2009 U.S. Army All-American Selection Tour

Date: Jan. 3, 2009 Site: San Antonio, Texas Time: 1 p.m. Eastern TV: NBC

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OCTOBER 2, 2008
QB Tom Savage
HIGH SCHOOL: Springfield (Pa.) Cardinal O'Hara
COLLEGE: Rutgers
BUZZ: He is a prototypical pocket passer, but is extremely underrated as a runner.
DT Calvin Howell
HIGH SCHOOL: San Antonio Warren
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Howell is the definition of a "mean streak." He explodes off the ball, loves to be physical, and clogs up the middle of the line.
RB Cierre Wood
HIGH SCHOOL: Oxnard (Calif.) Santa Clara
COLLEGE: Notre Dame
BUZZ: Wood was one of the most dynamic backs in the nation as a junior in 2007, racking up 2,612 yards and 42 touchdowns.
OCTOBER 3, 2008
WR Logan Thomas
HIGH SCHOOL: Lynchburg (Va.) Brookville
COLLEGE: Virginia Tech
BUZZ: Thomas is an athletic prospect who has played multiple positions in his high school career.
WR/DB Corey Brown
HIGH SCHOOL: Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway
COLLEGE: Ohio State
BUZZ: Brown displays equal ability as both a receiver and a cornerback.
LB Dorian Bell
HIGH SCHOOL: Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway
COLLEGE: Ohio State
BUZZ: Bell has the rare ability to play all three linebacker positions, and is also effective in coverage.
WR Je'Ron Stokes
HIGH SCHOOL: Philadelphia Northeast
COLLEGE: Tennessee
BUZZ: Stokes is a physical receiver with elite speed, and he does not mind making the tough catches in traffic.
DB Patrick Hall
HIGH SCHOOL: Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure
COLLEGE: USC
BUZZ: Hall has great quickness and speed, and always seems to be in the right spot.
OCTOBER 6, 2008
DT John Simon
HIGH SCHOOL: Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney
COLLEGE: Ohio State
BUZZ: Simon plays with a high motor and is always pursuing the ball.
OCTOBER 7, 2008
OT Marcus Hall
HIGH SCHOOL: Cleveland Glenville Academic Campus
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Hall is a massive presence on the offensive line, but moves his feet very well for his size.
LB Tariq Allen
HIGH SCHOOL: Irving (Texas) Macarthur
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Allen is an explosive and physical tackler and has great instincts on the field.
OCTOBER 8, 2008
DB Byron Moore
HIGH SCHOOL: Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne
COLLEGE: USC
BUZZ: Moore has great speed, and breaks on the ball quickly.
OCTOBER 10, 2008
DB Gabe Lynn
HIGH SCHOOL: Jenks (Okla.) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Lynn is everything you look for in a defensive back prospect, with great size and the speed to match.
OT Morgan Moses
HIGH SCHOOL: Richmond (Va.) Meadowbrook
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Moses is one of the most athletic 326-pounders you will ever see.
RB Edwin Baker
HIGH SCHOOL: Oak Park (Mich.) High
COLLEGE: Michigan State
BUZZ: Baker has the vision to find the right hole, and the speed to get through it.
OCTOBER 13, 2008
OG Brandon Webb
HIGH SCHOOL: Owasso (Okla.) High
COLLEGE: Oklahoma State
BUZZ: Webb is an athletic blocker with incredible upper body strength, and even better balance.
OCTOBER 14, 2008
RB Bryce Brown
HIGH SCHOOL: Wichita (Kan.) Wichita East
COLLEGE: Miami
BUZZ: Brown is one of the elite running backs in the country. He has good size and is very explosive. (story)
OCTOBER 15, 2008
WR Kraig Appleton
HIGH SCHOOL: East St. Louis (Ill.) High
COLLEGE: Illinois
BUZZ: A taller and more physical receiver, Appleton also possesses the speed to be a legit deep home-run threat.
OCTOBER 17, 2008
DB Darius Winston
HIGH SCHOOL: West Helena (Ark.) Central
COLLEGE: Arkansas
BUZZ: Maybe the most pure defensive back in the 2009 class, Winston has fluid hips, he uses his hands very effectively and has quick, active feet. (story)
OCTOBER 18, 2008
OL Chris Watt
HIGH SCHOOL: Glen Ellyn (Ill.) Glenbard West
COLLEGE: Notre Dame
BUZZ: Watt is one of the best pass blockers in the nation, but he also shows a nasty streak that allows him to take over when a running play is called.
