Elijah Brown is staying in California to play college football. The Mater Dei standout from Santa Ana has committed to play for Stanford.

Hayes Fawcett of On3 announced Brown’s big commitment. Brown pledged to the Cardinal over in-state rival UCLA.


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Brown’s listed measurements have him over 6-1 and weighing 200 pounds. Brown is rated 4-stars, the No. 8 quarterback, No. 10 California recruit and No. 76 prospect overall nationally in the Class of 2024 on the 247Sports Composite.

Brown has scholarship offers from 16 programs, including Alabama. David Shaw’s staff reached out back in July 2022. Landing the commitment is a huge win for Troy Taylor’s coaching staff.

With Brown on board, Stanford is now up to 20 commitments in its 2024 class, which is ranked No. 9 nationally on the Composite. Brown’s highlights can be viewed below, via Hudl: