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What it takes to win E-11 finals

E-11 finals coach Trent Dilfer breaks down what each player has to do to win

Updated: July 19, 2012, 1:28 PM ET
By Erik McKinney | ESPN RecruitingNation
Twenty-five quarterbacks are vying to win the Elite 11 finals, but it's going to take more than arm strength and accuracy to win this competition. We got a chance to catch up with Elite 11 finals coach Trent Dilfer to find out what each signal-caller must do to win.

According to the Super Bowl-winning quarterback, the five days of competition will be similar to the first three days of an NFL training camp and the ultimate winner is the one who "masters the playbook, transfers it to the field and shows the greatest functional football intelligence."

Austin Allen

(Fayetteville, Ark./Fayetteville)
College: Arkansas

Allen committed to the hometown Razorbacks in May, over offers from Auburn, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Stanford, among others. The nation's No. 20-ranked pocket passer threw for more than 4,000 yards and 46 touchdowns last year, on his way to a state title.

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