Follow the official announcements for the 2010 U.S. Army All-Americans as they happen.
2010 U.S. ARMY ALL-AMERICAN SELECTION TOUR
SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
DE Ronald Powell HIGH SCHOOL: Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Powell has the speed, strength and athleticism to beat much bigger offensive linemen. Could even be used as a threat at tight end on offense or as a linebacker in certain defensive schemes. (video)
RB Lache Seastrunk HIGH SCHOOL: Temple (Texas) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Seastrunk is one of the quickest and fastest backs in the entire country. He can change directions on a dime and outrun everybody to the house. (story)
WR Shakim Phillips HIGH SCHOOL: Wayne (N.J.) De Paul Catholic COLLEGE: Boston College BUZZ: Phillips is an excellent route runner with great hands. He does a nice job of using his body to shield off defenders. (story)
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
OT Seantrel Henderson HIGH SCHOOL: Saint Paul (Minn.) Cretin-Derham Hall COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Henderson is one of the biggest offensive linemen in the country. He is extremely nimble and agile on his feet, especially laterally. (story)
RB Marcus Lattimore HIGH SCHOOL: Duncan (S.C.) Byrnes COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Big, muscular back than can wear defenses down. He has a controlled quickness that allows him to make efficient movements and get down field
DE Brandon Willis HIGH SCHOOL: Duncan (S.C.) Byrnes COLLEGE: Tennessee BUZZ: Once Willis fills out, he will play defensive tackle and prove to be a run-stopping machine. He is an extremely hard worker that plays every snap at 110 percent.
RB Dillon Baxter HIGH SCHOOL: San Diego (Calif.) Mission Bay COLLEGE: USC BUZZ: Baxter has the frame to take the punishment at the next level and the ability to be a threat as a receiver. (video)
OCTOBER 1, 2009
DT Kelcy Quarles HIGH SCHOOL: Greenwood (S.C.) High COLLEGE: South Carolina BUZZ: Quarles has pass-rushing skills from the interior position, is light on his feet and has the ability to sidestep would-be blockers.
OT Jimmy Gjere HIGH SCHOOL: New Brighton (Minn.) Irondale COLLEGE: Minnesota BUZZ: Gjere is very nimble on his feet and has one of the best frames of any lineman in the nation. (story)
OCTOBER 2, 2009
DE Jackson Jeffcoat HIGH SCHOOL: Plano (Texas) Plano West COLLEGE:list BUZZ: This physically gifted athlete could end up having an impact similar to that of Julius Peppers once he goes full-time on football. (story)
S Tony Jefferson HIGH SCHOOL: Chula Vista (Calif.) Eastlake COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Jefferson is a very versatile athlete that has tremendous football speed and is one of the top tacklers in the 2010 class.
OCTOBER 5, 2009
LB Khairi Fortt HIGH SCHOOL: Stamford (Conn.) High COLLEGE: Penn State BUZZ: Fortt has the size, speed and athleticism to compete at the college level right now. (story)
LB Josh Shirley HIGH SCHOOL: Fontana (Calif.) Kaiser COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Very explosive athlete with very good speed and a high-motor player that will not quit. (video)
DE Reggie Wilson HIGH SCHOOL: Haltom City (Texas) Haltom COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Tremendous all-around athlete that starts both ways at the 5A level in Texas high school football. (story)
OCTOBER 6, 2009
WR Ross Apo HIGH SCHOOL: Arlington (Texas) The Oakridge School COLLEGE: BYU BUZZ: This tall, lanky receiver has a long, smooth stride and has the ability to consistently catch the ball at its highest point. (story)
RB Silas Redd HIGH SCHOOL: Stamford (Conn.) King & Low Heywood Thomas COLLEGE: Penn State BUZZ: Redd is built to do damage to linebackers and the secondary in the second half. He is a smart player and is determined to be great. (story)
CB Victor Hampton HIGH SCHOOL: Darlington (S.C.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Hampton has fast feet, great hips, excellent change of direction and impressive ball skills.
