U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards

With some awards dating back to the inception of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, players and coaches have been honored for their excellence on and off the field by receiving awards at the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show.


 

U.S. Army Player of the Year

The U.S. Army Player of the Year Award is the highest individual honor for a high school football player. The trophy exemplifies greatness on the field and has been awarded since the U.S. Army All-American Bowl’s inception.

2017 U.S. Army Player of the Year, RB Cam Akers

2017 Cam Akers, RB, Florida State University
2016 Jacob Eason, QB, University of Georgia
2015 Martez Ivey, OL, University of Florida
2014 Elijah Hood, RB, UNC-Chapel Hill
2013 Max Browne, QB, Pittsburgh
2012 Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
2011 Dee Hart, RB, University of Alabama
2010 Dillon Baxter, RB, Southern California
2009 Bryce Brown, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
2008 Terrelle Pryor, WR, Washington Redskins
2007 Jimmy Clausen, QB, Carolina Panthers
2006 Mitch Mustain, QB, Southern California
2005 Ryan Perrilloux, QB, New York Giants
2004 Adrian Peterson, RB, New Orleans Saints
2003 Chris Leak, QB, University of Florida
2002 Lorenzo Booker, RB, Florida State University
2001 Kevin Jones, RB, Detorit Lions


Pete Dawkins Game MVP

The Pete Dawkins MVP Trophy is given to the MVP of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. As a football player, Pete Dawkins was an All-American running back and winner of the 1958 Heisman Trophy during his senior year at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. As captain of Army’s undefeated 1958 team, he rushed for 1,123 yards, threw for seven touchdowns, and caught 27 passes for 716 yards. He bypassed a career in the NFL, serving in the Army for 24 years and retiring as a Brigadier General. In 1975, Dawkins was enshrined in the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

2017 Pete Dawkins Game MVP, QB Hunter Johnson

2017 Hunter Johnson, QB, Clemson
2016 Shea Patterson, QB, Ole Miss
2015 Derrius Guice, RB, LSU
2014 Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
2013 James Quick, WR, University of Louisville
2012 Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles &
Cyler Miles, QB, University of Washington
2011 Dee Hart, RB, University of Alabama
2010 Ronald Powell, LB, New Orleans Saints
2009 Bryce Brown, RB, Philadelphia Eagles &
Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson University
2008 Terrelle Pryor, WR, Washington Redskins
2007 Chris Galippo, LB, Southern California
2006 Beanie Wells, RB, Arizona Cardinals
2005 DeSean Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2004 Ted Ginn Jr., WR, New Orleans Saints
2003 Chris Leak, QB, University of Florida
2002 Vince Young, QB, University of Texas
2001 Dominic Robinson, WR, Florida State


Felix “Doc” Blanchard Award

The U.S. Army understands the importance of academic excellence. With that being said, the Felix “Doc” Blanchard Award is given annually to a player from the East Team that exhibits the same prowess as Blanchard in the classroom as well as on the field. As a fullback, Blanchard teamed up with halfback Glenn Davis to create the famed Mr. Inside Mr. Outside partnership, leading the U.S. Military Academy to three undefeated seasons during the 1940’s. In 1945, Blanchard (“Mr. Inside”) won the Heisman Trophy and the the Sullivan Award as the outstanding amateur athlete of the year. “Doc” was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1959.

2017 Nick Brahms, OL, Auburn University
2016 Cameron Chambers, WR, Michigan State University
2015 Drew Lock, QB, University of Missouri
2014 Nick Allegretti, OL, University of Illinois
2013 Johnny Townsend, P, Ohio State University
2012 Graham Shuler, OL, Stanford University
2011 Wayne Lyons, DB, University of Michigan
2010 Mike Hull, LB, Miami Dolphins
2009 Donavan Tate, RB, San Diego Padres
2008 Jonas Gray, RB, New England Patriots
2007 Aaron Nagel, LB, Northwestern
2006 Corey Hobbs, OL, University of Florida
2005 Jonathan Crompton, QB, University of Tennessee
2004 Ryan Baker, DE, Purdue University


Glenn Davis Award

The U.S. Army understands the importance of academic excellence. This award is given to a player from the West that exhibits his prowess in the classroom as well as on the field. Along with running mate Felix “Doc” Blanchard, Glenn Davis (“Mr. Outside”) helped the U.S. Military Academy to three undefeated seasons in the mid-40s, creating a lasting legacy in college football lore. Davis scored 59 touchdowns in his career and set the college record for most yards gained per play in one season. A three-time All-American, Davis won the Heisman Trophy and was named the Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 1946. Davis was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1961.

