Four more QB’s advance to Elite 11 in Los Angeles

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Four more quarterbacks qualified on for the Elite 11 finals in Los Angeles June 3-5.  Qualifying from The Opening Oakland Regional in northern California were Jake Haener from Monte Vista (California), Dylan McCaffrey from Valor Christian (Colorado), Jack Sears from San Clemente (California) and Tua Tagovaila from St. Louis (Hawaii)

Tagovaila, who has given his verbal to Alabama, is a four-star dual-threat QB, while McCaffrey, who is the brother of 2015 Heisman Trophy finalist Christian McCaffrey from Stanford and son of former Denver Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey, has given his verbal commitment to Michigan. Haener and Sears are uncommitted.

Sears, who was named the Oakland event’s MVP, accounted for over 3,500 yards in total offense last year.  Sears tossed 37 touchdowns and ran for nine more.

McCaffrey threw for 2,800 yards and 27 TDs.

Tagovaila threw for 24 touchdowns and ran for 11 scores.

The top 11 QB’s from the Los Angeles finals will advance to the Elite 11 and The Opening Finals at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on July 5-10th.

Elite 11 Finalists

Jake Allen – St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)

Myles Brennan – St. Stanislaus (Mississippi)

Chase Brice – Grayson (Georgia)

Sean Clifford – St. Xavier (Ohio)

Tommy DeVito – Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey)

Sam Ehlinger – Westlake (Texas)

Jake Fromm – Houston County (Georgia)

Chase Garbers – Corona del Mar (California)

Jake Haener – Monte Vista (California)

Mac Jones – The Bolles School (Florida)

Tate Martell – Bishop Gorman (Nevada)

Dylan McCaffrey – Valor Christian (Colorado)

Davis Mills – Greater Atlanta Christian (Georgia)

Kellen Mond – IMG Academy (Florida)

Lowell Narcisse – St James (Louisiana)

Shawn Robinson – DeSoto (Texas)

Chris Robison – Mesquite Horn (Texas)

Jack Sears – San Clemente (California)

Tua Tagovaila – St. Louis (Hawaii)


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