U.S. ARMY ALL-AMERICAN BOWL ALUMNI
Since 2001, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has showcased the nation's premier high school football talent. The level of play in these games has demanded the absolute highest levels of mental, emotional and physical strengths for those participating. The expansive and continually growing list of prominent alumni featured in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl's history stands as proof of this strength and the extraordinary level of competition. Some of the most notable All-American alumni include: Adrian Peterson, Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow, 2012 #1 NFL Draft Pick Andrew Luck, Marcus Lattimore and Robert Woods among many more.
As of the start of NFL training camps, there are more than 200 U.S. Army All-American Bowl alumni on NFL rosters. During the 2013 NFL Draft, a record eight U.S. Army All-Americans were selected in the first round. An incredible total of 79 U.S. Army All-Americans have been selected in the past three NFL Drafts. More and more U.S. Army All-Americans enter the NFL each season as the Army All-American Bowl continues to produce some of the game’s brightest stars on its biggest stage.
2008 U.S. All-American Bowl
Martin Luther King High School | MI
- As a junior, Perry earned All-City honors with a 75-tackle, 11-sack season. After transferring to MLK, he burst on to the national scene, recording 147 tackles and an amazing 36 sacks, setting the Michigan state record and earning consensus prep All-American honors.
College: University of Southern California
- Perry redshirted as a true freshman but was a valuable contributor in 2009, enough to be named a Freshman All-American. Perry recorded 12.5 sacks between his sophomore and junior seasons before declaring for the 2012 Draft. The Packers took Perry with their first round selection, citing his ability to play both defensive line and linebacker.
NFL: Green Bay Packers, Selected in the 2012 NFL Draft, 1st Round, 28th Overall