#1 Punter Added to All-American Roster
Kai Forbath
Kai Forbath

Posted Oct 7, 2005


SHERMAN OAKS, Cal. (October 7, 2005) --- Recognized as one of the top football players in the nation, Kai Forbath of Sherman Oaks, Cal., has been named a 2006 U.S. Army All-American. Forbath will join a stand-out list of athletes playing in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

The classic East vs. West match-up will be played and televised on NBC January 7th at 11:00 p.m. (PST) and will feature the top 78 prep football student-athletes in the country.

Kai Forbath is rated the #1 Punter in the Country by Scout.com. A First-Team All-American as a junior, Kai is the best place kicker in the nation, going 19-of-21 from field goals as a junior and kicking 73 PAT's. Forbath has made a verbal commitment to play for UCLA.

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"It is a great pleasure to have this fine young man selected to represent his school and community as a U.S. Army All-American," said Colonel Thomas Nickerson, Director of Strategic Outreach for the U.S. Army Accessions Command. "He has proven himself to be a superior athlete who, like our Soldiers, takes pride in making a difference and turning in outstanding performances.

"Our slogan, 'An Army of One,' recognizes the strength of the individual in achieving team goals. Kai demonstrates how football, like the Army, makes you a stronger person not just for today, but into the future. A national audience will see this when he takes the field in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl," said Col. Nickerson.

Forbath is a standout kicker at Notre Dame High School and was one of 400 players nominated nationally and one of 78 selected to participate by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee.

Scout.com is an Official Selection Partner of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.


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