Max Browne is considered one of the nation's top quarterbacks in the 2013 class and he performed well at the Stanford Elite 11 regional workout last weekend but he said he's not thinking about rankings or his recruitment much yet.
Browne said he's more focused on getting better and winning a state title in his upcoming junior year.
"That's been said about me being that good but you can't really think about that," Browne said. "I just try to focus on getting better and try to help my high school team win some ball games. We lost in the state championship game last year and I don't want that to happen.
"As far as recruiting, I have to keep a level head and I'm just trying to get better every day. It's really important to go in with a game plan. My parents have a great game plan and they've raised me well enough to handle all the things that are thrown at me both good and bad."
Washington has already verbally offered Browne, a 6-foot-5, 202-pound prospect who threw for 4,182 yards with 50 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in his sophomore season. Notre Dame, Cal, Stanford, BYU, Wisconsin and Oregon State are showing interest. Others are sending mail.
While the Huskies are definitely intriguing and have been recruiting Browne for a while, the Washington prospect said he's open to all programs and will consider all of them before making a commitment.
Staying in the Pacific Northwest is not a priority, either, based on having three brothers who went to college all across the country.
"I'd say I'm totally wide open," Browne said. "I'm just enjoying the recruiting process right now. I haven't made any big-time decisions about where my college will be. I'm open to any school. I'm hoping to narrow it down soon.
"I'm not locked in to staying closer to home. My brother went to college in D.C., my other brother went in Arizona and my other brother went in California so I'm open to move if that's the best fit for me."