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Purdue commit leads competitors at premier quarterback camp

Purdue commit David Blough of Creekview (Texas) High School is the top-ranked competitor at the Elite 11 camp in Beaverton, Ore. The first top-11 rankings came out today.

Throughout the competition, analysts have been all over Twitter saying Blough, a quarterback, is underranked. He has outperformed plenty of four- and five-star signal callers at the Elite 11, which is a nationwide event that is pared down to 24 players after six regional tryouts.

This isn't the first time the Boilermakers are well represented during the Elite 11 camp. Purdue freshman Danny Etling was an Elite 11 finalist in 2012.

Trent Dilfer, a former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl champion, gave Blough high marks.

"He's fiercely competitive," Dilfer told 247Sports. "He's so determined to be the best he can possibly be, yet he doesn't let that pressure weigh him down. He plays free."

Bruce Feldman of CBS also raved about the 2014 commit.

"Surprised to see how low online QB rankings of #Purdue commit David Blough are," Feldman posted on Twitter. "He's looking better than most 4/5-star guys."