OCTOBER 20, 2008
OL Austin Long
HIGH SCHOOL: Memphis Briarcrest Christian
COLLEGE: Georgia
BUZZ: Son of former NFL offensive lineman Tim Long, Austin Long is a long-armed athletic lineman. (story)
OCTOBER 21, 2008
LB Tana Patrick
HIGH SCHOOL: Stevenson (Ala.) North Jackson
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Patrick is an athletic middle linebacker prospect that plays fast and shows good closing speed. (story)
DT Deandre Coleman
HIGH SCHOOL: Seattle Garfield
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Coleman possesses a huge, athletic body that could project on either side of the ball. (story)
OCTOBER 22, 2008
WR Kendall Kelly
HIGH SCHOOL: Gadsden (Ala.) Gadsden City
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Kelly is a big, physical receiver that is tough to bring down after the catch. (story)
DB Dre Kirkpatrick
HIGH SCHOOL: Gadsden (Ala.) Gadsden City
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: An exceptionally tall corner at 6-2 with long arms and hips on a swivel. (story)
OCTOBER 23, 2008
DT Chris Bonds
HIGH SCHOOL: Columbia (S.C.) Richland Northeast
COLLEGE: Alabama
BUZZ: Bonds missed parts of his junior season with an ACL injury, but is considered to be one of the most physically gifted defensive players in the South. (story)
OL Chris Burnette
HIGH SCHOOL: LaGrange (Ga.) Troup
COLLEGE: Georgia
BUZZ: Burnette's a big-time run blocker that is quick off the ball and has excellent size and good natural strength. (story)
WR Bryce McNeal
HIGH SCHOOL: Minneapolis Breck
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: A tall and athletic prospect, McNeal has some of the softest hands in the nation. (story)
OCTOBER 27, 2008
LB Jarvis Jones
HIGH SCHOOL: Columbus (Ga.) Carver
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Jones is an active linebacker prospect with great size, speed and range. (story)
OT David Barrent
HIGH SCHOOL: West Des Moines (Iowa) Valley
COLLEGE: Michigan State
BUZZ: The 6-foot-8 Barrent's long reach makes it nearly impossible for any defender to get to the quarterback using the outside rush.
OCTOBER 28, 2008
WR Willie Downs
HIGH SCHOOL: Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby
COLLEGE: Florida State
BUZZ: Downs has very good size, hands and can make very athletic and acrobatic plays. (story)
DT Corey Gaines
HIGH SCHOOL: Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Gaines is quick off the ball, shows very good footwork and can be relentless. (story)
OCTOBER 28, 2008
OT Nick Alajajian
HIGH SCHOOL: Naples (Fla.) High
COLLEGE: Florida
BUZZ: Alajajian is a versatile offensive line prospect that could end up playing tackle or guard at the next level. (story)
DT Sheldon Richardson
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Louis Gateway
COLLEGE: Missouri
BUZZ: Big men that are almost 300 pounds aren't supposed to move like Richardson does.
OCTOBER 29, 2008
ATH Ronnie Wingo Jr.
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Louis University
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Wingo is a huge running back with great speed that can catch the ball out of the backfield with the best. He also does damage on defense, playing defensive back. (story)
OCTOBER 30, 2008
DE Ryne Giddins
HIGH SCHOOL: Seffner (Fla.) Armwood
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Giddens is an outstanding pass-rushing defensive end with a quick first step and good speed and quickness off the edge. (story)
LB Nico Johnson
HIGH SCHOOL: Andalusia (Ala.) High
COLLEGE: Alabama
BUZZ: Johnson is a big inside linebacker that plays the position with very good instincts. (story)
OCTOBER 31, 2008
QB Aaron Murray
HIGH SCHOOL: Tampa (Fla.) Plant
COLLEGE: Georgia
BUZZ: Murray is deadly accurate, possesses a good arm and can make all throws. He's also an outstanding leader. (story)
TE Orson Charles
HIGH SCHOOL: Tampa (Fla.) Plant
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Charles is an athletic player with excellent hands. He could also move to the defensive side of the ball. (story)
OT D.J. Fluker
HIGH SCHOOL: Foley (Ala.) High
COLLEGE: Alabama
BUZZ: A mammoth lineman that could play either side of the ball at the next level.
DE Nick Kasa
HIGH SCHOOL: Broomfield (Colo.) Legacy
COLLEGE: Florida
BUZZ: Kasa is a strong-side defensive end prospect with a great motor. He has a large frame and shows very good quickness off the ball.
