by Jeff Fisher
The Elite 11 Quarterback Competition is churning toward the 18 finalists that will compete early next month at Nike World Headquarters in Oregon.
Two Texas QB’s — Arlington Lamar High School‘s Shane Buechele and Nick Starkel of Liberty Christian — were given their invites Tuesday after their performances this past weekend in the semifinals in Los Angeles. The two are the 13th and 14th QB’s to punch their tickets to the event that began in 1999.
Here’s who’s qualified so far….
Steve Buechele (Arlington Lamar HS – Texas)
Dillon Sterling-Cole (Westfield HS – Texas)
K.J. Costello (Santa Margarita HS – California)
Messiah deWeaver (Huber Heights Wayne HS – Ohio)
Jett Duffey (Lake Ridge HS – Texas)
Jacob Eason (Lake Stevens HS – Washington)
Feleipe Franks (Wakulla HS – Florida)
Jarrett Guarantano (Bergen Catholic HS – New Jersey)
Dwayne Haskins (The Bullis School – Maryland)
Malik Henry (just left IMG Academy – Florida)
Brandon McIlwain (Council Rock North HS – Pennsylvania)
Jawon Pass (Columbus Carver HS – Georgia)
Shea Patterson (Calvary Baptist – Louisiana)
Nick Starkel (Liberty Christian HS – Texas)