Connor Brewer is off to a fine start in his junior season, throwing lots of passes to fellow 2012 standout Davonte Neal and helping Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral to a 4-0 record so far.
Brewer, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound pro-style quarterback, has about 700 passing yards with eight touchdowns through four games and Neal, who has 277 receiving yards and four scores, is his main target.
"We have designed plays to get him open, we have good offensive schemes for that, but also he's a playmaker and he gets himself open, too," Brewer said.
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"It makes my job a whole lot easier. We got a lot of timing down and chemistry that we work in the off-season and it's a blessing that he came to Chaparral to help me out."
Arizona, Arizona State and Nebraska have already verbally offered Brewer, who said Texas, Alabama, Texas Tech and UCLA are some of the newer schools showing interest. USC, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Oregon and Notre Dame are a few others already involved.
Brewer has already taken unofficial visits to the Arizona-Iowa game last weekend and the season opener at Arizona State and there are preliminary plans to visit USC for a game this season.
The environment at Arizona this past weekend was electric, Brewer said, and the Wildcats are definitely under consideration. So to is Arizona State because Brewer likes the Sun Devils' offense and how they use quarterback Steven Threet.
"It was a sold-out crowd and I was on the field for a little bit of the game and it was awesome down there," Brewer said of his Arizona trip. "It's a great place to play, I like the coaches and everything and it's just a great atmosphere.
"At Arizona State, they have a good quarterback, good offense, good scheme, they threw the ball well and I thought their team was pretty good. They played really well."
Since it's still early in his junior season, Brewer is in no rush to make a commitment. He already has a few verbal offers and an impressive group of colleges pursuing him. Brewer plans to take his time and wait to see which schools offer before he jumps early and ends his recruitment.
"I'm just waiting," Brewer said. "I don't really have a favorite right now. I'm hearing from a lot of schools and teams are showing a lot of interest.
"I just want to see it play out for a while and see who wants me the most and where I'm going to fit into their system. That's basically how I'm going to make my choice."