HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Cherry Creek High School in Denver, Colo....talented passer with a terrific football pedigree...son of former NFL Most Valuable Player and Hall of Famer John Elway...has a big arm and makes difficult passes look easy...was recognized as a PrepStar All-American as a senior...has tremendous upside...possesses all the key intangible qualities of a great quarterback...enters college the same size his father was when he began his NFL career...was named to the "Western 100" list by the Tacoma News-Tribune...ASU head coach Dennis Erickson was an assistant coach under Elway's grandfather (also named Jack) at San Jose State University from 1979-81...his father was his position coach at Cherry Creek...widely considered to be the top quarterback in the state of Colorado...listed as the top skill position player and the No. 6 overall player in the state of Colorado by Scout.com...ranked as the No. 51 quarterback in the nation by Scout.com...regarded as the No. 9 quarterback and the No. 59 overall player in the Midlands region by Scout.com...listed as the No. 4 quarterback and the No. 38 overall player in the Midlands region by SuperPrep...rated as the No. 1 quarterback in the state of Colorado, the No. 14 quarterback in the Plains region and the No. 59 passer in the nation by ESPN Scouts, Inc....ranked as the No. 14 overall prospect in the state of Colorado by Rivals.com...completed 149-of-264 passes (55.8 pct.) as a senior for 2,182 yards...had 24 touchdown passes with only four interceptions during the regular season...threw for four touchdowns in four games and surpassed 250 passing yards four times also as a senior...had a season-best 297 passing yards against Eaglecrest on Oct. 19, 2007, the night before he gave his verbal pledge to ASU...had at least one touchdown pass in 10 of 11 games on the season...added three rushing touchdowns...led Cherry Creek in total offense in 2007...chose ASU over LSU and Oregon...committed to the Sun Devils on Oct. 20, 2007...coached by Gary Critchett at Cherry Creek High School.
PERSONAL: Plans to be a business major at ASU...parents are John and Janet Elway of Englewood, Colo....born Aug. 11, 1989.