Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Elite 11 Tracker: Rodrigues lights it up
By Michael White
ESPNHS will follow the weekly progress of the ESPNHS Elite 11 quarterbacks during their senior seasons. In addition we will track the top quarterback performances from around the country. The Elite 11 Tracker will be featured every Wednesday.
Whitney (Rocklin, Calif.) QB Jake Rodrigues
This week it was Jake Rodrigues who got his season off to a hot start with an outstanding performance leading his squad to victory. The future Oregon Duck was able to do it all, scoring through the air and on the ground accounting for six total touchdowns and over 350 total yards.
Connor Brewer bounced back nicely with a solid game to lead his team to a victory as did Preston Dewey, Tyler O’Connor and Patton Robinette. See how the rest of the field did this past weekend as well as other top performances from around the country in this weeks Elite 11 Tracker.
Austin Appleby, 6-4, 225, Hoover (North Canton, Ohio) Committed to Purdue
Last Week: 14-of-33 for 172 yards with a touchdown and an interception in a 21-17 loss to Stow-Munroe Falls (Stow, Ohio), team is 0-1.
Season Totals: 14-of-33 for 172 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
This week: vs. Louisville (Louisville, Ohio)
Connor Brewer, 6-2, 190, Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Committed to Texas
Last Week: 13-of-25 for 203 yards, one touchdown and an interception in a 22-21 win over Salpointe Catholic (Tucson, Ariz.), team is 1-1.
Season totals: 24-of-51 for 401 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions.
This week: at Marcos De Niza (Tempe, Ariz.)
Neal Burcham, 6-2, 185, Greenbrier (Greenbrier, Ark.) Uncommitted
First game Sept. 2 at Beebe (Beebe, Ark.)
Tyler Cameron, 6-3, 216, Jupiter Community (Jupiter, Fla.) Committed to South Florida
First game Sept. 2 vs. Leonard (Greenacres, Fla.)
Preston Dewey, 6-2, 200, St. Andrews Episcopal (Austin, Texas) Committed to Miami
Last Week: 11-of-14 for 147 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-2 victory over St. Mary's Hall (San Antonio, Texas).
Season Totals: 11-of-14 for 147 yards and three touchdowns
This week: at Regents (Austin, Texas)
Shane Dillon, 6-4, 180, Christian (El Cajon, Calif.) Committed to Colorado
First game Sept.3 vs. Hoover (San Diego, Calif.)
Bart Houston, 6-3, 200, De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) Committed to Wisconsin
First Game Sept. 2 vs. Belalrmine (San Jose, Calif.)
Chad Kelly, 6-2, 205, Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Institute (Buffalo, N.Y.) Committed to Clemson
First game Sept. 3 vs. Aquinas Institute (Rochester, N.Y.)
Gunner Kiel, 6-3, 215, East (Columbus, Ind.) Committed to Indiana
Last Week: 14-of-24 for 402 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in a 45-40 loss to Columbus North (Columbus, Ind.), team is 1-1.
Season totals: 18-of-41 for 446 yards and four touchdowns with one interception, 98 yards and one touchdown rushing.
This week: vs. Seymour (Seymour, Ind.)
Zach Kline, 6-2, 205, San Ramon Valley (Danville, Calif.) Committed to California
First game Sept. 3 vs. Folsom (Folsom, Calif.)
Jeff Lindquist, 6-3, 225, Mercer Island (Mercer Island, Wash.) Committed to Washington
First game Sept. 3 vs. Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.)
Tanner Mangum, 6-2, 190, Eagle (Eagle, Idaho) Committed to BYU
First game Sept. 3 vs. Timberline (Lacey, Wash.)
Tyler Matthews, 6-2, 195, McPherson (McPherson, Kan.) Committed to TCU
First game Sept. 2 at Andover (Andover, Wash.)
Cyler Miles, 6-3, 210, J.K. Mullen (Denver, Col.) Committed to Washington
First game Sept. 2 vs. Chaparral (Parker, Col.)
