Officership

It takes mental strength and leadership to be successful on and off the football field. See how young adults are becoming full-fledged leaders as Officers in the Army.

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All-American Bowl

 
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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.

DeMarco Murray
DeMarco Murray
Running Back
2006 All-American bowl
Bishop Gorman High School | TX

High School: Bishop Gorman High School (NV)

-    Murray was the 2005 Sunset Region Player of the Year. That same season, he earned All-American, All-State and All-Conference honors. It marked the third consecutive year Murray made the All-Conference team. In addition to football, Murray also was a premier basketball recruit at Bishop Gorman.

College: University of Oklahoma

-    A Freshman All-American in 2007, Murray set an OU record with five touchdowns in his first game and tied the OU freshman record with 15 total touchdowns on the season. As a sophomore, his 14 touchdowns and OU-record 2,171 all-purpose yards earned him All-Big 12 honors. Following a pair of record-setting seasons to start his Oklahoma career, Murray earned Second-Team All-Big 12 honors as a junior in 2009. Murray put an exclamation point on his collegiate career in 2010, gaining 1,808 yards from scrimmage and scoring 20 touchdowns. This earned him All-Big 12 honors for the third straight season. He left Oklahoma as the school’s all-time leader in points scored, touchdowns and all-purpose yards. He also is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys, Selected in the 2011 NFL Draft, 3rd Round, 71st Overall


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