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 All-American bowl
Junipero Serra High School | CA
- Woods made his mark early at Serra, named to the All-State Sophomore team after scoring 12 touchdowns on offense and adding nine interceptions on defense. He tallied 28 touchdowns as a junior, earning All-State honors and winning Del Rey League’s MVP Award. Woods was a repeat winner at both the League and State levels as a senior, and led Serra to an undefeated season and state championship. His exploits on the track are comparable, as Serra relay teams set a state mark in the 1,600 meter and national-best in the 400 meter. For his part in both sports his senior year, Woods was named State Boys Athlete of the Year.
College: University of Southern California
- As in high school, Woods proved himself quickly at Southern Cal, becoming the first Trojan freshman to start a season opener at wide receiver in 60 years. He finished his rookie campaign with 792 yards and six touchdowns, highlighted by a 224-yard, three-score performance against Stanford. Woods also was a threat in the return game, scoring once and setting the school record for single-season kickoff return yardage. These performances landed Woods spots on the All-Pac 10 and Freshman All-American teams, as well as earning the honor of Pac-10 Offensive Freshman of the Year.