Team Armour defeated Team Highlight 24-21 in the 10th annual Under Armour All-America Game held Jan. 1, 2017 at Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Fla.). The contest Started a little slow but the big plays did come as expected by the big time players. Team Armour (Gray Team) was coached Mike Golic which got the best of Team Highlight (White Team) coached Deion Sanders.
MVP’s of the Game:
Team Armour: Jeff Thomas from East St. Louis HS in East St. Louis
Team Highlight: Khalan Laborn from Bishop Sullivan HS in Virginia Beach
Passing: QB Myles Brennan (Saint Stanislaus HS), 111 yards on 7-13 passing
Rushing: QB Kellen Mond (IMG Academy), 84 yards on 14 carries
Receiving: WR Jeff Thomas, 148 yards on 3 receptions (new record)
Tackles: LB Dylan Moses (IMG Academy), 10 solo tackles (new record)
TDs: Jeff Thomas, two (new receiving record)
Sacks: K’Lavon Chaisson (Northshore HS), three sacks for a loss of 10 yards (ties record)
Jeff Thomas became the first WR in the history of the Under Armour All-America Game to record two touchdowns.
Thomas also set the all-time record for most receiving yards in the history of the Under Armour All-America Game with 148 yards on three receptions. The previous record was 120 yards set by Terry Hawthorne in 2009. Hawthorne and Thomas both hail from East St. Louis High School in East St. Louis, Ill.
Dylan Moses set the all-time record for most tackles in the Under Armour All-America Game with 10 (10 solo, 0 assisted). The previous record was nine set by Petey Smith in 2009.
K’Lavon Chaisson tied the record for most sacks with three. Rashan Gary (2016) and Noah Spence
In Game Commitments:
Nathan Proctor Jr. – Virginia Tech
Xavier McKinney – Alabama
Breon Dixon – Ole Miss
DeAngelo Gibbs – Georgia
Markquese Bell – Maryland