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
Phoebus High School | VA
- Boyd led his Phoebus team to state titles in both his junior and senior years, showing his mettle by playing on a torn ACL in the team’s final playoff run. Boyd was co-recipient of the Pete Dawkins MVP Award at the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl after passing for 179 yards and three scores in an East win.
College: Clemson University
- After redshirting in 2009 and serving as a backup in 2010, Boyd exploded onto the national scene last year, earning All-ACC honors. Leading Clemson to their first conference title in two decades, Boyd set single-season school records in passing yards, passing touchdowns and total offense. He enters his junior season as a Maxwell Award (best player) and Heisman Trophy candidate.