2017 Wyatt Davis, OL, Ohio State University
2016 Sewo Olonilua, RB, Texas Christian
2015 Ben Humphreys, LB, Duke University
2014 Solomon Thomas, DL, Stanford University
2013 Corey Robinson, WR, Notre Dame
2012 Kyle Murphy, OL, University of Texas
2011 Ben Pruitt, K, University of Texas
2010 C.J. Mosley, LB, Baltimore Ravens
2009 Allan Bridgford, QB, Cal-Berkeley
2008 Dayne Crist, QB, University of Kansas
2007 Ryan Mallett, QB, Houston Texas
2006 Chad Roark, OL, University of Oklahoma
2005 Mark Sanchez, QB, Denver Broncos
2004 Jeff Byers, OL, Carolina Panthers


Lockheed Martin Defensive Back of the Year

In 2014, the U.S Army All-American Bowl and Lockheed Martin established the Defensive Back of the Year Award to annually recognize the top senior prep defensive back in the nation. The award is annually given to the defensive back who performs above and beyond the competition throughout the high school football season.

2017 Shaun Wade, DB Ohio State University
2016 Lavert Hill, DB, University of Michigan
2015 Tarvarus McFadden, DB, Florida State University
2014 Damon Webb, DB, Ohio State University

 


American Family Insurance Defensive Player of the Year

In 2011, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and American Family Insurance established the Defensive Player of the Year Award to recognize the top prep defender in the nation. The half-dozen finalists for the American Family Insurance Defensive Player of the Year not only lead their teams on the field, but also in the classroom and community.

2017 Jaelan Phillips, DL, UCLA
2016 Derrick Brown, DL, Auburn University
2015 Trenton Thompson, DL, University of Georgia
2014 Dante Booker, LB, Ohio State University
2013 Kendall Fuller, DB, Virginia Tech
2012 Darius Hamilton, DL, Rutgers University
2011 Curtis Grant, LB, Ohio State University

 

 

 


Anthony Munoz Lineman of the Year

Every year, the Anthony Munoz Award is given to the nation’s best prep lineman. This award is named for the NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz, a sports legend in Cincinnati who is considered by most experts to be the greatest offensive lineman in NFL history. Munoz helped the Trojans of Southern California to the 1978 National championship and garnering All-Pac 10 and All-American honors. Following his collegiate career, Munoz led the Bengals to three AFC Central Division titles, two AFC Championships, and the franchise’s only two Super Bowl appearances. Munoz was a member of the NFL’s 75th Anniversary All-Time Team and in 1998 was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

2017 Foster Sarell, OL, Stanford University
2016 Derrick Brown, DL, Auburn University
2015 Martez Ivey, OL, University of Florida
2014 Solomon Thomas, DL, Stanford University
2013 Steve Elmer, OL, Notre Dame
2012 Arizona Cardinals, OL, University of Florida
2011 Ray Drew, DL, Green Bay Packers
2010 Seantrel Henderson, OL, Buffalo Bills

 

 

 


U.S Army National Coach of the Year

The U.S Army National Coach of the Year Award honors the nation’s top high school football coach. The recipient of this award is the coach who displayed the greatest commitment to his players and his high school footbal program throughout the high school football season.

2017 Gabe Infante, Saint Joseph’s Prep School, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Matt Logan, Centennial HS, Corona, CA
2015 Tony Sanchez, Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas, NV
2014 Jason Negro, St. John Bosco HS, Bellflower, CA
2013 Brian Hales, Butler HS, Matthews, NC
2012 Bob Beatty, Trinity HS, Louisville, KY
2011 Lance Pogue, South Panola HS, South Panola, MS
2010 Dale Mueller, Highlands HS, Ft. Thomas, KY
2009 Matt Logan, Centennial High School, Corona, CA
2008 Roger Barta, Smith Center HS, Smith Center, KS
2007 John McKissick, Summerfield HS, Summerfield, SC
2006 Gary Joe Kinne, Canton HS, Canton, TX
2004 Greg Toal, Don Bosco Prep, Ramsey, NJ
2003 Bill Gallagher, Perry Traditional Academy, Pittsburgh, PA