By: Jim Halley, USA TODAY High School Sports | December 21, 2016
USA TODAY High School Sports is naming the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Coach of the Year, Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year and First Team Offense and Defense for football, with the ALL-USA State teams to follow next week.
The team was chosen by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley in consultation with high school coaches and recruiting analysts. All selections are seniors and all statistics are from this season, unless otherwise noted.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Shaun Wade, Trinity Christian
COACH OF THE YEAR: Kevin Kelley, Pulaski Academy
PRESEASON: ALL-USA Preseason Defense for 2016
LOOKBACK: 2015 ALL-USA Defense
Click through the gallery to meet the first team: