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

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