Elite 11 Quarterback Competition

By Brian Stumpf
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Who: The Elite 11 Quarterback regionals are intended for top level rising senior quarterbacks (Class of 2016) and select elite underclassmen.

What: QBs at these regional “campetitions” will receive advanced, one-on-one quarterback instruction. The regional camps run around three hours and include instructional drills, accuracy competitions, routes-on-air and a final two-minute drill. Top performers can earn a spot in the final Elite 11 Campetition as part of The Opening later in the summer.

When: The tour runs from January to June.

Where: There will be between 20-25 stops across the country this season including both the Elite 11 QB regional camps and Nike Football Training Camps, which are also Elite 11 evaluation events.

How much: Elite 11 regional camps are $40

Media: For media credential requests and all other media questions, please contact Kirsten Leetch at kirsten@studentsports.com.

Event Registration: Quarterbacks will need to submit film (Hudl link or DVD) as well as varsity stats and/or coaches’ recommendations for consideration. For questions about event registration please contact
•Michael White (Midwest/Northeast) at michael@studentsports.com/1-800-660-1334 ext. 4429
•Brian Stumpf (West/Southeast) at brian@studentsports.com/1-800.660.1334 ext. 4427

The final Elite 11 Quarterback Campetition is a five-day event featuring the top high school quarterbacks in the nation. The select participants will focus on improving their quarterbacking play both on and off the field. Notable Elite 11 alumni include Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford, Andrew Luck, Jay Cutler and many other NFL starters as well as Heisman Trophy winners Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, Cam Newton, Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Troy Smith, Matt Leinart, Jason White and Carson Palmer.

High school juniors interested in being considered for the Elite 11 QB Finals will need to workout at an Elite 11 QB regional camp or Nike Football Training Camp. There they will receive advanced, one-on-one quarterback instruction. The quarterbacks for Elite 11 QB Finals will be selected after thorough film evaluation, a telephone interview and an in-person workout evaluation at either a Nike Football Training Camp and/or an Elite 11 QB regional camp.

Be prepared to walk away from any one of these events a better football player after receiving one-on-one instruction and competing with best!!


Sun., January 5Los AngelesSanta Monica City College11-2PMHeadshotsMedia Coverage
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Fri., April 25Washington, D.C.Redskins Practice Facility4-7PMHeadshotsMedia Coverage
Sun., May 4DallasAT&T Stadium11AM-2PMHeadshotsMedia Coverage
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Updated: October 28, 2013


  1. David Marean

    April 24, 2016 at 8:08 am


    Here is my sophomore QB -6’4 190lb Braeden Zenelovic’s sophomore HUDL highlight. In two years on Varsity he has thrown for over 2800 yards 27 TDs and run for 7TDs. He has an incredible passion for the position and mature beyond his years. He carries a 93 plus gpa as well. Additionally, he was elected as a top 100 basketball players in NYS.

  2. Anthony Tyler

    December 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    I would like to nominate Tyhier Tyler, Class of 2017, Woodside High School (6A), Newport News, VA. He took over the starting job after week one but missed the last game of the season and first round of the playoffs due to a shoulder injury in week 9.

    • kleetch

      December 29, 2014 at 10:04 am

      Send your this information to Michael White at Michael@studentsports.com A coach recommendation would help as well.

      Good luck!

  3. David Marean

    December 26, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    I would like to nominate my Freshman QB 6’2 180lb Braeden Zenelovic. In his first year on Varsity, he threw for over 1200 yards and 13 touchdown passes and also ran for 3 all done in just 8 games. Additionally, he had a 60% completion rating. He is very passionate about the quarterback position and has an extremely high ceiling


  4. Joel Wells

    December 2, 2014 at 10:17 am

    I would like to nominate Chris Lawson QB Kickapoo High School Springfield mo.

    He is a class sophomore. 6’2 190.

  5. Joseph Humphreys

    November 26, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    • Vincent clay

      January 3, 2015 at 9:21 am

      I would recommend my son but he broke ankle he is 5″9 fr 170lbs sprayberry high school Marietta GA but he will play soph year and then we will send a highlight reel

  6. Landon Noe

    November 25, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    When should we start sending in tape and coachrecommendations?

  7. Terrell Wess

    November 19, 2014 at 8:39 pm

  8. Haden Abernathy

    October 5, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    Can a 2017 graduate attend a elite 11 regional in hopes of maybe attending the elite 11.

    • kleetch

      October 6, 2014 at 10:02 am

      There will be a few 2017 athletes invited to an Elite 11 Regional. Make sure that you send in tape and get coach recommendations sent in for consideration.


    September 30, 2014 at 5:20 am


    September 30, 2014 at 5:19 am

    Arion Nieves Fort Wayne Indiana Sophomore QB check out his HUDL.


  11. bernard williams

    June 5, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    anthony ratliff had not threw a football since his last game in the playoffs in december he was one of the top 5 in atlanta ,mvp at the nftc in charlotte and coming off a knee scope and didnt get an invite.elite 11 was the first time he had touch the field since his surgery 3 months is a long time without throwing a football pretty sure all the other kids where preparing for the event.

  12. Fran Tolbert

    April 28, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Tahj Tolbert is a true 6’5, 205 lbs, sophomore QB. He’s has attended QB Country training camp with Coach David Morris. He’s also being recruited by several colleges. Here is a link below to Tahj’s football hudl highlights. Tahj looks forward to attending the Elite 11 camp next year. Thanks!


