No. 1 Headed to US Army Bowl
Arthur Brown
Arthur Brown

Posted Jun 26, 2007

Wharton, NJ (June 25, 2007) - Linebacker Arthur Brown (Wichita, KS) is the latest commitment to the eighth annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Brown is listed as the number one overall player according to

Arthur Brown, the East Wichita High School Star, will join fellow highly touted prospects No. 1 Quarterback Terrelle Pryor (Jeanette, PA) and No. 1 Running Back Darrell Scott (Ventura, CA) in the prestigious game.

"Its an honor to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl against the very top talent in the country. I'm also proud to represent Kansas football," said Brown after he was selected to play.

"The U.S. Army All-American Bowl now has commitments from 70 of the top 75 players in the 2008 class from across the country and will have more additions in the next two weeks," said SportsLink President Rich McGuinness. SportsLink is the owner and producer of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Brown has climbed the lists of scouts and colleges across the country after a stellar junior season. He finished up with 158 tackles, eight sacks and one interception. Brown has the prototypical size of a collegiate linebacker standing at 6'1 and weighing in at 215 pounds. The young linebacker is receiving interest from schools like Oklahoma, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, and USC to name a few. Brown is currently undecided on where to go to school but is entertaining more than 50 scholarship offers.

"He is an exciting defensive player to watch and a quality young man. As the premier defensive player in the nation, we are thrilled to announce Arthur as a U.S. Army All-American. We are confident he will follow in the footsteps and tradition of U.S. Army Alumni Reggie Bush, Vince Young, Tommie Harris, Derrick Johnson, Adrian Peterson and Chris Leak," said McGuinness."

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is one of the nation's most predominant high school football sporting events. Created by SportsLink, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl features the nation's top 80 prep football players across the nation in a classic East versus West showdown.

The game will be broadcast live to a national audience on Saturday, January 5, 2008, on NBC from the Alamodome, San Antonio, TX. For more information on the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the U.S. Army National Combine please visit: &

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