Tyler O’Connor, 6-2, 205, Lima Central (Lima, Ohio) Committed to Michigan State
Last Week: 11-of-21 for 121 yards with two interceptions in a 21-14 win over St. John's (Delphos, Ohio), team is 1-0.
Season Totals: 11-of-21 for 121 yards and two interceptions.
This week: vs. Crestview (Convoy, Ohio)
Nick Patti, 5-10, 185, Dr. Phillips (Orlando, Fla.) Committed to Boise State
First game Sept. 2 @ Apopka (Apopka, Fla.)
Zeke Pike, 6-4, 233, Dixie Heights (Fort Mitchell, Kent.) Committed to Auburn
Last Week: 22-of-36 for 336 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in a 56-35 loss to Covington Catholic (Park Hills, Kent.), team is 0-2.
Season totals: 22-of-36 for 336 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions.
This week: vs. Highlands (Fort Thomas, Kent.)
Maryville (Maryville, Tenn.) QB Patton Robinette is headed to UNC.
Patton Robinette, 6-4, 200, Maryville (Maryville, Tenn.) Committed to North Carolina
Last Week: 11-of-14 for 141 yards, a touchdown and one interception. Rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown in 26-19 win over Alcoa (Alcoa, Tenn.), team is 2-0.
Season totals: 23-of-28 for 277 yards, three touchdows and an interception with two rushing touchdowns.
This week: at Knoxville West (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Jake Rodrigues, 6-2, 210, Whitney (Rocklin, Calif.) Committed to Oregon
Last week: 13-of-19 for 302 yards and four touchdowns. Rushed for another two scores in a 39-0 win over River City (West Sacramento, Calif.), team is 1-0.
Season totals:13-of-19 for 302 yards and four touchdowns, two touchdowns rushing.
This week: vs. Rocklin (Rocklin, Calif.)
Grant Rohach, 6-2, 185, Moorpark (Moorpark, Calif.) Committed to Iowa State
First Game Sept. 2 vs. Palos Verdes (Palos Verdes, Calif.)
Patrick Towles, 6-4, 230, Highlands (Fort Thomas, Kent.) Committed to Kentucky
Last Week: Idle
Season totals: 11-of-24 for 201 yards and one touchdown, 79 yards and three touchdowns rushing
This week: @Dixie Heights (Edgewood, Kent.)
Chad Voytik, 6-0, 195, Cleveland (Cleveland, Tenn.) Committed to Pittsburgh
Last Week: 16-of-31 for 241 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Rushed for 68 yards and one touchdown in a 37-21 loss to Knoxville Catholic (Knoxville, Tenn.), team is 0-2.
Season totals: 27-of-51 for 364 yards, one touchdown and five interceptions. Rushed for 68 yards and a touchdown.
This week: at Knoxville Catholic (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Travis Wilson, 6-7, 215, San Clemente (San Clemente, Calif.) Committed to Utah
First game Sept. 8 vs. Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley, Calif.)
Jameis Winston, 6-3, 195, Hueytown (Hueytown, Ala.) Committed to Florida State
Last week: 16-of-25 for 207 yards and one touchdown. Rushed for 55 yards in a 34-6 win over Pelham (Pelham, Ala.), tam is 2-0. Season totals: 26-of-46 for 345 yards, two touchdown and three interceptions passing, 172 yards and four touchdowns rushing.
This week: at Wenonah (Birmingham, Ala.)
Other top performances from around the country: Will Anderson, Wesleyan (Norcross, Ga.) 22-of-47 for 392 yards and five touchdowns in a 43-40 victory Seminole County (Donalsonville, Ga.)
Brady Burgin, Sr., Highland Park (Dallas, Texas) 18-of-26 for 274 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-28 win over Everman (Everman, Texas)
Brad Butler, Jr., Darlington (Rome, Ga.) 14-of-17 passing for 166 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-35 victory over Dade Christian (Miami, Fla.).
