Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud, Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, Kyler Murray, Jameis Winston and Teddy Bridgewater are some of the notable high school quarterbacks that have competed in the Elite 11 Finals since 2010. This year's event gets underway Tuesday and runs through Thursday with a star-studded cast in Los Angeles.
Some notable participants include Malachi Nelson of Los Alamitos (Calif.), Dante Moore of King (Detroit), Jaden Rashada of Pittsburg (Calif.), Jackson Arnold of Guyer (Denton, Texas), Eli Holstein of Zachary (La.) and Christopher Vizzina of Briarwood Christian (Birmingham, Ala.).
California will have the most participants with four followed by Tennessee with three. Florida, Louisiana, Michigan and Texas all have two while Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska have one. See a complete breakdown below of the 20 signal callers competing in Southern California this week.
Elite 11 Finals participants
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 200
Status: Committed to Oklahoma
The five-star quarterback put up big numbers during his junior season, accounting for 4,580 total yards and 46 touchdowns for the Class 6A Division 2 state runner-up.
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 195
Status: Committed to Louisville
Clarkson threw for over 1,500 yards and 17 touchdowns while splitting time with Katin Houser in 2021. He takes over as the full-time starter in 2022 for one of the premier programs in the country.
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 190
Status: Committed to Purdue
The four-star quarterback threw for nearly 2,000 yards as a junior and led the Panthers to a 35-28 win over the state's top team and eventual champion Catholic (Baton Rouge).
Height: 6-5 | Weight: 200
Status: Committed to Cincinnati
One of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in the country finished his junior season with 1,467 yards passing and 15 touchdowns to go with 1,781 yards rushing and 24 scores. The three-star led the Pilots to a 13-0 record and Division 2 state title.
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 190
Status: Committed to Oklahoma State
Flores has thrown for over 6,000 yards and 51 touchdowns during his high school career and is coming off a monster junior campaign. He threw for 2,885 yards and 26 touchdowns while completing 70 percent of his passes to go with over 200 yards rushing and 10 scores.
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 195
Glenn is one of five quarterbacks selected who is still uncommitted and has landed over 30 FBS offers.
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 220
Status: Committed to Alabama
Height: 6-5 | Weight: 195
Status: Committed to Tennessee
The five-star quarterback checks in as the fourth-rated prospect overall and finished his junior season at Warren (Downey) with over 2,200 yards passing. His most impressive stat was 33 touchdown passes compared to only one interception. He transferred to Long Beach Poly in March
. Expect the Jackrabbits to be one of the top teams in Southern California this fall.
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 170
Finished his junior season with 2,550 yards passing and 20 touchdowns to go with 1,080 yards rushing and 22 scores for the 5A runner-up. The multi-sport standout is expected to make a college decision later this summer and Kansas State, Oregon and Washington are all heavily in the mix.
Height: 6-6 | Weight: 225
Status: Committed to Iowa State
The son of Jamie Kohl, the director of Kohl's Professional Camps, which is one of the most respected sites when it comes to ranking kickers, punters and long snappers. J.J. has taken a different route and is one of the best quarterbacks in the country, throwing for over 2,100 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior.
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 205
Status: Committed to Pittsburgh
Had a very productive junior season throwing for 3,280 yards and 32 touchdowns.
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 195
Named the MaxPreps Michigan Player of the Year
after throwing for 3,000-plus yards and 40 touchdowns for the Division III state champs. The five-star QB checks in as the 12th-rated prospect overall and No. 1 player in Michigan.
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 180
Status: Committed to USC
Selected to the MaxPreps Junior All-America second team after throwing for nearly 2,700 yards and 39 touchdowns. Nelson is the second-rated prospect overall and No. 1 player in California.
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 185
Status: Committed to Baylor
Has been one of the most productive quarterbacks in the Lone Star State and over the last two years he has thrown for over 6,000 yards and 75 touchdowns.
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 200
Status: Committed to Florida State
After spending his first two years of high school in Texas at Duncanville and Red Oak he transferred to Ravenwood before his junior season. He accounted for over 2,500 yards of total offense and 32 touchdowns in 2021.
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 185
Recent Miami pledge chose the Hurricanes over California, Florida, LSU, Mississippi, Oregon and Texas A&M.
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 225
Status: Committed to Arkansas
Has been putting up big-time numbers playing against the best competition in Georgia during his high school career. Over the last two years he has accounted for 6,000-plus yards of total offense and 81 touchdowns.
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 185
Status: Committed to Penn State
Stokes comes from the same high school that produced Tim Tebow and had a huge junior campaign. The future Nittany Lion threw for 2,672 yards and 22 touchdowns to go with nearly 500 yards rushing and six scores.
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 210
Status: Committed to Clemson
The five-star quarterback racked up over 2,600 yards of total offense and 31 touchdowns in 2021.
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 190
Threw for over 2,000 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior. Picked Miami over 11 other FBS offers.