The 2013 American Family Insurance ALL-USA high school football team was chosen by USA TODAY’s Jim Halley in consultation with high school coaches and recruiting analyst Tom Lemming.
Note: All players are members of the Class of 2014 (seniors) unless noted.
American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team – First Team Offense
Dalvin Cook | RB | 5-11, 192 | Central, Miami, Fla. | Florida State
Ran for 223 yards and four touchdowns in the state 6A championship game. Ran for 4,267 yards and 64 touchdowns in his career.
Malachi Dupre | WR | 6-4, 175 | John Curtis Christian, River Ridge, La. | Undecided
Averaged 17.8 yards a catch to help lead team to state title.
Leonard Fournette** | RB | 6-1, 225 | St. Augustine, New Orleans | Louisiana State
Rushed for 1,792 yards and 16 touchdowns, and averaged 9.2 yards per carry.
Cole Hedlund | K | 5-10, 170 | Argyle, Texas | Arkansas
Has made 24 of 26 field-goal attempts, with a long kick of 52 yards and 101 of 101 point-after kicks. He fell just one field goal short of his own national record of 25 field goals, set as a sophomore. His brother Chad is a sophomore kicker for Wake Forest.
Allen Lazard | WR | 6-5, 204 | Urbandale, Iowa | Iowa State
Three-time All-State player had 49 catches for 1,065 yards, including 16 for touchdowns.
Damien Mama | OL | 6-5, 360 | St. John Bosco, Bellflower, Calif. | Undecided
Dominant lineman helped team average 47.2 points a game.
Sony Michel | RB | 5-11, 205 | American Heritage, Plantation, Fla. | Georgia
Ran for 1,828 yards and 24 touchdowns on 214 carries, leading team to its first 5A state title.
Kyler Murray* | QB | 5-11, 170 | Allen, Texas | Undecided
The junior, who has led his team to two consecutive state titles, passed for 3,669 yards and 46 touchdowns while rushing for 1,274 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Damian Prince | OL | 6-5, 292 | Bishop McNamara, Forestville, Md. | Undecided
Played both ways and has great quickness for his size.
Trey Quinn | WR | 6-1, 200 | Barbe, Lake Charles, La. | Louisiana State
Set a national record with 6,566 career receiving yards. Had 108 catches this season for 1,967 yards and 23 touchdowns.
Cameron Robinson | OL | 6-6, 320 | West Monroe, La. | Alabama
All-State lineman the past two seasons is a finalist for the Chip Off the Old Block Award, given to the top lineman in the country.
Braden Smith | OL | 6-6, 275 | Olathe South, Olathe, Kansas | Undecided
Can bench press nearly 500 pounds and is the state discus and shot put champion. His father Dave was a linebacker at Kansas.
**Player of the Year; *Class of 2015
American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team – First Team Defense
Dante Booker Jr. | LB | 6-3, 210 | St. Vincent-St. Mary, Akron, Ohio | Ohio State
Had 109 tackles. Led a defense that allowed only 7.8 points per game. Led team to two consecutive state titles. Father played linebacker at Auburn.
Andrew Brown | DL | 6-3, 298 | Oscar Smith, Chesapeake, Va. | Virginia
Had 93 tackles, including 28 tackles for loss and 18 sacks and led team to 6A runner-up finish and 14-1 record.
Lorenzo Carter | DL | 6-5, 235 | Norcross, Ga. | Undecided
Had 132 tackles, including 88 solos and six sacks. Has played on four state championship teams. Played on Class A basketball championship teams as a freshman and sophomore at Whitefield Academy (Mableton) and won a state title in football last season and this season at Norcross.
Da’Shawn Hand | DL | 6-4, 260 | Woodbridge, Va. | Alabama
A two-time preseason ALL-USA selection, he led the Vikings with 16 sacks and blocked two punts.
Marlon Humphrey | DB | 6-0, 168 | Hoover, Ala. | Alabama
Had 35 tackles and three interceptions. Has played on back-to-back 6A championship teams. In this year’s 6A championship game, he caused a fumble, had five tackles and returned a punt 18 yards to set up a touchdown. Is the top-rated high school hurdler in the 110, 300 and 400 meters and is the son of former Alabama and NFL player Bobby Humphrey.
