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2016 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Football Team: Defense

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.

MORE: ALL-USA Second Team Defense

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Shaun Wade, Trinity Christian

COACH OF THE YEAR: Kevin Kelley, Pulaski Academy

OFFENSE: Meet players selected for ALL-USA Offense

PRESEASON: ALL-USA Preseason Defense for 2016

LOOKBACK: 2015 ALL-USA Defense

Click through the gallery to meet the first team: