Los Osos quarterback Richard Brehaut continues to reap the rewards of his impressive showings at various college camps. The UCLA commit received another high honor Monday, as he was selected to participate in the 10th annual Elite 11 Quarterback Competition to be held July 21-24, according this article from StudentSportsFootball.com.
Brehaut is one of seven signalcallers that have been selected for the competition, joining Mater Dei quarterback and Rivals.com National No. 1 recruit Matt Barkley (USC commit), A.J. McCarron (Moblie, Ala./Alabama commit), Zach Mettenberger (Watkinsville, Ga., Georgia), Aaron Murray (Tampa, Fla/Georgia), Tom Savage (Springfield, Pa./Rutgers) and Eugene Smith (Miramar, Fla./undecided). Five other QBs will be selected for the competition, with Upland senior Josh Nunes being a player under consideration.
The Elite 11 competition has been attended by current NFL quarterbacks Vince Young, Matt Leinart, Kellen Clemens, Brodie Croyle, Derek Anderson, Kyle Orton, Troy Smith, Trent Edwards, John David Booty, and Andre’ Woodson and has had NFL QBs such as Drew Brees, Carson Palmer, Brady Quinn, Ben Roethlisberger, Jay Cutler, Matt Schaub and Aaron Rodgers serve as counselors. The last five quarterbacks to win the Heisman – Palmer, Jason White, Leinart, Smith and Tim Tebow – have either participated or counseled at the event.