School: Brentwood Academy
Hometown: Brentwood, Tenn.
Weight: 230 pounds
GC Composite Ranking: 491
Recruited by: Brent Pease
Notable: After essentially holding a quarterback tryout during their summer camp, the Florida Gators offered Staver soon after the Tennessee-native showed what he was capable of in person. The Gators’ 11th verbal commitment. Threw for 1,948 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 298 yards and six touchdowns during his senior season. Led Brentwood Academy to a 9-3 record. Was also offered scholarships by Louisville, Mississippi State and Memphis. Is the 19th best “pocket passer” in the country according to ESPN, which also ranks Staver as the 264th best prospect in the nation and fifth-best player overall in Tennessee. Started for the West team in the Tennessee All-Star Classic.
Quotable: “All of the coaches are awesome (at Florida). I loved the campus with all of the palm trees around it and the academics at Florida are good and of course the football is good. I also went out to eat after camp and there were a lot of cute girls around. Everything about Florida is just great.” — Staver told GatorCountry.com.
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