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.
2009 All-American bowl
Plant High School | FL
- Murray set a Hillsborough County record with 84 touchdown passes in just two years at the helm at Plant. As a junior, he was responsible for nearly 5,000 yards and 63 touchdowns through the air and rushing. Murray was on track to match those numbers as a senior before a broken leg forced him to miss a month. Still, he made a strong return and led Plant to the state title.
College: University of Georgia
- After a redshirt year in 2009, Murray burst onto the scene this past fall, earning Georgia’s Most Valuable Offensive Player and Offensive Newcomer of the Year Awards, as well as a spot on the Freshman All-American Team. Murray threw for 24 touchdowns to just 8 interceptions, and his 154.48 passing efficiency ranked fourteenth nationally. Murray looks to take the next step in 2011, and others are taking notice as he’s on the watch lists for the O’Brien (best quarterback), Walter Camp (best player), and Maxwell (best player) Awards.