Phillip Ely was arguably the top quarterback at last weekend's EA Sports Elite 11 Quarterback Camp in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the Tampa (Fla.) Plant quarterback continues to garner interest from schools across the country including some in the Pac-10.
Arizona State has offered Ely, a 6-foot-1, 186-pound prospect, and running backs coach Bryce Erickson has been by Plant in recent weeks. The Sun Devils will definitely get considered when Ely takes some trips this summer.
"(Erickson) was down here and they offered me," Ely said. "It's pretty good. I don't have any specifics on where I want to be. Once I sit down with coach (Robert Weiner) and map out where I want to go and visit I definitely want to swing by there."
Oregon is showing a lot of interest in Ely, who took over for Aaron Murray when he went to Georgia, but the Plant standout is pretty sure the Ducks haven't offered yet.
Former Plant safety Eric Dungy signed with Oregon last recruiting cycle so there is a connection in Eugene.
"I don't think they have (offered) yet," Ely said. "I don't think they pulled the trigger yet but I know they're really highly interested in me but I really haven't talked to them much lately.
"They were down here a couple weeks ago watching practices and stuff but I haven't heard from them in a little bit. I'm going to check up on it. (Dungy) always talks about Oregon. I love the kid. He was a great attribute to our team and is a great kid."
Buffalo, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Iowa State, Michigan State, South Florida, Toledo, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest have also offered Ely, who's getting to know new USF coach Skip Holtz and the Bulls' program.
"His son is on my team and plays quarterback as well," Ely said. "I've really gotten close with him and they're a bunch of great guys. Coach (Peter) Vaas, the quarterbacks coach, is a great guy and I talk to him once or twice a week."
After his showing at the Elite 11 camp, Ely might want to consider going to as many camps as possible to pick up even more offers and that's part of his plan. Taking some unofficial visits, going to some day camps and doing some 7-on-7s with his Plant team will also be in play.
"I'm going to do pretty much everything possible this summer," said Ely, who's hearing from Alabama, Ole Miss and Virginia, too.