2000

ALUMNI

2000 QUARTERBACKS

Elite 11 QB Derek Anderson

DEREK ANDERSON

Scappoose (Ore.)

OREGON STATE

NFL: BAL/CLE/ARI/CAR

Kellen Clemens

KELLEN CLEMENS

Burns (Ore.)

OREGON

NFL: NYJ/HOU/STL/SD

Nic Costa

NIC COSTA

Aloha (Ore.)

ARIZONA/PORTLAND ST.

BRODIE CROYLE (MVP)

Westbrook Christian (Ala.)

ALABAMA

NFL: KC/ARI

Brodie Croyle
Ingle Martin
Adrian McPherson
Kyle Orton
Casey Paus

INGLE MARTIN

Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.)

FLORIDA/FURMAN

NFL: GB/TEN/DEN

ADRIAN MCPHERSON

Southeast Bradenton (Fla.)

FLORIDA STATE

NFL: NO

KYLE ORTON

Southeast Polk (Iowa)

PURDUE

NFL: CHI/DEN/KC/DAL/BUF

CASEY PAUS

Lincoln-Way (Ill.)

WASHINGTON

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Billy Hart

BILLY HART

Mission Viejo(Calif..)

USC

MLB: HOU

Matt Leinart

MATT LEINART

Mater Dei (Calif.)

USC

NFL: ARI/HOU/OAK/BUF

D.J. Shockley

D.J. SHOCKLEY

North Clayton (Ga.)

GEORGIA

NFL: ATL

Paul Troth

PAUL TROTH

Vance (N.C.)

EAST CAROLINA/LIBERTY

2000 HIGHLIGHTS

DEREK ANDERSON
KYLE ORTON
2004 1st Team All Big 10
4th in Purdue History in Career Passing Yards (9,337)
NFL Career: 18,037 Yards and 101 TD's
2004 All Pac-10 QB
79 Career Passing TD's (2nd in Pac-10 History)
School Records: Passing Yards (11,249) & TD's (79)
2007 NFL Pro Bowler
MATT LEINART
2004 Heisman Trophy Winner
2004 BCS National Champion | 2-Time AP National Champion
2-Time 1st Team All American (2004-2005, 2005-2006)
37-2 (97.4%) as USC Starter | School Record for TD Passes (99)
2006 NFL Draft 1st Round Pick (#10 Overall)
2000 ELITE 11 AWARDS
*as voted on by CFB counselors
BRODIE CROYLE
MVP
BEST RELEASE
BEST FEET
D.J. SHOCKLEY
KYLE ORTON

2000 COUNSELORS

DREW BREES

Westlake (Texas)

PURDUE

NFL: SD/NO

A.J. FEELEY

Ontario (Ore.)

OREGON

NFL: PHI/MIA/SD/CAR/STL

KURT KITTNER

Schaumburg (Ill.)

ILLINOIS

NFL: ATL/CIN/PIT/CHI

CARSON PALMER

Santa Margarita (Calif.)

USC

NFL: CIN/OAK/ARI

MARQUES TUIASOSOPO

Woodinville (Calif.)

WASHINGTON

NFL: WSH/OAK/NYJ

Drew Brees and Carson Palmer
Elite 11 College Counselor Kurt Kittner

2000 REGIONAL FINALISTS

RICHARD BARTEL

Grapevine (Texas)

SMU/TARLETON ST.

NFL: DAL/CLE/JAX/WSH/ARI

JAY CUTLER

Heritage Hills (Ind.)

VANDERBILT

NFL: DEN/CHI

RYAN FITZPATRICK

Highland (Ariz.)

HARVARD

NFL: STL/CIN/BUF/TEN/HOU/NYJ

BRUCE GRADKOWSKI

Seton La-Salle (Pa.)

TOLEDO

NFL: TB/CLE/OAK/CIN/PIT

DAN ORLOVSKY

Shelton (Conn.)

CONNETICUT

NFL: DET/HOU/IND/TB/DET

MICHAEL ROBINSON

Varina (Va.)

PENN STATE

NFL: SF/SEA

BRAD SMITH

Chaney (Ohio)

PENN STATE

NFL: NYJ/BUF/PHI

OTHER CLASS of 2001 NOTABLES
*TAVARIS JACKSON
  • Alabama State
  • NFL: MIN/BUF/SEA
*JOE MAUER
  • Gatorade National Player of the Year (Football)
  • MLB: Minnesota Twins
*BRYAN RANDALL
  • Virginia Tech
  • NFL: ATL/TB/PIT
*CHARLIE WHITEHURST
  • Clemson
  • NFL: SD/SEA/TEN/IND/CLE

*Indicates quarterbacks who did not come to an Elite 11 event. Participation in an event is mandatory to be considered for the Elite 11 Finals.

2000 PHOTO GALLERY

College Counselor Carson Palmer
Elite 11 Coach Bob Johnson
Croyle, Leinart, and Shockley
College Counselor Kurt Kittner
Elite 11 QB Drills
Elite 11 QB D.J. Shockley
Elite 11 QB Derek Anderson
College Counselor Carson Palmer
Elite 11 QB Kyle Orton
Elite 11 QB Billy Hart
Elite 11 MVP Brodie Croyle
College Counselor Marques Tuiasosopo
Elite 11 Site Overview
College Counselor A.J. Feeley
Elite 11 QB Kellen Clemens

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