OCTOBER 7, 2009
RB D.J. Morgan HIGH SCHOOL: Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft COLLEGE: USC BUZZ: Morgan possesses excellent speed and change of direction. Few people are as electric with the ball in their hands. (video)
K Cade Foster HIGH SCHOOL: Southlake (Texas) Carroll COLLEGE: Alabama BUZZ: Foster stands 6 feet 1, 215 pounds and also stars at linebacker for Texas powerhouse Southlake Carroll.
OCTOBER 8, 2009
LB Tevin Jackson HIGH SCHOOL: Garland (Texas) High COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Jackson is most deadly when he is blitzing the quarterback, but he does have excellent lateral movement and can run sideline to sideline. (story)
P Will Hagerup HIGH SCHOOL: Whitefish Bay (Wis.) High COLLEGE: Michigan BUZZ: Hagerup, one of the nation's top punter prospects, committed to Michigan in September. (video)
TE Christian Thomas HIGH SCHOOL: Palmdale (Calif.) Highland COLLEGE:list BUZZ: For a muscular tight end, Jones has very good hands and catches the ball away from his body.
OCTOBER 9, 2009
S Ahmad Dixon HIGH SCHOOL: Waco (Texas) Midway COLLEGE: Baylor BUZZ: Dixon is very fluid and exudes confidence as a pass defender. He takes good angles and does a nice job of reading the quarterback's eyes. (story)
ATH Malcolm Jones HIGH SCHOOL: Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian COLLEGE: UCLA BUZZ: Very nimble on his feet for a big back, and he is a threat as a pass receiver out of the backfield. He also is one of the nation's premiere linebackers. (story)
DT Cassius Marsh HIGH SCHOOL: Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Marsh racked up 55 tackles, six sacks and one fumble recovery while fighting through double and triple teams all season long in 2008. (story)
OCTOBER 12, 2009
WR Martavis Bryant HIGH SCHOOL: Anderson (S.C.) T.L. Hanna COLLEGE: Clemson BUZZ: Bryant has a fluid, long stride and enough speed to beat you deep. He will be dangerous in any passing situation as a receiver. (story)
OCTOBER 13, 2009
OT Cedric Ogbuehi HIGH SCHOOL: Allen (Texas) High COLLEGE: Texas A&M BUZZ: Ogbuehi plays with a naturally low pad level and has extremely light feet that will help make a very effective edge protector. (story)
TE C.J. Fiedorowicz HIGH SCHOOL: Johnsburg (Ill.) High COLLEGE: Illinois BUZZ: Fiedorowicz is a giant target that will be a mismatch for defensive backs and linebackers to cover. (story)
P Matt Darr HIGH SCHOOL: Bakersfield (Calif.) Frontier COLLEGE: USC BUZZ: One of the nation's top punting prospects, Darr committed to Trojans during the summer.
OCTOBER 14, 2009
DT Garrison Smith HIGH SCHOOL: Atlanta (Ga.) Douglass COLLEGE: Georgia BUZZ: Smith pursues the ball with reckless abandon and is extremely athletic for his size. (story)
OCTOBER 15, 2009
WR Markeith Ambles HIGH SCHOOL: McDonough (Ga.) Henry County COLLEGE: Tennessee BUZZ: Ambles has excellent body control and can really go up and pluck the ball out of the air. (story)
OT Christian Lombard HIGH SCHOOL: Palatine (Ill.) Fremd COLLEGE: Notre Dame BUZZ: One of the first prosects invited to the 2010 Army Bowl; committed to the Irish at last year's game. (story)
OCTOBER 16, 2009
DT Jeffrey Whitaker HIGH SCHOOL: Warner Robins (Ga.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Whitaker takes up a lot of space along the line of scrimmage and is just too strong to be pushed off the ball. He does a nice job pursuing plays laterally. (story)
DE Chance Carter HIGH SCHOOL: Evanston (Ill.) Loyola Academy COLLEGE: Northwestern BUZZ: Carter, the No. 14-ranked prospect in Illinois, recently committed to Northwestern.
