"You're playing with the cream of the crop out there," said Bridgford. They're all really good. It brings out the best in you.
Bridgford joined Phoebus HS (Hampton, VA) QB Tajh Boyd, Los Osos HS (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) QB Richard Brehaut, Meade HS (Ft. Meade, MD) QB Raymond Cotton, Lake Travis HS (Austin, TX) QB Garrett Gilbert (also son of former Cal QB Gale Gilbert), Midland (Midland, MI) HS QB Andrew Maxwell, St. Paul's HS (Mobile, Ala) QB A.J. McCarron, Oconee County HS (Watkinsville, GA) QB Zach Mettenberger, Plant HS (Tampa, FL) Aaron Murray, West Springfield (Lorton, VA) QB Bryn Renner, Cardinal O'Hara (Springfield, PA) QB Tom Savage and Miramar (Miramar, FL) QB Eugene Smith in the 2008 Elite 11 class.