Gilbert throws six TDs in win over Hutto
How are the nation's top high school quarterbacks progressing? Each week, ESPN RISE will track the performances of the Elite 11 quarterbacks.
Results based on games through Oct. 4.HOW THEY FARED LAST WEEK:
Tajh Boyd -- Phoebus (Hampton, Va.)
College: West Virginia
Boyd missed his second straight game with a knee sprain, but the Phantoms were able to move to 6-0 with a 65-13 win over Gloucester in his absence. Boyd hopes to return to action Friday against archrival Hampton.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. Hampton
Brehaut and Los Osos improved to 3-1 on the season with a workmanlike 24-14 win over Kaiser on Friday. The UCLA commitment hit 18 of his 25 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown in the victory.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. West Ranch
Allan Bridgford -- Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.)
Bridgford and the Diablos came to life after a scoreless first quarter, as the senior passed for 230 yards and four scoring strikes in a 42-21 win over Murrieta Valley. Mission is now up to No. 8 in the CalHiSports.com state rankings and has a bye before facing rival Tesoro.
Next game: Oct. 17 at Tesoro
Raymond Cotton -- Meade (Fort Meade, Md.)
Cotton and Meade ended up on the wrong end of a shootout Friday night; Arundel High eventually had more firepower, racing to a 46-25 win. The Auburn pledge still managed to pass for 259 yards and three more scores in the losing effort.
Next game: Oct. 24 vs. Annapolis
Garrett Gilbert -- Lake Travis (Austin, Texas)
Gilbert seems to be getting better each game and is really emerging as a national player of the year candidate if Lake Travis can keep winning. The Texas pledge hit 13-of-15 for 273 yards and six scores in a 55-20 win over Hutto.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. Lampasas
Andrew Maxwell -- Midland (Midland, Mich.)
College: Michigan State
Maxwell and the Chemics suffered their first loss of the year this past week, as rival Bay City Western rallied from a 21-7 deficit to tip Midland 28-21. The Michigan State recruit completed 12-of-20 for 215 yards in the loss.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. Flint Central
A.J. McCarron -- St. Paul's Episcopal (Mobile, Ala.)
The rough start continued for the defending Class 5A state champs, as Vigor pounded the Saints 34-0. McCarron passed for 141 yards in the whitewashing.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. Citronelle
Zach Mettenberger -- Oconee County (Watkinsville, Ga.)
Mettenberger and Oconee County improved their region record to 2-0 with an impressive 38-0 shutout of Elbert County. The 6-foot-5 passer completed 17-of-28 for 189 yards and three touchdowns in the big win.
Next game: Oct. 10 at Stephens County
Aaron Murray -- Plant (Tampa, Fla.)
After racking up 1,049 passing yards and 19 TDs in his past three games, Murray and the Plant Panthers enjoyed a week off. The nation's No. 34 team is back in action Friday against Tampa Blake.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Blake
College: North Carolina
Renner and West Springfield won their fourth straight, as the Spartans raced past West Potomac 48-13. Renner passed for 255 yards and three TDs in the win, upping his impressive totals to 1,610 yards and 18 TD passes through six games.
Next game: Oct. 10 vs. South County
Tom Savage -- Cardinal O'Hara (Springfield, Pa.)
Savage and the O'Hara Lions continue to roll on despite the loss of star junior RB Corey Brown, taking care of Roman Catholic 21-14. The big pocket passer completed 12-of-24 for 209 yards and two scores in the win.
Next game: Oct. 11 at Archbishop Ryan
Eugene Smith -- Miramar (Miramar, Fla.)
It was more of the same on Friday night for Smith and the Patriots, who moved to 4-0 with a 42-6 shellacking of Flanagan High. Smith completed 11-of-21 for 229 yards and three touchdowns while also rushing for two scores.
Next game: Oct. 11 vs. Cypress Bay
|Title of data|
|Tajh Boyd||53||34||588||7||4||6-0||Missed two games (knee)|
|Richard Brehaut||101||64||908||6||0||3-1||2 TDs rushing|
|Raymond Cotton||153||86||1,218||14||2||2-3||2 TDs rushing|
|Garrett Gilbert||166||107||1,740||20||1||6-0||3 TDs rushing|
|Aaron Murray||105||61||1,170||19||2||3-1||TD rushing|
|Bryn Renner||171||102||1,610||18||3||4-2||225 yards, 3 TDs rushing|
|Tom Savage||102||58||853||7||1||6-0||TD rushing|
|Eugene Smith||84||54||890||10||1||4-0||2 TDs rushing|
Other top QB performances from around the country:
Mywan Jackson - Seffner (Fla.) Armwood: 205 yards and 5 TDs
Tymothy Pearson - Thurston (Springfield, Ore.): 20-of-24 for 229 yards and 2 TDs
Nick Baker - Lake Stevens (Lake Stevens, Wa.): 30-of-41 for 369 yards and 5 TDs
Billy Cosh - Arundel (Gambrills, Md.): 26-of-41 for 364 yards and 6 TDs
Tyler Moore - Dunham (Baton Rouge, La.): 16-of-22 for 315 yards and 5 TDs
Michael Faine - Ada (Ada, Ohio): 23-of-26 for 396 yards and 6 TDs
Matt King - Rockville (Rockville, Ind.): 18-of-27 for 259 yards and 5 TDs
Jamal Turner ('11) - Sam Houston (Arlington, Texas.): 32-of-57 for 354 yards and 2 TDs
Dusty Kiel - Columbus East (Columbus, Ind.): 11-of-13 for 292 yards and 5 TDs
David Gerber - Garaway (Sugarcreek, Ohio): 16-of-21 for 302 yards and 3 TDs
Dez Duron - Evangel Christian (Shreveport, La.): 28-of-37 for 420 yards and 8 TDs
Zach Oliver ('11) - Catholic (Baton Rouge, La.): 22-of-35 for for 279 yards and 2 TDs
Taylor Bartlett - Catholic (Little Rock, Ark.): 21-of-30 for 334 yards and 2 TDs
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