2021 Elite 11 quarterback competition begins

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The Elite 11 begins Wednesday at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, California. Twenty of the best quarterbacks in the country will go head-to-head to be named the Elite 11’s MVP.

At the 4-day event, the top QB’s in the Class of 2022 will receive advanced, one-on-one quarterback instruction.

The competition includes on-field drills, routes-on-air, classroom instruction and off-field development. The Elite 11 will be named at the conclusion of The Elite 11 Finals.

According to the Elite 11 website, “12 of the past 13 quarterbacks to have won the Heisman Trophy attended the Elite 11 Finals or an Elite 11 Regional.” Another state from the organization is that “15 of the top 20 NFL passers in 2019 attended the Elite 11 Finals or an Elite 11 Regional.”

Below is this year’s roster.

2021 Elite 11 Roster

Name – High School (State) – Verbal Commitment

Drew Allar – Medina (Ohio) – Penn State

Devin Brown – Corner Canyon (Utah) – USC

Jacurri Brown – Lowndes (Georgia) – Miami (Florida)

Tevin Carter – P.U.R.E. Youth Athletic Alliance (Tennessee) – Uncommitted

AJ Duffy – IMG Academy (Florida) – Florida State

Nick Evers – Flower Mound (Texas) – Florida

Quinn Ewers – Southlake Carroll (Texas) – Ohio State

Holden Geriner – Benedictine Military (Georgia) – Auburn

Katin Houser – St. John Bosco – Michigan State

Walker Howard – St. Thomas More (Louisiana) – LSU

Tayven Jackson – Center Grove (Indiana) – Tennessee

Nate Johnson – Clovis (California) – Utah

Cade Klubnik – Westlake (Texas) – Clemson

Maalik Murphy – Serra (Gardena, California) – Texas

Zach Pyron – Pinson Valley – Baylor

Luther Richesson – Lipscomb Academy (Tennessee) – Uncommitted

Ty Simpson – Westview (Tennessee) – Alabama

AJ Swann – Cherokee (Georgia) – Maryland

Conner Weigman – Bridgeland (Texas) – Texas A&M

Gavin Wimsatt – Owenboro (Kentucky) – Rutgers

High School Football America will have updates throughout the competition.

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