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2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Player Bios

Being selected to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl is an honor reserved only for the nation’s most exceptional high school football players. These young men join the ranks of gridiron greats including Odell Beckham Jr., Andrew Luck, Adrian Peterson, Christian McCaffrey, and hundreds of other college and NFL stars. They have earned their selection by displaying dedication, determination and teamwork, some of the same characteristics found in every Army Soldier both on and off the field.

Get the details on each of this year’s U.S. Army All-Americans and what skills they’ll bring to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Derrik Allen
Derrik Allen
Defensive Back
6'2"
211 pounds
Notre Dame
Lassiter H.S. | Marietta, Ga.

Allen is a more physical safety. He plays well both against the run and the pass and is very smart with good field awareness. Allen has excellent ball skills and can read where the quarterback is going. He closes in quickly and knows how to finish his tackles on any given play. Due to his size, Allen is considered one of the top defensive backs in the country.

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