TE Curtis White HIGH SCHOOL: Eugene (Ore.) Sheldon COLLEGE: Oregon BUZZ: White has very soft hands and is a threat to gain yards after he catches the pass. He can make linebackers miss in the open field. (story)
DE Gabe King HIGH SCHOOL: Eugene (Ore.) South Eugene COLLEGE:list BUZZ: King has the body and frame to play all four defensive line positions. He is super-competitive and coachable. (story)
OCTOBER 19, 2009
DT Sharrif Floyd HIGH SCHOOL: Philadelphia (Pa.) George Washington COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Floyd gets so low and comes off the ball so hard that he can get underneath and overpower any lineman in the country. (story)
ATH A.J. Derby HIGH SCHOOL: Iowa City (Iowa) High COLLEGE: Iowa BUZZ: Derby is a very versatile player that could project as a linebacker, safety, tight end, dual-threat quarterback or H-back at the next level. (story)
ATH Keanon Lowe HIGH SCHOOL: Portland (Ore.) Jesuit COLLEGE: Washington BUZZ: Tremendous quickness, very good ball skills,could play either side of the ball at the next level. (story)
OCTOBER 20, 2009
DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa HIGH SCHOOL: Portland (Ore.) David Douglas COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Has the potential to become one of the best players ever from the state of Oregon and is one of the surest bets for future NFL stardom in the class of 2010. (story)
OCTOBER 21, 2009
LB Nick Forbes HIGH SCHOOL: Frederick (Md.) Thomas Jefferson COLLEGE: Cal BUZZ: Forbes is a high-effort, hard-hitting player that excels as a linebacker and running back. (story)
OCTOBER 22, 2009
OT Nick Demien HIGH SCHOOL: Wentzville (Mo.) Timberland COLLEGE: Missouri BUZZ: Demien is a dominant run blocker that plays the game with a nasty attitude. He is more athletic than what most people think.
FB Zach Zwinak HIGH SCHOOL: Frederick (Md.) Linganore COLLEGE: Penn State BUZZ: Zwinak is not afraid to lower his head and whack his opponent as hard as he possibly can and that is something you can't coach. (story)
DT Sione Potoae HIGH SCHOOL: Lakewood (Wash.) Lakes COLLEGE: Washington BUZZ: Potoae ranks as the No. 12 defensive tackle prospect in the county and among the top 250 prospects overall. (story)
OCTOBER 23, 2009
QB Jake Heaps HIGH SCHOOL: Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline COLLEGE: BYU BUZZ: Heaps has above-average arm strength, accuracy and loves to compete as demonstrated by all the camps he attended this past year.
