Mar 22, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans coach Lane Kiffin (left) talks with quarterback Matt Barkley (7) and receiver George Farmer (right) at spring practice at Howard Jones Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Elite 11 Finalists Announced, with USC Commit Max Browne Headlining the Class


The annual Elite 11 competition for quarterbacks is coming up quickly, which saw the Elite 11 Selection Show air Thursday night on ESPNU, revealing the 25 finalists who have been invited to the camp. The most notable name? USC commit and the top overall quarterback, Max Browne.

The 25 Elite 11 Finalists

Max Browne (WA), committed to USC
Tyrone Swoopes (TX), committed to Texas
Shane Morris (MI), committed to Michigan
Cooper Bateman (UT), committed to Alabama
Kevin Olsen (NJ), committed to Miami
Brice Ramsey (GA), committed to Georgia
Malik Zaire (OH), committed to Notre Dame
J.T. Barrett (TX), committed to Ohio State
Anthony Jennings (GA), committed to LSU
Zack Greenlee (CA), uncommitted
DeVante Kincade (TX), uncommitted
Luke Del Rio (CO), committed to Oklahoma State
Christian Hackenberg (VA), committed to Penn State
Joshua Dobbs (GA), committed to Arizona State
Jared Goff (CA), committed to Cal
Johnny Stanton (CA), uncommitted
Troy Williams (CA), committed to Washington
Austin Allen (AR), committed to Arkansas
Cody Thomas (TX), committed to Oklahoma
Danny Etling (IN), committed to Purdue
Davis Webb (TX), committed to Texas Tech
Zach Allen (TX), committed to Syracuse
Asiantii Woulard, committed South Florida
Riley Ferguson (NC), committed to Tennessee
Shane Cockerville (MD), committed to Maryland

This will be the first time since 2010, when Cody Kessler attended, that the Trojans will have a commit represented. Since the camp and competition started in 1999, there have been nine Trojans to take part, including starters Matt Leinart, John David Booty and Mark Sanchez, and busts Billy Hart, Aaron Corp and Jesse Scroggins.

The Elite 11 Finals will take place July 18-22 in Redondo Beach and include an addition player this go around, as chair Trent Dilfer added Shane Cockerville to the list at the last second, in what he called an hommage to just how stacked the Class of 2013 is.

Other notables to those in Southern California include Johnny Stanton and Troy Williams. Stanton is being billed a California version of Tim Tebow, despite the Rancho Santa Margarita quarterback not having as many offers as other signal callers in his class. Williams is a big body out of Narbonne in Harbor City, who will be seeking his second straight LA City Championship this fall, in addition to looking forward to suiting up for the Washington Huskies, after he committed earlier this month.

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