The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has nominated 16 high school seniors for the 2014 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award, considered high school football’s highest honor. The U.S. Army Player of the Year award is given to the Nation’s most outstanding senior high school football player. The six finalists for the award will be announced on November 26, 2013.
The U.S. Army Player of the Year will be crowned during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show on January 3, 2014, in San Antonio, where the winner will be presented with the Ken Hall Trophy, modeled after high school football legend Ken “Sugar Land Express” Hall.
The selection process began this fall as players were evaluated by coaches from around the country and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee. The 2014 U.S. Army Player of the Year Nominees are (in alphabetical order):
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Former U.S. Army Player of the Year winners include: 2001-Kevin Jones; 2002-Lorenzo Booker; 2003-Chris Leak; 2004-Adrian Peterson; 2005-Ryan Perrilloux; 2006-Mitch Mustain; 2007-Jimmy Clausen; 2008-Terrelle Pryor; 2009-Bryce Brown; 2010-Dillon Baxter; 2011-Demetrius Hart; 2012-Dorial Green-Beckham and 2013-Max Browne.
--Originally Published by Greg Powers--