Adoree’ Jackson | DB | 5-10, 172 | Serra, Gardena, Calif. | Undecided
Had 36 tackles with six interceptions. On offense, rushed for 639 yards and five touchdowns and had 812 receiving yards with seven touchdowns. Scored six other touchdowns on returns, including three off interceptions.
Raekwon McMillan | LB | 6-3, 235 | Liberty County, Hinesville, Ga. | Ohio State
Four-year starter had 159 tackles this season, including 107 solo tackles, three forced fumbles and an interception.
Nyles Morgan | LB | 6-1, 222 | Crete-Monee, Crete, Ill. | Notre Dame
Had 100 tackles, including 12 for loss. Caused two fumbles, had three knockdowns, one interception returned for a touchdown and two sacks. Team went 40-2 in his three years as a starter.
Steven Parker | DB | 6-2, 185 | Jenks, Okla. | Undecided
Had 72 tackles and six interceptions. As a receiver, he had 34 catches for 614 yards and nine touchdowns.
Jabrill Peppers** | DB | 6-1, 210 | Paramus (N.J.) Catholic | Michigan
Had 57 solo tackles and four interceptions.
Tre Williams | LB | 6-2, 220 | St. Paul’s Episcopal, Mobile, Ala. | Auburn
Had 119 tackles with one sack, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Gerald Willis III | DL | 6-4, 247 | Karr, New Orleans | Florida
Younger brother of Alabama defensive back Landon Collins. Led team to 4A championship in 2012 and 4A title game this season.
**Player of the Year
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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team – Second Team Offense
Alex Bars | OL | 6-6, 309 | Montgomery Bell Academy | Nashville, Tenn. | Notre Dame
Orlando Brown | OL | 6-7, 340 | Peachtree Ridge, Suwanee, Ga. | Tennessee
Garrett Brumfield | OL | 6-4, 285 | University Lab, Baton Rouge, La. | Louisiana State
KD Cannon | WR | 5-10, 163 | Mount Pleasant, Texas | Baylor
Elijah Hood | RB | 5-11, 221 | Charlotte Catholic, Charlotte, N.C. | North Carolina
Demetrius Knox | OL | 6-4, 287 | All Saints Episcopal, Fort Worth, Texas | Ohio State
Kc McDermott | OL | 6-6, 301 | Palm Beach Central, Wellington, Fla. | Miami
Joe Mixon | RB | 6-2, 207 | Freedom, Oakley, Calif. | Oklahoma
Quenton Nelson | OL | 6-5, 301 | Red Bank Catholic, Red Bank, N.J. | Notre Dame
Racean Thomas | RB | 5-11, 198 | Oxford, Ala. | Auburn
DeShaun Watson | QB | 6-3, 188 | Gainesville, Ga. | Clemson
Gary Wunderlich | K | 6-0, 180 | Memphis University, Memphis, Tenn. | Mississippi
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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team – Second Team Defense
Dillon Bates | LB | 6-3, 219 | Ponte Vedra, Fla. | Tennessee
Quin Blanding | DB | 6-2, 206 | Bayside, Virginia Beach | Virginia
Tony Brown | DB | 6-0, 182 | Ozen, Beaumont, Texas | Alabama
Demarcus Christmas | DL | 6-3, 285 | Manatee, Bradenton, Fla. | Florida State
Jamardre Cobb | LB | 6-2, 225 | Salesian, Los Angeles | Arizona
Matt Dickerson | DL | 6-5, 260 | Junipero Serra, San Mateo, Calif. | Notre Dame
Matt Elam | DL | 6-6, 325 | John Hardin, Elizabethtown, Ky. | Kentucky
Connor Humphreys | DL | 6-3, 257 | Central Catholic, Portland, Ore. | Arizona State
Christian Miller | LB | 6-4, 215 | Spring Valley, Columbia, S.C. | Alabama
Chad Thomas | DL | 6-5, 229 | Booker T. Washington, Miami | Miami
Solomon Thomas | DL | 6-3, 263 | Coppell, Texas | Undecided
Kenny Young | LB | 6-2, 220 | John Curtis Christian, River Ridge, La. | Undecided