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.
2010 U.S. All-American bowl
Northern Guilford High School | NC
- Allen led his Northern Guilford squad to a conference championship as a senior by racking up 145 tackles on defense while scoring an amazing 53 touchdowns on offense. His performance earned him a second consecutive All-State selection, following a junior season where Allen picked off nine passes and scored 26 touchdowns. Allen had both a punt and kickoff return of 33 yards in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
College: University of California-Berkeley
- Allen handled kickoff return duties for Cal from the day he stepped on campus and also was valuable in the passing game, finishing with 490 yards and five scores as a freshman. Last year, Allen really burst onto the scene with 98 receptions and 1,343 receiving yards, earning an All-Pac 12 selection and Cal’s Offensive MVP award. Both figures were second in school history. Allen enters his junior season on the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award (best wide receiver).