  13. Troy Hoskins

    April 28, 2014 at 7:39 am

    Julian Hoskins – Select Underclassmen; Edmond, OK 2017


  14. vrettig

    April 28, 2014 at 7:06 am

    My son and his coach submitted video for review in hopes to be invited to the Columbus Elite 11 competition. We haven’t heard from Mike as of yet and were wondering when the invites are sent.

    • kleetch

      April 28, 2014 at 1:15 pm

      I’m sorry for the lack of communication. The football staff is busy traveling each week to get to work football events, but please follow up with Mike@studentsports.com as needed. He is the only one who can make that call for that region. Invites are sent out on an ongoing basis.

  15. Tyrone williams

    April 14, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Tyrone Williams
    6’4 gunslinger
    Merced High School

  16. willie bigelow

    April 8, 2014 at 7:18 am

    jamie newman 6’3 218pd class of 2016 is attending nftc in D.C. area and would love to attend elite11 in D.C…has registered. just wanting to get better..

  17. Jett Duffey

    April 6, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    If I attended the NFTC does that mean I can also attend the Elite11 camp?

  18. Brian Zezula

    April 4, 2014 at 6:14 am

    Does anyone have the address of the Bears’ Practice Facility that is the location for the April 12th, Elite 11 Camp?

    • kleetch

      April 5, 2014 at 11:59 pm

      Chicago Bears Football Club: 1000 Football Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045

  19. kateherine

    March 27, 2014 at 8:19 am

    are the Elite 11 coaches at all NFTC as well?

    • kleetch

      March 27, 2014 at 2:06 pm

      Not all of them since we do not have as many QB’s at NFTC’s as we do the E11 regionals but we do have a fair representation who do attend all of the NFTC’s as well.

  20. Trent Edwards

    March 22, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    Where do we send our highlights & coaches recommendation for the Elite 11 in the Dallas area?

  21. Nathan

    March 22, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    Who do we email our highlights and coaches recommendation into for the the camp at Ohio State?

  22. C. Kraft

    March 11, 2014 at 7:44 am

    I heard that at 2017 kid is going to the DC Elite 11. Is that true?

  23. Wil Hadler

    March 6, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    Wil Hadler highlights class of 2015

  24. Trenton Bourguet

    February 27, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    Do we know yet what dates the finals are? And will they be in Oregon at Nike facility from now on?

  25. Cyril Suszckiewicz

    February 27, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    Noah Suszckiewicz invited. Will attend the Santa Clara CA showcase.

  26. Jarrett

    February 27, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    is there a camp in new York

  27. Noah Tuttle

    February 26, 2014 at 4:11 am

    Noah Tuttle QB. 2015. Camden County HS. Camden County, NC


  28. Trent Edwards

    February 25, 2014 at 6:34 am

    How do you know if you are invited to the Elite 11 Camp.?

  29. Brandon Wildman

    February 24, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    Where can you send a DVD?

    • kleetch

      February 25, 2014 at 12:10 am

      You can send to: brian@studentsports.com and/or Brian Stumpf, c/o Student Sports, 23954 Madison St, Torrance, CA 90505.

  30. chauncey caldwell

    February 21, 2014 at 7:16 am

    can class of 2017 go ?

    • kleetch

      February 22, 2014 at 12:46 am

      Chauncey, Thanks for the interest. Class of 2015 and exceptional class of 2016 athletes are the norm here but go ahead and send in your highlight video to brian@studentsports.com for consideration and for getting into the system for next year. Good luck.

  31. Garrett

    February 9, 2014 at 7:57 am

    When is the DC regional?

    • kleetch

      February 9, 2014 at 1:03 pm

      The complete schedule has not been announced as of yet since we are locking in facilities. Stay tuned and come back this page for updates.

      • John Fiore

        February 11, 2014 at 6:12 am

        Montclair HS in NJ would be willing to host your event
        We have three turf fields
        John Fiore

        • kleetch

          February 11, 2014 at 11:24 am

          Wow – thanks for the reference. We will take a look at this for next year. Thanks for the heads up on this.

  32. Jahlen hewlett

    February 8, 2014 at 9:49 am

  33. Susan McCall

    February 5, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Andy McCall 2015 QB DW Daniel High School in Central, SC.http://youtu.be/UQZhEJRS2ic

  34. Danny

    February 5, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Cody Agnew (Class of 2015) Patriot High School in Nokesville, Virginia


  35. Saavon brown

    February 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Saavon Brown Williamsport high school 2015 has been named a double threat

  36. Rocky Balboa

    February 3, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Lamar Jackson the best dual threat QB in the state of florida. Boytnon Beach High School. http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2635357/highlights/102628382?autoplay=1

  37. Studdard

    February 3, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Lamar Jackson at Boynton Beach community High School is the best dual threat QB in the nation. hands down http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2635357/highlights/102628382?autoplay=1

  38. Mike Kelly

    January 30, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Zach Kelly (Silliman Institute 2016, Louisiana)

  39. Bill Cosby

    January 27, 2014 at 11:18 pm

    Jawon Pass -Carver-Columbus High-GA 2016

  40. Jennifer Penrod

    January 23, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Sending film on my son QB, Colton Penrod sophomore at Bartlesville High School in Oklahoma. Working with QB coach into summer camps, has a Hudl set up, and was also listed in the prepscores.com and maxprepscores.com, ended with a great season and the heart, soul, and he believes the talent to further his football career!!

  41. Kevin Shaffer

    August 19, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    I never heard of Elite 11 until coming across tail end of taping today 8/19/13 & was so impressed w/ TD’s “realness”, PASSION, & FOUNDATIONS communicating to the young men-it “touched me” enough to take the time to express my observation in hopes TD gets msg!!!! Makes me want to get involved w/ helping out any way I can…..SFT!!!

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