DE Anthony LaLota
HIGH SCHOOL: Princeton (N.J.) Hun School
COLLEGE: Michigan
BUZZ: LaLota has only played football for two years but he has natural instincts and a tremendous motor. (VIDEO)
DT Tyler Stockton
HIGH SCHOOL: Princeton (N.J.) Hun School
COLLEGE: Notre Dame
BUZZ: Stockton is a plugger who is very quick off the ball and can shoot the gap into the offensive backfield. (VIDEO)
NOVEMBER 3, 2008
ATH Jeremy Gallon
HIGH SCHOOL: Apopka (Fla.) High
COLLEGE: Michigan
BUZZ: Gallon plays quarterback in high school but projects as a slot receiver in college. He's a big-time playmaker with the ball in his hands.(story)
LB Larvez Mars
HIGH SCHOOL: Apopka (Fla.) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Demonstrated some of the fastest feet of any linebacker in the country with his performance at the Gainesville NIKE Training Camp. (story)
QB AJ McCarron
HIGH SCHOOL: Mobile (Ala.) St. Paul's
COLLEGE: Alabama
BUZZ: McCarron has one of the quickest releases in this year's class and exceptional accuracy on his short to mid-range passes. (story)
NOVEMBER 5, 2008
RB Kendrick Hardy
HIGH SCHOOL: Monticello (Miss.) Lawrence County
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Hardy is a physically imposing back who hits the hole with authority and has the speed to pull away in the open field.
LB Zeke Motta
HIGH SCHOOL: Vero Beach (Fla.) High
COLLEGE: Notre Dame
BUZZ: Motta has range, ball skills, good speed and instincts. He plays hard and fast.
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
CB Brandon McGee
HIGH SCHOOL: Lauderhill (Fla.) Plantation
COLLEGE: Miami
BUZZ: One of the most dynamic and explosive athletes in Florida, McGee has been a quarterback for his Plantation team but projects as a cornerback at the next level.
WR Patrick Patterson
HIGH SCHOOL: Macon (Miss.) Noxubee County
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Patterson is a go-to receiver and will remind some of Terrell Owens athletically.
OL Michael Philipp
HIGH SCHOOL: San Bernardino (Calif.) Arroyo Valley
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Philipp plays with a nasty disposition and his athleticism allows him to project at four of the five offensive line positions.
NOVEMBER 7, 2008
CB Michael Carter
HIGH SCHOOL: Pompano Beach (Fla.) Ely
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Carter has very good cover skills good speed, quickness and seems to always be able to make the big play in the secondary.
WR Shaquelle Evans
HIGH SCHOOL: Inglewood (Calif.) High
COLLEGE: Notre Dame
BUZZ: Evans has the body of a player who's ready for college and has little problem battling corners that attempted to be physical with him. (story)
OT Chris Faulk
HIGH SCHOOL: Slidell (La.) Northshore
COLLEGE: LSU
BUZZ: At 6-6 and 310 pounds, Faulk has prototypical size for an elite offensive tackle. His athleticism is evidenced by his 30-inch vertical and his sub-five second 40.
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
CB Justin Green
HIGH SCHOOL: Louisville (Ky.) Male
COLLEGE: Ohio State
BUZZ: Possesses excellent height for a corner and has documented top-end speed. He could also project as a top-flight return man or even a slot receiver on offense. (story)
OG Brennan Williams
HIGH SCHOOL: West Roxbury (Mass.) Catholic Memorial
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Williams has the versatility to play tackle, guard or center on offense and end or tackle on defense. (story)
WR Rueben Randle
HIGH SCHOOL: Bastrop (La.) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: The most complete and polished receiver in the 2009 class, Randle has soft hands, smooth, deceptive speed and great body control.
LB Vontaze Burfict
HIGH SCHOOL: Corona (Calif.) Centennial
COLLEGE: USC
BUZZ: Burfict is exceptionally quick and has incredible closing speed. His frame should already allow him to make an immediate impact on the next level. (story)
LB Jon Bostic
HIGH SCHOOL: Wellington (Fla.) Palm Beach Central
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Bostic is a versatile linebacker prospect that could play all three linebacker positions.
NOVEMBER 11, 2008
WR Randall Carroll
HIGH SCHOOL: Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral
COLLEGE: USC
BUZZ: Carroll is one of the fastest players in the entire country having run 10.3 in the 100 meters.
OG Barkevious Mingo
HIGH SCHOOL: West Monroe (La.) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Mingo runs like a wide receiver and could project either as an outside linebacker or with a hand down as a pass rusher.
NOVEMBER 12, 2008
DT Chris Davenport
HIGH SCHOOL: Mansfield (La.) High
COLLEGE: LSU
BUZZ: Davenport has a monstrous frame, is extremely light on his feet and he is so tough to block because he moves laterally like a linebacker.
