July 24, 2008

Cotton ends Elite 11 on high note

There no question about Raymond Cotton's athleticism or potential as a quarterback.

There's also no question that the Auburn commitment still has a lot of work to do to grasp all the fundamentals and skills it takes to be a successful D-I quarterback. That's what made this week's Elite 11 camp so invaluable to Cotton.

"I think he learned a whole lot," said quarterback coach Tee Martin. "He has a positive attitude and didn't lose any confidence. He had a tough beginning and started to get progressively better each day. He left with his confidence and his head held up high.

"He ended up strong."

Cotton learned a lot of new drills that will help him with his drops and footwork. He also showed off his athleticism and potential, winning an impromptu 40-yard dash and finishing just behind Georgia commit Zach Mettenberg in the strongest arm contest.

Fellow Georgia commit Aaron Murray was named the MVP.

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