CHICAGO (Dec. 8, 2016) –The 2017 Under Armour All-America roster features 115 of the nation’s premier high school football players who are set to compete live on ESPN at 1 p.m. EST on Sunday, Jan. 1, at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. They will be led during practices by former NFL head coaches Herm Edwards (Team Armour) and Steve Mariucci (Team Highlight). NFL veterans Deion Sander (Team Armour) and Mike Golic (Team Highlight) will assume the head coaching duties on gameday.

Herm Edwards: “The Under Armour All-America Game has become one of my favorite weeks each year. It is a week of intense competition that allows the brightest talent in high school football to shine on the field as well as bond during the week while enjoying fun and exciting activities. I can’t wait to return to Orlando later this month.”

Steve Mariucci: “The Under Armour All-America Game continues to produce some of football’s biggest stars both on the college and NFL level. I look forward to once again coaching the next generation of football talent in Orlando this year.”

Tom Luginbill, ESPN Recruiting Director: “The Under Armour All-America game provides the ultimate platform to evaluate who is really ready to make the jump to college. I have no doubt that this year’s crop of Under Armour All-Americans will continue the standard and tradition that has made the Under Armour All-America Game the premier event in its field.”

The 2017 rosters will once again feature the nation’s top high school football prospects, according to the ESPN 300 player rankings, including seven of the top 10 and 61 of the top 100 players.


Key Players – Team Armour

Isaiah Wilson                      OT          Poly Prep County Day School                      NY          No.2 overall/No. 2 OT

Dylan Moses                      ATH        IMG Academy                                                   FL            No. 5 overall/No. 1 ATH

Marvin Wilson                   DT           Episcopal High School                                     TX           No.7 overall/No. 1 DT

Alex Leatherwood           OT          Booker T. Washington High School           FL            No. 9 overall/No. 3 OT

Tee Higgins                         WR         Oak Ridge High School                                   TN          No. 17 overall/No. 2 WR

Phidarian Mathis              DT           Neville High School                                          LA           No. 20 overall/No. 3 DT

Jerry Jeudy                         WR         Deerfield Beach High School                       FL            No. 21 overall/No. 3 WR

Kary Vincent                      CB           Memorial High School                                    TX           No. 23 overall/No. 2 CB

JaCoby Stevens                ATH        Oakland High School                                       TN          No. 26 overall/No. 3 ATH

D.J. Johnson                       DE           Burbank High School                                       CA          No. 28 overall/No. 3 DE


Key Players – Team Highlight

Trey Smith                          OT          University School of Jackson                       TN          No.1 overall/No. 1 OT

Robert Beal Jr.                   DE           IMG Academy                                                   FL            No.4 overall/No. 1 DE

DeAngelo Gibbs               ATH        Grayson High School                                       GA          No. 10 overall/No. 2 ATH

Austin Deculus                  OT          Cy-Fair High School                                          TX           No. 14 overall/No. 5 DT

Joshua Kaindoh                DE           IMG Academy                                                   FL            No. 16 overall/No. 2 DE

Tyler Shelvin                      DT           Notre Dame High School                               LA           No. 18 overall/No. 2 DT

Calvin Ashley                     OT          Saint John’s College High School                DC          No. 22 overall/No. 5 OT

Stanford Samuels            CB           Flanagan High School                                      FL            No. 31 overall/No. 3 CB

Trevon Grimes                  WR         Saint Thomas Aquinas High School           WR         No. 33 overall/No. 5 WR

Brock Wright                      TE           Cy-Fair High School                                          TX           No. 34 overall/No. 1 TE-Y