Commentary

Elite 11 Quarterback Tracker

Updated: November 4, 2009, 5:01 PM ET
By Michael White | ESPNRISE.com

How are the nation's top quarterbacks progressing? Each week, ESPN RISE tracks the performances of the 12 QBs who attended the 2009 Elite 11 quarterback event.

(Results based on games through Oct. 31)

Blake Bell
Bishop Carroll (Wichita, Kan.)
College:
Oklahoma
Bell was a one-man show in another blowout victory for Carroll. During the 61-35 victory over Liberal (Kan.), the future Sooner rushed for 220 yards and four scores while adding another 175 yards through the air with five touchdowns.
Next Game: Nov. 6 vs. Newton (Kan.)

Joe Boisture
Saline (Saline, Mich.)
College:
Michigan State
Boisture's senior season came to an end early against Chelsea (Chelsea, Mich.) when he was knocked out with a concussion before posting any stats.

Robert Bolden
St. Mary's (Orchard Lake, Mich.)
College:
Penn State
Bolden didn't throw a pass in St. Mary's 31-0 win over Detroit Central. The Eaglets controlled the game on the ground, running 58 times for 262 yards to advance to the second round of the Division 3 playoffs.
Next Game: Playoffs Nov 7 vs. Melvindale (Mich.)

Elite 11
Performer of the Week

Jacob Morgan
Stephen F. Ausitn (Austin, Texas)

    39-of-55 for 541 yards and 6 TDs

    Morgan sets a career high with six touchdowns passes.

    Other Notable Performances

    Luke Woodley, Highland Park (Dallas, Texas)
    24-of-28 for 448 yards and 5 TDs

    Danny Kiekroeger, Menlo (Atherton, Calif.)
    28-of-47 for 451 yards and 5 TDs

    Nick Hirschman, Los Gatos (Calif.)
    12-of-17 for 413 yards and 5 TDs

    L.T. Pfaff, Atoka (Okla.)
    30-of-48 for 364 yards and 4 TDs

    Justin Worley, Northwestern (Rock Hill, S.C.)
    26-of-32 for 413 yards and 4 TDs

    Derek Buganza, Brockway (Pa.)
    20-of-36 for 268 yards and 4 TDs

    Attention quarterbacks: Want to be part of the ESPN RISE Elite 11 Tracker? Send your stats to Michael White (michael@studentsports.com). Top performances for quarterbacks around the country will be included weekly, so check ESPNRISE.com to see if you had a game worthy of making the Elite 11 Tracker or being performer of the week.

    -- Michael White

Tyler Bray
Kingsburg (Kingsburg, Calif.)
College:
Tennessee
Bray accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Vikings to their eight win and remain undefeated. In the 38-14 victory, Bray went for 208 yards and two scores.
Next Game: Nov 6 vs. Exeter (Calif.)

Barry Brunetti
Memphis University School (Memphis, Tenn.)
College:
West Virginia
Brunetti put together one of his best performances this season, accounting for five touchdowns during Memphis University's 42-16 win over Briarcrest Christian (Memphis, Tenn.). He was 8-of-13 for 195 yards with four touchdowns while adding 91 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
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Next Game: Playoffs TBD

Devin Gardner
Inkster (Inkster, Mich.)
College:
Michigan
Not much was needed through the air from Gardner during Inkster's 51-19 first-round playoff route of Ford (Detroit, Mich.). Gardner did run for a 68-yard score finishing with 50 yards passing.
Next Game: Playoffs Nov. 7 vs. Thurston (Redford, Mich.)
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Jake Heaps
Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.)
College:
BYU
Despite throwing for 233 yards and three touchdowns, it was not enough as Heaps and Skyline fell to Bothell (Wash.) 25-20 in the KingsCo 4A championship game.
Next Game: Playoffs TBD
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Austin Hinder
Steamboat Springs (Steamboat Springs, Colo.)
College:
Cal
Steamboat Springs rolled to a 58-13 victory over Buena Vista (Colo.) to set up a matchup of undefeated teams against defending state champs Glenwood Springs (Colo.). Steamboat put up 51 first-half points with the help of Hinder's three passing scores and one rushing touchdown. The future Golden Bear completed 10 of 16 passes for 148 yards and rushed for 63 yards overall.
Next Game: Nov 6 vs. Glenwood Springs (Colo.)
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Nick Montana
Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
College:
Washington
Oaks Christian came out firing, putting up 31 points in the first quarter and cruising to a 59-0 victory over Oak Park (Calif.). Montana did his part in limited action, completing 6 of 10 attempts for 176 yards with three scores.
Next Game: Nov 6 vs. Santa Clara (Oxnard, Calif.)

Jesse Scroggins
Lakewood (Lakewood, Calif.)
College:
USC
This week it was the ground game that propelled Lakewood to a 60-7 victory over Millikan (Long Beach, Calif.). The Lancers rushed for 260 yards and six touchdowns, while Scroggins still did his part, throwing for 180 yards and two scores.
Next Game: Nov. 13 @ Wilson (Long Beach, Calif.)
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Phillip Sims
Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.)
College:
Alabama
Sims led Oscar Smith on five straight scoring drives to put the game out of reach by halftime against Western Branch (Chesapeake, Va.). In the rout, Sims passed for four touchdowns and 159 yards.
Next Game: Nov. 6 vs. Great Bridge (Chesapeake, Va.)

Chandler Whitmer
Downers Grove South (Downers Grove, Ill.)
College:
Illinois
Trailing 21-12 late in the fourth quarter, Whitmer rallied the Mustangs to their first playoff win since 2005 with a 22-21 victory over Waubonsie Valley (Aurora, Ill.). With 4:23 left in the game, Whitmer connected on a 5-yard TD pass to gain the lead and finished 15-of-23 for 147 yards.
Next Game: Playoffs Nov. 7 vs. Bolingbrook (Ill.)
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Elite 11 Quarterback Tracker
Quarterback COMP ATT Yards TD INT Notes
Blake Bell 132 201 1,953 25 1 16 rush TDs
Joe Boisture 90 161 1,055 5 5 3 rush TDs
Robert Bolden 52 112 671 1 3 3 rush TDs
Tyler Bray 107 182 2,012 24 5 Rush TD
Barry Brunetti 99 181 1,756 22 0 7 rush TDs
Devin Gardner 81 148 1,573 12 4 7 rush TDs
Jake Heaps 134 227 1,958 25 4 2 rush TD
Austin Hinder 110 174 1,402 19 2 9 rush TDs
Nick Montana 86 145 1,337 19 5
Jesse Scroggins 103 171 1,517 24 1 5 rush TDs
Phillip Sims 109 182 1,975 22 7
Chandler Whitmer 113 181 1,697 20 10 2 rush TD