S Jamie Wood
HIGH SCHOOL: Pickerington (Ohio) Central
COLLEGE: Ohio State
BUZZ: Wood can lay the wood when he needs to but his tackling and ball skills are what really makes him a hybrid free safety/strong corner type of defender. (story)
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
DE Malliciah Goodman
HIGH SCHOOL: Florence (S.C.) West Florence
COLLEGE: Clemson
BUZZ: Goodman has a tremendous physique combined with exceptional athleticism for someone his size. (story)
QB Tyrik Rollison
HIGH SCHOOL: Sulphur Springs (Texas) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Has good height and good mobility. Listed as a dual-threat quarterback, but he possesses mechanics of a top-rated pro-style passer. (story)
NOVEMBER 14, 2008
DT William Campbell
HIGH SCHOOL: Detroit Cass Tech
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: One of the strongest and most athletic defensive linemen in the nation, Campbell is just as successful using his powerful bull rush as he is using his speed to get around would-be blockers. (story)
DE Donte Moss
HIGH SCHOOL: Jacksonville (N.C.) Northside
COLLEGE: North Carolina
BUZZ: Moss is a tremendous athlete with great up-field burst and a superior first step. (story)
S Kevin Brent
HIGH SCHOOL: Dallas South Oak Cliff
COLLEGE: Oklahoma
BUZZ: At 5 feet 11 and close to 200 pounds, Brent can play safety or cornerback but can hit like a linebacker.
QB Allan Bridgford
HIGH SCHOOL: Mission Viejo (Calif.) High
COLLEGE: California
BUZZ: Bridgford also has a very quick release and has exceptional accuracy on his short and mid-range passes.
S Chris Metcalf
HIGH SCHOOL: Compton (Calif.) High
COLLEGE: USC
BUZZ: Metcalf is a long, rangy athlete that can run really well.
NOVEMBER 17, 2008
DT Jamarkus McFarland
HIGH SCHOOL: Lufkin (Texas) High
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: The top player in Texas has everything you look for out of a defensive tackle. At 6-3, 280 pounds, McFarland is big but athletic. (story)
OT Xavier Nixon
HIGH SCHOOL: Fayetteville (N.C.) Jack Britt
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Nixon has great feet for an offensive lineman and could play tackle or guard at the next level.
NOVEMBER 18, 2008
DE Devon Kennard
HIGH SCHOOL: Phoenix Desert Vista
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Kennard is the premier defensive end in the nation. Kennard is incredibly quick off the ball, has great speed off the edge and excels at rushing the passer. (story)
ATH Chris Whaley
HIGH SCHOOL: Madisonville (Texas) High
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Tackling the 6-3, 232-pound Whaley is a scary proposition, particularly for a high school player. He runs with high knees and moves very well despite his size. (story)
NOVEMBER 19, 2008
RB Christine Michael
HIGH SCHOOL: Beaumont (Texas) West Brook
COLLEGE: list
BUZZ: Michael excels at almost every facet of the running back position. He has excellent hands, great vision, superior change of direction and good speed.
LB Shayne Skov
HIGH SCHOOL: Pawling (N.Y.) Trinity Pawling
COLLEGE: Stanford
BUZZ: Skov is very athletic for a big linebacker and excels in coverage, having played safety up until his junior year in high school.
NOVEMBER 20, 2008
WR Greg Timmons
HIGH SCHOOL: Aldine (Texas) Eisenhower
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Timmons is a big, strong possession receiver with very good hands. He uses his size well and makes himself every bit of his 6-3 frame. He uses his size well and is polished and fluid getting in and out of cuts. (story)
WR Joshua Adams
HIGH SCHOOL: Cheshire (Conn.) Cheshire Academy
COLLEGE: North Carolina
BUZZ: Adams has excellent size for a wide receiver and plays a physical brand of football. He gets off press coverage well, runs crisp routes and fights for the ball in the air. (story)
NOVEMBER 21, 2008
CB Marcus Davis
HIGH SCHOOL: League City (Texas) Clear Creek
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Davis has a lot of tools at cornerback with his size, speed (4.48 40) and ball skills. He also is elusive with the ball in his hands offering special teams value with some great kick return skills. (story)
OT Garrett Porter
HIGH SCHOOL: Odessa (Texas) Permian
COLLEGE: Texas
BUZZ: Porter mobility is a major strength but at 6-6 and over 300 pounds, he can take on all comers from a size standpoint.


 

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