USA Today All-USA high school football team

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Each year, USA Today, an American newspaper, awards outstanding high-school American football players with a place on its All-USA High School Football Team. The newspaper names athletes that its sports journalists believe to be the best football players from high schools around the United States. The newspaper has named a team every year since 1982.[1][2]

In addition, two members of the team are named the USA Today High School Offensive Player and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. The newspaper also selects a USA Today High School Football Coach of the Year.[3][4]

Teams[edit]

Note: Bold denotes Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, and denotes high school juniors

1982–1989[edit]

1990–1999[edit]

2000–2009[edit]

2010 team[edit]

See footnotes[5][6][7]
Note: Bold denotes Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, and denotes high school juniors
First Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Kiehl Frazier Quarterback Shiloh Christian School Springdale, Arkansas Auburn
Savon Huggins Running back St. Peter's Prep School Jersey City, New Jersey Rutgers
Malcolm Brown Running back Steele High School Cibolo, Texas Texas
Jeremy Hill Running back Redemptorist High School Baton Rouge, