Learning from the best
Elite 11 gives top high school QBs the chance to practice with college greats
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Two thick rows of green treetops block the outside view of the artificial surface at Bo Jackson Field on the campus at Nike World Headquarters. Only a few parents of the gathered high school quarterbacks and a group of Elite 11 staffers watched Saturday as the college stars who serve as counselors at this event tossed footballs toward the corner of an end zone.
Practice for the young QBs remained more than an hour away. An idyllic setting. No pressure. Relaxing times.
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Two are better than one: The Elite 11 and The Opening have joined forces. Both events will be held in Beaverton, Ore., starting Saturday. You can catch the action on ESPNU:
July 1 at 7 p.m. ET
July 2 at 9 p.m. ET
July 3 at 9 p.m. ET