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.
2011 All-American bowl
Northwestern High School | FL
- Bridgewater was a three-year signal-caller for the powerhouse Miami Northwestern program, leading them to the playoffs in each season. He accounted for an incredible 85 total touchdowns in his prep career and was named All-State after his junior and senior seasons. Bridgewater starred at the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, throwing for a touchdown and helping the East erase a 10-point, fourth quarter deficit en route to a 13-10 victory.
College: University of Louisville
- Bridgewater assumed the starting job early in the 2011 season and didn’t look back, ending the year as Big East Rookie of the Year and earning Freshman All-American honors. The first true freshman to start at quarterback for Louisville in 35 years, Bridgewater threw for 2,129 yards and 14 scores, setting the stage for what is sure to be a strong career.