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
Evangelical Christian School | TN
- Jones was named to the All-State team after his senior year at Evangelical and garnered votes for Tennessee’s Mr. Football award. He started at left guard in the 2008 U.S. Army All- American Bowl and helped pave the way to victory for the East squad, 33-23.
College: University of Alabama
- After an injury cut short his true freshman season, Jones started every contest for the 2009 National Champion Crimson Tide. As a sophomore, he continued to progress, earning All- SEC and Academic All-American honors. This past season was even better, as Jones led Alabama to another National Championship and pulled down the Outland Trophy (best interior lineman). Jones returns in 2012 in hopes of winning a third National Championship to cap off a storied college career.