JR QB Adam Weber is High on Gophers' Radar

Adam Weber, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound junior from Arden Hills (MN) Mounds View, is considered one of Minnesota's top quarterback prospects in the Class of 2006. Weber, the son of former Gopher defensive back Bobby Weber, has already received an offer from Minnesota and is getting looks from several other top programs. He is also a standout pitcher who plays basketball for the Mustangs. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Weber Monday to find the latest on his recruitment.

Adam Weber will be three-year starter for the Mustangs and he has played on the varsity since he was a freshman. He led Mounds View to a 7-5 mark as a sophomore as the Mustangs advanced to the AAAAA state tournament, where they lost to Hastings in a heartbreaker, 28-27, when they failed to convert a two-point conversion on the last play of the game. Weber rushed 96 times for 442 yards and four touchdowns and passed for 905 yards and six touchdowns.

He improved on those numbers this season as he completed 81 of 158 passes for 1,344 yards with 12 touchdowns and just two interceptions. The Mustangs finished 6-3 and were upset 24-14 by Centennial in the Class 5A, Section 4 first round playoffs.

Weber is hearing from Minnesota, UCLA, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio State and Notre Dame. He attended several Gophers game and attended the Iowa-Wisconsin contest.

Weber attended the four-day Gopher camp this past summer but said that he was not certain of his future camp plans, due to baseball. However, he is thinking that he might attend the Ohio State camp in June.

Weber was 5-1 as a pitcher for the Mustangs and has scored eight points for the 5-1 Mustangs basketball team, which lost for the first time Monday night, falling to Burnsville on the road 81-77 in overtime.

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