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American Family Insurance Tour

An 80-stop tour visiting the players in the Under Armour All-America Game

Updated: December 29, 2011, 5:04 PM ET
By ESPN Recruiting Nation

Nelson Agholor, Brian Poole, Dante Fowler Jr., Da'Quan BowersUnderArmourPast met present when Da'Quan Bowers (far right), the MVP of the first Under Armour All-America Game, presented jerseys to Nelson Agholor, Brian Poole, Dante Fowler Jr.

A look at each and every stop from the 2012 American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game.

Dec. 2

John Atkins
Under Armour All-American John Atkins is likely to cause some fights when he gets to Georgia as he can play on both the offensive and defensive line. Radi Nabulsi »

Joe Bolden
Joe Bolden isn't view the Under Armour All-America Game as a way to cap off his season, but a nice reward for the hard work. Jared Shanker »


Dec. 1

Marvin Bracy
If you haven't seen FSU commit Marvin Bracy run, you're missing out. But don't call the UA All-American a track star who plays football. Corey Long »

Austin Hardin
Kicker Austin Hardin looking to show off his big leg at the Under Armour All-America Game. Kipp Adams »


Nov. 30

Mike Madaras
Four-star OT Mike Madaras has never been afraid of hard work or competition. He'll fit in just fine at the Under Armour All-America Game. Dave Hooker »

Dakota Ball
Alabama DT commit Dakota Ball mixes a bit of a mean streak with a strong work ethic to become an Under Armour All-American. Kipp Adams »


Nov. 29

Nelson Agholor, Dante Fowler, Brian Poole
Da'Quan Bowers, the MVP of the first Under Armour All-America Game and now a member of the Tampa Bay Bucs, handed out jerseys to Nelson Agholor, Dante Fowler, Brian Poole in a presentation the trio could stop talking about. Corey Long »

Korren Kirven
Under Armour All-American DT Korren Kriven is excited not only to play in the game, but also about hitting Disney World for the first time. Dave Hooker »

Chaz Elder Under Armour All-American S Chaz Elder makes big plays on the field and good grades in the classroom. So it's easy to see why other players look up to him and Georgia, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Arkansas are chasing after the four-star prospect. Kipp Adams »


Nov. 18

Chris Casher
Struggling with his grades, Under Armour All-American DE Chris Casher gave up his senior season on the field to make plays in the classroom. Jamie Newberg »

Devon Desper
Mississippi State center commit Devon Desper is used to playing in big games, and he'll get one more when he plays in the Under Armour All-America Game. Jamie Newberg »


Nov. 17

Landon Collins
It would be easy for five-star safety Landon Collins to believe the hype and coast a little bit. But that's not his style. The Under Armour All-American is driven to succeed and his hard work is paying off. Jamie Newberg »

Amari Cooper
Injuries sidelined Under Armour All-American WR Amari Cooper during his junior year. But instead of getting down, he tore it up over the summer and in his senior season. Corey Long »


Nov. 16

Ronnie Feist
Four-star OLB Ronnie Feist had a rough start, but now he's reached one goal of becoming an Under Armour All-American. Jamie Newberg »

Avery Johnson
Avery Johnson is stepping out of the shadown of his brother, NFL star Patrick Peterson, and playing in the Under Armour All-America Game is just one part of that. Corey Long »


Nov. 15

Preston Dewey
UA All-American QB wears out coach Ty Detmer's couch learning everything he can about the game and the position. Carter Strickland »

Malcom Brown
Under Armour All-American DT Malcom Brown may be low key off the field, but he does nothing but make big hits and big plays on it. Damon Sayles »

Angelo Jean-Louis
How is Under Armour A All-American WR Angelo Jean-Louis preparing for this year's game? By watching last year's game and practices to see what he'll have to face. Corey Long »


Nov. 11

Kennedy Estelle
First Kennedy Estelle helped his team score an OT playoff win, then the next day the Texas OT commit was presented his Under Armour All-America Game jersey. That's a pretty good couple of days. Damon Sayles »

De'Vante Harris
De'Vante Harris didn't look like a freshman when he first stepped on the field. And that wasn't a good thing. But the Oklahoma commit has gone from scrawny kid to Under Armour All-American. Travis L. Brown »


Nov. 10

Avery Young
After watching his cousin play in the event last year, Avery Young can't wait to play in this year's Under Armour All-America Game.Corey Long »

Jessamen Dunker
Jessamen Dunker was once all about hoops. Now he's an Under Armour All-American OT. Corey Long »


Nov. 9

Sterling Shepard
Oklahoma WR commit Sterling Shepard got a surprise invitation to the Under Armour All-America Game, but it won't be a surprise if he steals the show. Damon Sayles »

Cayleb Jones
While UA All-American and Texas WR commit Cayleb Jones makes all the plays on the field, it's what he does off it that leaves a lasting impression. William Wilkerson »


Nov. 4

Tanner Mangum
An Under Armour All-American QB from Idaho? Get used to the name Tanner Mangum, who continues to prove it doesn't matter where you're from. Greg Biggins »

Lucas Thompson
Florida DB Lucas Thompson has gone from under the radar to Under Armour All-American. Corey Long »


Nov. 3

Dalton Santos
Dalton Santos, the nation's top ILB and a Tennessee commit, has a little swagger to him, but the Under Armour All-American works hard and backs it up. Damon Sayles »

Alex Norman
Texas DT commit Alex Norman went from being an overweight freshman to a player who focused on his losing weight, adding strength and became an Under Armour All-American. William Wilkerson »
Interview with Norman from the AFI selection tour Video

Noor Davis
Noor Davis, the nation's top OLB and a Stanford commit, caps off a big senior year by being named an Under Armour All-American. Corey Long »


Nov. 2

Thomas Johnson and Peter Jinkens
Texas commits Thomas Johnson and Peter Jinkens the latest from Dallas Skyline to be named Under Armour All-Americans. William Wilkerson »
Interview with Johnson and Jenkins from the AFI selection tour Video

Macus Maye

Marcus Maye doesn't talk much about individual goals, but he admitted that every camp and every workout was done with the goal of becoming an Under Armour All-American. Corey Long »


Nov. 1

Devonte Fields
TCU commit Devonte Fields likes to keep it simple. The athletic Under Armour All-American DE just works hard and tries to "destroy" whomever he is lined up against. Travis L. Brown »
Interview with Fields from the AFI selection tour Video


Oct. 28

Josh Garnett
Four-star OL Josh Garnett, a 4.0 mild-mannered student off the field who surprises many with his nasty streak on it, becomes the first UA All-American from the state of Washington. Greg Biggins »

Kwon Alexander, Trae Elston, Michael Flint
Having one Under Armour All-American is great for a school, having three like Oxford HS has is incredible. Jamie Newberg »


Oct. 27

Isaac Seumalo
When Oregon State OL Isaac Seumalo was a sophomore he set a number of goals. Now the UA All-American can cross one off his list. Greg Biggins »

Bryson Echols, Curtis Riser
DeSoto (Texas) teammates Bryon Echols, Curtis Riser will play in UA All-America Game before heading to Texas. Damon Sayles »


Oct. 26

Chris Black
Alabama commit WR Chris Black was honored to receive his Under Armour jersey and is excited to play with fellow Bama WR Amari Cooper. Corey Long »

Johnathan Gray
UA All-American RB Johnathan Gray is on the verge of breaking a lot of HS records but he can't get out of his dad's shadow until he gets to Texas. Damon Sayles »

Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick
USC TE commit Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick didn't start play until the eighth grade, but now he's an UA All-American. Greg Biggins »


Oct. 25

Mario Edwards
DE Mario Edwards' life seems so complex with all the high expectations and recruiting. How does the UA All-American make it look so easy? Damon Sayles »

LaTroy Pittman and Sean Price
LaTroy Pittman and Sean Price have been playing on the same team since middle school, so it's fitting for them to end their high school careers together at the UA game. Corey Long »

Zach Kline
After a self-proclaimed 'worst season ever' as a junior, Cal QB commit Zach Kline is now an Under Armour All-American. Greg Biggins »


Oct. 21

Darius Powe
ESPNU 150 WR Darius Powe had one goal when he was a freshman in high school: be an Under Armour All-American. Mission accomplished. Greg Biggins »

Jordan Jenkins
Jordan Jenkins is known for his football skills -- there's a reason they call him "Freak", but he's looking at more than just football in his final five. Kipp Adams »


Oct. 20

Eddie Williams
UA All-American Eddie Williams is the top prospect in Florida, but he's going to Bama. That's what happens when Nick Saban recruits you personally. Corey Long »

Channing Ward
DE Channing Ward played some varsity in eighth grade, so he's ready to step up to the challenge of the Under Armour All-America Game. Jamie Newberg »


Oct. 19

Issac Gross
Issac Gross is used to big games. So the Ole Miss commit isn't worried about the Under Armour All-America Game. Jamie Newberg »

Andrus Peat
ESPNU 150 offensive tackle Andrus Peat is carving his own path. Greg Biggins »


Oct. 18

Jameis Winson
No. 1 QB in the country. Under Armour All-American. FSU commit. Potential MLB draft pick. Jameis Winston is just your typical high school senior. Jamie Newberg »

Joshua Holsey
Auburn commit CB Joshua Holsey's "dream comes true" with invite to Under Armour All-America Game. Kipp Adams »

Connor Brewer and Davonte Neal
Chaparral QB Connor Brewer, ATH Davonte Neal are headed to the UA Game and among the elite at their positions, but that's about where the similarities end. Greg Biggins »


Oct. 14

Reggie Ragland
Reggie Ragland, the nation's No. 2 ILB, became the latest All-American to receive jersey but reaching this point wasn't easy for the Bama commit. Jamie Newberg »