OCTOBER 26, 2009
OT Andrew Norwell HIGH SCHOOL: Cincinnati (Ohio) Anderson COLLEGE: Ohio State BUZZ: Norwell is a very nasty player and loves nothing better than to drive defenders to the ground. (story)
S Jarrick Williams HIGH SCHOOL: Prichard (Ala.) Blount COLLEGE: Alabama BUZZ: Williams has pretty good ball skills for a headhunter and tremendous leaping ability. (story)
OCTOBER 27, 2009
WR Marcus Lucas HIGH SCHOOL: Liberty (Mo.) Senior COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Lucas has great height and a knack for making the big play. He is a smooth route runner and accelerates up field after the catch. (story)
OT Matt James HIGH SCHOOL: Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier COLLEGE:list BUZZ: James is one huge, run-blocking machine that just mauls defenders using his size and surprisingly athletic footwork. (story)
LB C.J. Mosley HIGH SCHOOL: Theodore (Ala.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Mosley is very good at reading opposing backfields, and uses his great speed to cover the field sideline to sideline. (story)
DT Ricky Heimuli HIGH SCHOOL: Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Heimuli's bull-rush may be the best in the country. He is very strong and will not be intimidated by anyone. (story)
OCTOBER 28, 2009
ATH Justin McCay HIGH SCHOOL: Shawnee (Kan.) Bishop Miege COLLEGE: Oklahoma BUZZ: McCay's athletic potential is off the charts as his 40-plus inch vertical leap suggests. (video)
QB Austin Hinder HIGH SCHOOL: Steamboat Springs (Colo.) High COLLEGE: Cal BUZZ: Hinder has uncanny accuracy throwing the ball on the run, and he puts excellent touch and air under his fade passes. (story)
OCTOBER 29, 2009
ATH Spencer Ware HIGH SCHOOL: Cincinnati (Ohio) Princeton COLLEGE: LSU BUZZ: Ware is just a phenomenal all-around athlete. With the ball in his hands he shows great ability to escape the rush, good change of direction and a physical mindset. (story)
OCTOBER 30, 2009
OT Andrew Rodriguez HIGH SCHOOL: Aurora (Neb.) High COLLEGE: Nebraska BUZZ: Rodriguez is a very good run blocker and knows how to keep his feet moving after initial engagement. (story)
DE Chris Martin HIGH SCHOOL: Aurora (Colo.) Grandview COLLEGE: Notre Dame BUZZ: Martin's growth potential combined with athleticism is almost off the charts. ( story | video)
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
ATH Christian Green HIGH SCHOOL: Tampa (Fla.) Catholic COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Green is a very graceful athlete that is smooth and moves effortlessly, which is pretty amazing for a guy his size. (story)
OC Dominic Espinosa HIGH SCHOOL: Cedar Park (Texas) High COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Espinosa has tremendous size for a center and is very light on his feet. He does a good job of getting downfield to block linebackers.
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
WR Nate Askew HIGH SCHOOL: San Antonio (Texas) James Madison COLLEGE: Texas A&M BUZZ: A rangy wide receiver with a strong build, Askew has shown steady progression each year at James Madison. (story)
DE Blake Lueders HIGH SCHOOL: Zionsville (Ind.) High COLLEGE: Notre Dame BUZZ: Lueders is a huge, athletic kid that runs extremely well for his size whether blitzing or laterally running sideline to sideline. (story)
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
QB Connor Wood HIGH SCHOOL: Houston (Texas) Second Baptist COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Wood has very good arm-strength, but what really makes him special is his athleticism.
LB Cecil Whiteside HIGH SCHOOL: Newport Beach (Calif.) Newport Harbor COLLEGE: Cal BUZZ: Whiteside is a superior overall athlete that could play on the offensive side of the ball as a hybrid tight end.
CB Jaylen Watkins HIGH SCHOOL: Cape Coral (Fla.) High COLLEGE: Florida BUZZ: Watkins has excellent straight-line speed and can turn and run with almost anybody.
OT Jake Matthews HIGH SCHOOL: Missouri City (Texas) Elkins COLLEGE: Texas A&M BUZZ: Matthews is very athletic and has the size and athleticism to play all five offensive line positions. (story)
NOVEMBER 6, 2009
WR Kyle Prater HIGH SCHOOL: Hillside (Ill.) Proviso West COLLEGE: USC BUZZ: Prater is the type of wideout that does not have to be open to make a catch and will be a threat to score from any point on the field. (story)
OG Quinton Spain HIGH SCHOOL: Petersburg (Va.) High COLLEGE: West Virginia BUZZ: Spain is a physically dominating offensive line prospect and has a great initial punch.
