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Tag: U.S. Army All-American Bowl


Football: Nine Washington players nominated for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Nine high school football players in Washington have been nominated to play in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

They are:

QB Max Browne, Skyline
DB Tere Calloway, Seattle Prep
LB Sean Constantine, Bellevue
DB Kahlil Dawson, Graham-Kapowsin
RB Myles Jack, Bellevue
QB Sefo Liufau, Bellarmine Prep
WR Sammie Long, Lakes
TE Danny Mattingly, Mead
DB Tatum Taylor, O’Dea

Here’s a complete list of nominees from around the country.


Football: Recruiting updates on Garnett, Dozier, Banner; plus a peek at 2012 schedule

We’re gearing up for our annual football recruiting packages — Northwest Nuggets and Western 100 — and I’ve been laying the groundwork for those pieces by talking to some local players and coaches the past couple days. I wanted to pass along some timely recruiting tidbits and other football-related information:

As Washington fans no doubt know, the Puyallup High offensive tackle is considering three schools: Stanford, Michigan and Notre Dame. Garnett said he won’t make a decision until after his official visit to Stanford on Jan. 14.

Garnett will play in the Under Armour All-American Game next week in Florida. He had planned to take an official visit to Miami after the game, but recently nixed that.

Garnett said he’ll make his announcement at the end of January at Puyallup High School. He’ll leave how his school of choice is revealed up to his twin sister, Rachel.

“My sister will be my planner,” he said. “She’s good at those kind of things.”
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Banner, Dozier receive U.S. Army All-American jerseys

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl means something extra to Lake High.

Obviously, having a player – actually two, this year – is an honor, but Lakes is closely tied to the military. Joint Base Lewis-McChord sits less than a mile from campus and many students’ parents serve in the Armed Forces at JBLM and abroad.

So, when the U.S. Army shows up at Lakes to honor a football player, or two, it’s a big deal.

On Friday, offensive tackle Zach Banner and quarterback/receiver/defensive back Cedric Dozier were presented with ceremonial jerseys to the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The game will be played Jan. 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
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