Rancho Cucamonga (California) QB CJ Stroud wins Elite 11 MVP

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Coming into the Elite 11 quarterback competition in Frisco, Texas, Rancho Cucamonga senior QB CJ Stroud had 13 college scholarship offers. Now, that he’s been named the MVP of the Elite 11, look for that number to go up.

The uncommitted Stroud, who is considered a 3-star recruit, led his 7-on-7 named Team Savage to a 34-6 championship over Team Drip. Stroud completed 81-percent of his passes with twelve touchdowns.

Here are the other quarterbacks (listed alphabetically) who competed at The Star, home of the Dallas Cowboys:

Robby Ashford – Hoover HS (Alabama)

Harrison Bailey – Marietta HS (Georgia)

Carson Beck – Mandarin HS (Florida)

Hudson Card – Lake Travis HS (Texas)

Jacolby Criswell – Morrilton HS (Arkansas)

Hunter Dekkers – West Sioux HS (Iowa)

Luke Doty – Myrtle Beach HS (South Carolina)

TJ Finley (LSU commit) – Ponchatoula HS (Louisiana)

Ethan Garbers – Corona del Mar HS (California)

Garrett Greene – Chiles HS (Florida)

Sol-Jay Maiava – St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC)

Haynes King – Longview HS (Texas)

Jack Miller – Chaparral HS (Arizona)

Chandler Morris – Highland Park HS (Texas)

Drew Pyne – New Canaan HS (Connecticut)

Anthony Richardson – Eastside HS (Florida)

Jeff Sims – Sandalwood HS (Florida)

Tyler Van Dyke – Suffield HS (Connecticut)

Bryce Young – Mater Dei HS (California)

Related: 2019 Preseason 100 national high school football rankings

Eight of the quarterbacks are members of teams listed in our Preseason 100 — Young, Mater Dei (No. 1); Maiava, St. John’s College HS (No. 3); Ashford, Hoover (No. 26); Morris, Highland Park (No. 27); Card, Lake Travis (No. 41); King, Longview (No. 45); Beck, Mandarin (No. 56); and Bailey, Marietta (No. 64)

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