By USA TODAY High School Sports | August 17, 2016 8:00 am ET
The 2016 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Football Team: Defense was selected by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley based on past performances and coach and scouting analyst recommendations.
Click the gallery below for the 24 players selected. Players are listed in alphabetical order.
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