Oct. 13

Terry Richardson
It seems Michigan commit Terry Richardson keeps trying to validate his worth and an invite to the UA All-America Game is the latest honor for the four-star DB. Tom Van Haaren »
Video of Richardson from the AFI selection tour Video

Joey O'Connor
Penn State OT commit Joey O'Connor's hard work paid off with an invite to the UA All-America Game and he can't wait to battle the best. Damon Sayles »

Patrick Destefano
Clemson OT commit a potent combination of size and smarts and happy to mix it up with top prospects at UA All-America Game. Jamie Newberg »


Oct. 12

Justin Meredith
Four-star North Carolina TE commit Justin Meredith realized a dream when he received his Under Armour All-America Game jersey. Jamie Newberg »


Oct. 11

Shaq Roland
Shaq Roland doesn't really like a lot of attention, but it's impossible to ignore the Under Armour All-American on the field. Jamie Newberg »
Video of Roland from the AFI selection tour Video


Oct. 10

Zach Hirth
Zach Hirth started long snapping because, well, no one else wanted to. Now, he's the nation's best and an Under Armour All-American. Damon Sayles »
Video of Hirth from the AFI selection tour Video


Oct. 7

Jonathan Taylor
Four-star DT Jonathan Taylor, a Georgia commit, earning UA All-America honors is a big deal not only for him, but his hometown as well. Radi Nabulsi »
Video of Taylor from the AFI selection tour Video


Oct. 6

Eddie Goldman
Uncommitted DT Eddie Goldman, who's No. 2 in the ESPNU 150, sure sounded like he had a favorite after he received his Under Armour Game jersey. Dave Hooker »

Brandon Greene
His football coach had to persuade him to give up hoops for football, but it's been a good decision as Alabama OT commit Brandon Greene, No. 25 in the ESPNU 150, is seeing his hard work pay off with an invite to the UA All-America Game. Kipp Adams »
Video of Greene from the AFI selection tour Video

Ronald Darby
Notre Dame commit Ronald Darby had some fun at the podium during the UA Game selection tour, but he's worked hard to earn his time in the spotlight. Dave Hooker »


Oct. 5

Noah Spence
Five-star DE Noah Spence is tough on the field, but he's all about family off it. How important? They will be a big part of his decision process when it comes to choosing a college. Jared Shanker »
Video of Spence from the AFI selection tour Video

Jay Guillermo
When Jay Guillermo, the nation's top center, committed to Clemson, some asked him why he chose the Tigers. They don't ask the Under Armour All-American that anymore. Dave Hooker »
Video of Guillermo from the AFI selection tour Video


Oct. 4

Colin Thompson
Colin Thompson, the nation's top tight end, received his Under Armour All-America Game jersey and admits he might have a little side project while he's in Florida for the game. Jared Shanker »


Sept. 30

Brock Stadnik
When you're the first Under Armour All-American from your school, you get treated like a star. Just ask South Carolina OL Brock Stadnik. Dave Hooker »
Video of Stadnik from the AFI selection tour Video

Evan Boehm
Soccer contributed to Under Armour All-American Evan Boehm's success. Damon Sayles »
Video of Boehm from the AFI selection tour Video

Chad Kelly
Clemson QB Chad Kelly looking forward to a reunion at the Under Armour All-America Game. Corey Long »


Sept. 29

Michael Rose
Michael Rose was pretty much born to play football. His first word was even "touchdown." But the Nebraska commit's dreams came true when he got his UA jersey. Damon Sayles »
Video of Rose from the AFI selection tour Video


Sept. 28

Keith Marshall
Five-star RB Keith Marshall is unstoppable on the field, but when the UA Game selection tour stopped by, it was his work in the classroom that had people talking. Dave Hooker »
Video of Marshall from the AFI selection tour Video

Alex Ross
Two seasons, he was an afterthought. Now four-star running back Alex Ross is playing in the Under Armour All-America Game, which he said was one of his goals all along. Bob Przybylo »
Video of Ross from the AFI selection tour Video

Ifeadi Odenigbo
Ifeadi Odenigbo knows the history of the Under Armour All-America Game. He's knows the players who have starred in and gone on to great college careers and been drafted in the NFL. Now he's honored to be part of the 2012 contest. Jared Shanker »
Video of Odenigbo from the AFI selection tour Video


Sept. 27

Cyrus Jones
Cyrus Jones, No. 34 in the ESPNU 150, is more comfortable on the field, but the four-star ATH did just fine at the podium in the first stop on the Under Armour All-America Game selection tour. Dave Hooker »
Video of Jones from the AFI selection tour Video

Ross Martin
Few kickers get offers like Under Armour All-American Ross Martin did, but even fewer turn them down to kick for Duke. Jared Shanker »Video of Martin from the AFI selection tour Video


2012 Under Armour All-America Game roster