Under Armour All-America Game 411

Four first-rounders among notable past participants

Originally Published: December 28, 2012
By ESPN RecruitingNation

Now in its sixth year, the Under Armour All-America Game has featured several of the nation's top high school football players. Here's a look at a few facts and figures on some of the best to suit up in the contest.

Under Armour All-America Game: By the Numbers

4: Number of Under Armour All-Americans selected in the first round of the NFL draft.

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Brad Barr/US PresswireAtlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones is one of four former first-round picks who've played in the Under Armour All-America Game.
The group includes standout receivers A.J. Green and Julio Jones, both of whom took part in the inaugural game in 2008, and talented rookies Trent Richardson and Stephon Gilmore, who played in the 2009 game.

All four players were top-10 selections -- Green went No. 4 overall to Cincinnati; Jones, No. 6 to Atlanta; Richardson, No. 3 to Cleveland; and Gilmore, No. 10 to Buffalo.

18: Number of Under Armour All-Americans selected in the NFL draft.

Along with the four first-rounders mentioned above, there have been five second-rounders and three third-rounders. The group includes Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers and St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins.

The 2011 NFL draft saw 13 former Under Armour All-Americans selected, including eight within the first three rounds.

14: Number of players from the inaugural Under Armour All-America Game drafted by the NFL.

Green, Jones, Bowers and Jenkins head the list.

4: Number of Under Armour All-Americans who finished in the top 10 in this year's Heisman Trophy voting, led by Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, who finished second.

The others were USC wide receiver Marqise Lee (fourth), Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (fifth) and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (sixth).

6: Number of Under Armour All-Americans who earned spots on the ESPN All-American team.

Te'o, Lee and Clowney were joined by Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner, Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel and Florida State kicker Dustin Hopkins.

7: College football awards earned by Te'o this season. The former Under Armour All-American won the likes of the Maxwell Award for the nation's most outstanding player.

Other award winners included Lee, who took home the Fred Biletnikoff Award for outstanding wide receiver; Joeckel, who won the Outland Trophy for outstanding interior lineman; and Clowney, who earned the Ted Hendricks Award for defensive end of the year.

2,060: All-purpose yards racked up by Miami Hurricanes freshman star running back Duke Johnson, good for ninth in the nation.

Johnson was one of several star first-year players in college football who played in the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game.

Others include Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper; USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams, who was the Pac 12 Freshman Defensive Player of the Year; Texas running back Johnathan Gray; Georgia running back Keith Marshall; and TCU defensive lineman Devonte Fields.