Dylan McCaffrey, a 2017 five-star quarterback commit to Michigan, has made the Elite 11 quarterback finals and will attend The Opening camp on July 6-7 in Beaverton, Oregon.
"He's a unique competitor," Elite 11 analyst/coach Yogi Roth of Bleacher Report said. "You follow (brother) Christian, you follow anyone in the family, he's an elite competitor. What he embraces, I think, is the lonely work. He's going to work with Jedd Fisch as his quarterback coach, Jim Harbaugh is going to develop him, as well. This guy has all the things we don't see to give himself an opportunity in the Big Ten to shine and have a chance to be the No. 1 pick."
McCaffrey had offers from Michigan, Colorado, Duke, Nebraska, Penn State, Rutgers, UCLA, and Washington, but committed to the Maize and Blue in the middle of February. The 6-foot-5 quarterback from Valor Christian in Littleton, Colorado threw for 2,800 yards in his junior season and registered 27 touchdowns.
"I just have to keep working," McCaffrey told Bleacher Report. "I think there is a lot of room for improvement for all of us that are out here. That's what it takes to succeed at the next level and I just want to be the guy that takes what I've learned here and use it to help me continue to grow as a player."
Along with McCaffrey, Davis Mills (Stanford), Hunter Johnson (Clemson), Jack Sears, Tate Martell, Tua Tagovailoa (Alabama), Sean Clifford (Penn State), Jake Fromm (Georgia), Chris Robison (Oklahoma), Myles Brennan (LSU), Tommy Devito (Syracuse), and Sam Ehlinger (Texas) are a part of this year's Elite 11 class.
This is the second year in a row that Michigan has had a quarterback named to the Elite 11. Last year, Michigan freshman quarterback Brandon Peters was one of the players selected to take part in The Opening camp.