 5 star QB recruits playing or soon to be playing: Notre Dame, USC, Texas, Ohio State, LSU, Arkansas, and even Missouri. I could almost bet that these teams are going to be in contention the next 2-3 years. I think Texas made a good decision picking Gilbert instead of Shepard. Gilbert will be a superstar by the time he is a sophmore (he has a great group of receivers to throw to). Shepard will take longer to adapt to the passing game (A LOT longer).
NOTE: Teams without 5 star QB recruits: Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Michigan, Texas Tech, and Florida.