By Jim Halley, USA TODAY High School Sports | October 4, 2017 7:31 pm 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.
NOTE: Poll results are not used in selection of the player of the year.
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