For months I have been hearing that Chandler junior-to-be quarterback Brett Hundley is "the real deal". But it is not overly common for juniors to hold offers, especially ones that have not started a varsity game yet. But this is the case for Hundley.
Last year, behind solid play from Kyle Yount, Hundley attempted just 20 passes, completing 11 of them for 176 yards. He ran the ball 19 times for 88 yards but did not account for a touchdown. Despite this, Hundley (6-3 205) was verbally offered according to one Chandler coach.
Offensive coordinator Shawn Aguano is no stranger to division-one talent, coaching multiple BCS level players including Cameron Jordan (Cal), Marc Anthony (Cal) and Markus Wheaton (Oregon State) to name a few. He tells Scout.com that the University of Colorado has verbally offered Hundley, the first of what looks to soon to be many for Brett.
Hundley admits the offer was a surprise, "To be honest, I did not expect one this early. I knew that with a lot of hard work and effort that I would be in a good position to be considered for a scholarship offer."
So how did it come about? "We received a call last night from Coach Aguano at around 8:30 p.m. He told my father that there was an offer from Colorado," Hundley states.
Other than Hundley having some family in the Denver area and his father being recruited by CU when he was in high school, Brett has had little contact with Colorado.
Other programs that have expressed interest have been USC, Oregon, Stanford, California, Arizona, Princeton and Notre Dame.
We mentioned above that Hundley will be in a quarterback battle for the Wolves this year and he says, "I respect Kyle. He has proven himself as an all-region quarterback. I am focused on becoming the best quarterback and learning the system at Chandler. We both support each other, and recognize the opportunity that is in front of us. My goal is to prepare myself during the next few months to position myself to be the starting QB at Chandler."
Keep an eye on this budding star.
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