Chad Chalich, Sr., Coeur d'Alene (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) 28-of-34 for 384 yards and three touchdowns in a 37-24 win over Rocky Mountain (Meridian, Idaho)
Ford Childress, Sr., Kinkaid (Houston) 19-of-26 for 354 yards and seven touchdowns in a 63-14 win over Anahuac (Anahuac, Texas)
Dane Evans, Sr., Sanger (Sanger, Texas) 16-of-23 for 369 yards and four touchdowns, one interception in a 58-6 win over Hirschi (Wichita Falls, Texas)
Riley Ferguson, Jr., Butler (Matthews, N.C.) 7-of-7 for 246 yards and five touchdowns in a 70-6 win over Olympic (Charlotte, N.C.)
Matt Futrell, Jr., Hillcrest (Springfield, Mo.) 28-of-47 for 473 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-20 win over Seneca (Seneca, Mo.)
Jake Findley, Jr., Giltner (Giltner, Neb.) 22-of-29 for 487 yards and seven touchdowns in a 82-14 win over Shelby (Shelby, Neb.)
Josh Greer, Sr., Arlington (Arlington, Texas) 20-of-42 for 444 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-42 win over Plano East (Plano, Texas)
Charlie High, Jr., Christian Academy (Knoxville, Tenn.) 24-of-34 for 377 yards and 5ive touchdowns, one interception in a 50-7 win over Lexington Christian (Lexington, Kent.)
Kenny Hill, Jr., Carroll (Southlake, Texas) 32-of-44 for 402 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-31 for Copperas Cove (Copperas, Texas)
Scott Hosch, Sr., North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.) 12-of-17 for 303 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-0 win over East St. Louis (East St. Louis, Ill.)
Hagen Hutchinson, Jr., Stamford (Stamford, Texas) 20-of-35 for 431 yards and three touchdowns, one interception in a 47-21 win over Munday (Munday, Texas)
Johnathan McCrary, Jr., Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, Ga.) 10-of-12 for 312 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-19 win over Veterans (Kathleen, Ga.)
Connor Mitch, Jr., Wakefield (Raleigh, N.C.) 22-of-36 for 354 yards and two touchdowns in a 50-47 win over Holly Springs (Holly Springs, N.C.)
Daigien Morgan, So., Washington (Fort Bend, Ind.) 12-of-19 for 361 yards and three touchdowns, one interception in a 40-21 win over Michigan City (Michigan City, Ind.)
Jake Nelson, Sr., Milwaukee Lutheran (Milwaukee, Wisc.) 16-of-22 for 297 yards and six touchdowns in a 54-46 win over Waupun (Waupun, Wisc.)
Kyle Sloter, Sr., Mount Pisgah (Alpharetta, Ga.) 11-of-12 for 308 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Cross Keys (Atlanta)
Von Smith, Jr., West Oktibbeha (Maben, Miss.) 20-of-23 for 532 yards and five touchdowns in a 50-30 win over Montgomery County (Kilmichael, Miss.)
Chase Roark, Sr., Middlesboro (Middlesboro, Kent.) 17-of-27 for 320 yards and five touchdowns plus two touchdowns rushing in a 62-7 win over Hancock County (Sneedville, Tenn.)
Eric VanSwol, Sr., North Pointe Christian (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 19-of-21 for 348 yards and seven touchdowns in a 61-13 rout of Bridgman (Bridgman, Mich.)
Marshall Williams, Sr., Flower Mound (Flower Mound, Texas) 21-of-43 for 505 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-41 loss to Dallas Jesuit (Dallas, Texas)
R.J. Williams, Sr., Woodland (Cartersville, Ga.) 24-of-34 for 336 yards and three touchdowns passing with 147 yards and two touchdowns rushing in a 39-26 win over Cass (Cartersville, Ga.)
Travis Wright, Jr., Trinity (Louisville, Kent.) 16-of-17 for 336 yards and five touchdowns in a 66-21 win over Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, Tenn.)
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