By Jim Halley, USA TODAY High School Sports | October 5, 2016 10:59 am ET
As the season reaches the the halfway point or close to it around the nation, USA TODAY High School Sports is assembling our midseason report with installments throughout the week.
Here we’re taking a look at the midseason candidates for the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Defensive Player of the Year. The award will be presented in December.
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AFI, ALL-USA, ALL-USA Football, American Family Insurance, Aubrey Solomon, Bishop Gorman High School (Las Vegas NV), Bubba Bolden, Cesar Chavez High School (Laveen AZ), Collinsville High School (Collinsville OK), Dylan Moses, IMG Academy (Bradenton FL), Isaiah Pola-Mao, JaCoby Stevens, Jaelen Phillips, Lee County High School (Leesburg GA), Levi Draper, Liberty County High School (Hinesville GA), Midseason Player of the Year, Mountain Pointe High School (Phoenix AZ), Oakland High School (Murfreesboro TN), Plano East High School (Plano TX), Redlands East Valley High School (Redlands CA), Richard LeCounte III, tavion allen, ALL-USA