LSU fans have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Tigers’ quarterback commit Myles Brennan.
He’s rated as the nation’s No. 18 pro-style quarterback in the nation, is in Oregon for Nike’s The Opening and Elite 11 finals, and has received some guidance from former NFL star Brett Favre.
The 11-time Pro Bowler, who is a native of Kiln, Miss., recently caught wind of Brennan’s ability and wanted to see the St. Stanislaus High School (Bay Saint Louis, Miss.) product with his own eyes.
“Scott Favre (Brett’s brother) called me and said, ‘Brett wants to know who is this kid Myles Brennan? Is he as good as the headlines? Is he really throwing for this many yards?’ Brett wanted to meet him to see what Myles is all about,” Brennan’s father, Owen, told Bleacher Report’s Tyler Donohue.
Brennan, who passed for 5,248 yards and 53 touchdowns last season, made the short trek to Hattiesburg, Miss., to work out with Favre at Oak Grove High School, where the former Packers great served as an offensive coordinator in 2013.
“He was very positive the whole time and didn’t really criticize anything I did,” Brennan said, per Donohue “He liked the velocity and the footwork. The most important thing he pointed out was to stay focused mentally. Mental preparation is so important, whether it’s watching film or studying the playbook. Brett was always afraid to underprepare as a player, so he’d overprepare and look for every little tendency. That’s something I hope to take away from him.”
The 2017 recruit committed to LSU on April 23, and is rated as the state of Mississippi’s No. 6 prospect. He is one of two quarterback commits for the Tigers, joining 4-star dual-threat quarterback Lowell Narcisse.
“Hopefully I’ll always be able to pick up the phone and call him, whether it’s these last months of high school or moving on to college in years to come,” Brennan said of Favre, according to Donohue. “If I hit rock bottom and need some support or guidance, obviously I have my family, but it’s huge to have someone like Brett who has been through it all before and can share what he learned along the way.”