S Sean Parker HIGH SCHOOL: Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Parker is a big hitter for his size, has very good ball skills and does a nice job reading run/pass. (video)
NOVEMBER 9, 2009
WR DeAndrew White HIGH SCHOOL: Galena Park (Texas) North Shore COLLEGE: Alabama BUZZ: White has excellent speed - he was timed in 10.49 in the 100 meters at a district meet - and really does a nice job of catching the ball with his hands. (story)
OG Trey Hopkins HIGH SCHOOL: Galena Park (Texas) North Shore COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Hopkins is a very athletic, versatile and intelligent offensive lineman. Most likely has the ability to play four of the five offensive line positions at the next level. (story)
OL Brandon Linder HIGH SCHOOL: Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Linder has great technique and has been a part of back-to-back Class 5A state championship teams. (story)
K Michael Palardy HIGH SCHOOL: Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas COLLEGE: Tennessee BUZZ: Palardy can do it all as a kicker with the ability to kick field goals, kickoffs and handle punting duties. (story)
WR Ivan McCartney HIGH SCHOOL: Miramar (Fla.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: There are not many receivers that are his size that can run fluid and precise routes like McCartney does.
ATH Robert Woods HIGH SCHOOL: Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra COLLEGE: USC BUZZ: Woods may not look like it in person, but on film he looks and hits like an aggressive linebacker that happens to have serious ball skills and lateral pursuit. (video)
NOVEMBER 10, 2009
ATH Anthony Barr HIGH SCHOOL: Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Barr has excellent vision and ability to gain yards after contact. His potential to also project at other positions makes him a very valuable prospect for recruiters.
S Demetrius Wright HIGH SCHOOL: Corona (Calif.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Wright has excellent size, strength and ball skills. He is not afraid of contact regardless of the side of the ball he is playing.
NOVEMBER 11, 2009
DE Carlos Thompson HIGH SCHOOL: Hollandale (Miss.) Simmons School COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Off of the edge, Thompson has tremendous explosiveness and suddenness. He gets a great jump off of the snap and has great straight-line speed.
S Matt Elam HIGH SCHOOL: West Palm Beach (Fla.) Dwyer COLLEGE: Florida BUZZ: Elam is very versatile and may be able to play running back, linebacker or safety at the next level.
TE Gerald Christian HIGH SCHOOL: West Palm Beach (Fla.) Dwyer COLLEGE: Florida BUZZ: Christian will cause some mismatch problems because he has good speed, and is strong enough to absorb and bounce off man coverage.
NOVEMBER 12, 2009
S Eric Reid HIGH SCHOOL: Geismar (La.) Dutchtown COLLEGE: LSU BUZZ: Reid possesses excellent ball skills and does a very good job reading run or pass. He is a high-effort player that is very coachable and very smart.
WR Trovon Reed HIGH SCHOOL: Thibodaux (La.) High COLLEGE: Auburn BUZZ: Reed's speed is lighting-bolt fast and he has very good hands. He is used to having the ball in his hands and will score if hit in stride. (story)
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
OT Damien Robinson HIGH SCHOOL: Olive Branch (Miss.) High COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Robinson's mobility for his size is just incredible, and he has pretty good feet for a giant offensive lineman.
OT Shon Coleman HIGH SCHOOL: Olive Branch (Miss.) High COLLEGE: Auburn BUZZ: Coleman has parlayed good maturation in his frame to a physically dominating presence on the field in both pass protection and the run game.
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
CB Dior Mathis HIGH SCHOOL: Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Mathis has all the skills to be a shut-down corner at the next level. He has the speed and moves to assist the return game as well.
