ROCKAWAY, N.J. -- Twenty-one of Louisiana’s top senior football players have been nominated to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Those nominated will have the chance to showcase their talents on Saturday, January 3, 2015, in the annual East vs. West match-up, televised live on NBC at 1:00 PM EST.
“The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is a unique celebration of high school athletes, musicians and the American Soldier,” said Mark S. Davis, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for marketing. “This nomination recognizes the mental, emotional and physical strengths, as well as the leadership qualities these athletes possess both on and off the field; qualities they share with Army Strong Soldiers. We look forward to the continued opportunity to showcase the talents of
A list of the nominees can be accessed at: www.usarmyallamericanbowl.com/nominations/intro_welcome.php.
Below are the 21
Last Name Athlete First Name Position High School City
Brossette Nick RB University Lab
Capers-Smith Deshawn ATH
Charlot Daylon WR Patterson Patterson
Chatman Terrell WR Central High
Dale Hunter DB John Curtis Christian River Ridge
Dillon Derrick ATH Pine Franklinton
Ducre David RB Lakeshore Mandeville
Gant Jaquel WR Donaldsonville Donaldsonville
Guice Derrius RB Catholic
Henry Kevin DB
Johnson Tyron WR Warren Easton
McGinnis Arthur LB Warren Easton
Moton T.D. DL Woodlawn Lead.
Mouton Bry'Keithen TE Acadiana
Thomas Garrett OL Many Many
Tillery Jerry OL Evangel Christian
The athletes were nominated by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee, which consists of All American Games, 247Sports – the Bowl’s official online recruiting network, and All American Games’ network of regional coaches throughout the country. Of the 400 nominees, 90 will be ultimately selected and invited to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The next step for the nominees occurs in September, when the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour begins. Player finalists along with U.S. Army All American Marching Band musicians will be announced nationwide throughout the fall, with the Selection Tour ending in early December.