While the Class of 2013 quarterback from Brentwood Academy (Tenn.) already has a BCS scholarship offer (Louisville), he is trying to circulate film and turn letters and text messages into more offers.
As a 6-foot-5, 230-pounder, he possesses the size to sit in the pocket and run a Pro-Style offense. He unofficially visited Alabama, LSU and Tennessee and is drawing interest from numerous other programs.
"I'm very smart; I make good decisions with the ball," Staver recently told Scout.com's Chad Simmons. "I have a strong and accurate arm. I think this year what I've really gotten good at is moving in the pocket and being able to maintain my eyes down field. Those are a couple things I thought I improved on a lot. I always have areas to improve. I have a good work ethic."
Staver just wrapped up his first season with the Eagles, including the opportunity to play his season opener versus Scout.com/Fox Sports Next national champion Trinity (Louisville, Ky.). He was surrounded on the Eagles roster by numerous other college prospects, including a pair of players with Tennessee offers — C.J. Sanders and Jalen Ramsey.
Brentwood Academy's season ended with a 37-34 loss to Christian Brothers in a TSSAA Div. II Class AA state quarterfinal.
Max has a sister already on campus in Knoxville. Couple that with being just a few hours west on I-40 from The Hill and Staver would welcome the opportunity to play for coach Derek Dooley and the Volunteers.
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