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
QB Joe Boisture HIGH SCHOOL: Saline (Mich.) High COLLEGE: Michigan State BUZZ: Boisture has excellent accuracy and very good spin on his passes. He also has excellent height and can see the whole field. (story)
S Keenan Allen HIGH SCHOOL: Greensboro (Ala.) Northern Guilford COLLEGE: Alabama BUZZ: Covers a ton of acreage in the secondary and he has the hands to change the game in an instant. Could play on either side of the ball. (story)
ATH Marquis Flowers HIGH SCHOOL: Goodyear (Ariz.) Millennium COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Flowers is not afraid to come up in run support and make the tackle. He is very rangy and can cover a lot of ground using his tremendous speed. (story)
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
QB Barry Brunetti HIGH SCHOOL: Memphis (Tenn.) MUS COLLEGE: West Virginia BUZZ: Brunetti has shown the ability to make literally every throw on the field and has the ability to tuck the ball and run.
NOVEMBER 20, 2009
OT Robert Crisp HIGH SCHOOL: Raleigh (N.C.) Athens Drive COLLEGE: N.C. State BUZZ: Crisp has a real quick pass set to go along with excellent hand placement and impressive lateral movement once engaged. (story)
NOVEMBER 23, 2009
DE J.R. Ferguson HIGH SCHOOL: Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Academy COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Ferguson has the footwork of much smaller linebacker. He is athletic enough to change directions and chase down ball carriers from behind. (story)
DT Calvin Barnett HIGH SCHOOL: Tulsa (Okla.) Booker T. Washington COLLEGE: Oklahoma State BUZZ: Very athletic for a big man, as he has the ability to create a pass rush from the interior line position.
DECEMBER 1, 2009
DE Jacques Smith HIGH SCHOOL: Ooltewah (Tenn.) COLLEGE: Tennessee BUZZ: Smith is very fast of the edge with the ability to blow by most offensive tackles. He also possesses the athleticism to move in space and may play some linebacker.
DECEMBER 2, 2009
QB Paul Jones HIGH SCHOOL: McKees Rocks (Pa.) Sto Rox COLLEGE: Penn State BUZZ: Jones has a very strong arm that does not seem to tire after throwing for a long period of time. He is also a big, strong kid that will be hard to sack by just one defender.
DECEMBER 3, 2009
ATH Latwan Anderson HIGH SCHOOL: Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville COLLEGE:list BUZZ: His ability to cover a lot of ground once the ball is in the air is outstanding. Anderson can be an instant offensive threat because of his breakaway speed and ball skills. (story)
CB Christian Bryant HIGH SCHOOL: Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Bryant has tremendous ball skills and comes out of his breaks quickly. In a game situation, he is as competitive as they come. (story)
CB Cullen Christian HIGH SCHOOL: Pittsburgh (Pa.) Penn Hills COLLEGE: Michigan BUZZ: Christian has hips on a swivel, excellent ball skills and the ability to steer receivers off their intended route. (story)
DECEMBER 4, 2009
LB Mike Hull HIGH SCHOOL: Cannonsburg (Pa.) Canon McMillan COLLEGE: Penn State BUZZ: Hull has great instincts and is excellent in coverage. He also loves contact. (story)
DECEMBER 7, 2009
OT Andrew Donnal HIGH SCHOOL: Whitehouse (Ohio) Anthony Wayne COLLEGE: Iowa BUZZ: Donnal moves his feet well with the ability to get downfield and throw blocks. (story)
DECEMBER 8, 2009
RB Traylon Shead HIGH SCHOOL: Cayuga (Texas) COLLEGE: Texas BUZZ: Shead is a tough back that has the ability to break tackles and gain significant yardage after contact.
S Austin Collinsworth HIGH SCHOOL: Fort Thomas (Ky.) Highlands COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Named the MVP of the state championship game and was named the player of the year in Kentucky 5A by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.
LB V.J. Fehoko HIGH SCHOOL: Honolulu (Hawaii) Farrington COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Fehoko put together back-to-back All-State seasons. He could wind up playing inside linebacker in college.
DECEMBER 15, 2009
OT Arie Kouandjio HIGH SCHOOL: Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha COLLEGE:list BUZZ: Kouandjio has great size and very good feet and agility. He explodes off the line low and with good pad level, giving defenders a powerful punch at contact.