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July 22, 2011 at 1:42 PM

Friday afternoon notes — Lindquist named an Elite 11 quarterback

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Mercer Island High senior quarterback Jeff Lindquist, who has committed to sign with Washington and is pictured at right in a Mark Harrison photo, was named today to an Elite 11 quarterback out of the 24 that competed at the camp this week.

Here are details.

Fellow UW commit Cyler Miles of Denver was among the 24 who competed, but he was not named to the final group of 11.

The 6-3, 225-pound Lindquist committed to UW in late April and has been rated as among the top recruits in the state and among the best QBs in the nation. Lindquist and Miles are two of UW’s 16 commits for the Class of 2012.

In an Insider story earlier this week, Greg Biggins recapped the college choices of the Elite 11 QBs.

Three of the final 11 have committed to Pac-12 schools, the others being Shane Dillon (Colorado) and Zach Kline (Cal).

IN OTHER NEWS. …

— Former Husky Brandon Johnson has been arrested in connection with a recent slaying in Long Beach, Calif. Johnson played for the Huskies in 2007 and 2008 but was deemed academically ineligible in the summer of 2009 and did not return to the team.

— UW’s official site has some more details on some of the key upcoming dates for the football team, including noting that Picture Day on Aug. 21 will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

— And who knows what this teams for other schools facing investigations, but reports are leaking this afternoon that Ohio State is unlikely to face any further significant punishment.

All for now.

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