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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.

Christine Michael
Christine Michael
Running Back
2009 U.S. Army All-American
West Brook High School | TX

-    Michael was a three-time 1,000-yard rusher at West Brook, accounting for 78 touchdowns during that time. He was named to the All-District team all three years and was district MVP as a junior and senior. In San Antonio, Michael won the National Speed and Strength Award as was named a West team captain at the 2009 U.S. Army All- American Bowl.

College: Texas A&M University

-    Michael was named the Big 12’s Freshman of the Year in 2009 after leading Texas A&M with 844 yards and 10 touchdowns. Despite suffering a cracked tibia as a sophomore, Michael came back strong in 2011, setting a career high with 6 yards-per-carry, rushing for 899 yards and eight scores. Now healthy, Michael looks to lead the Aggies into the SEC as a senior in 2012.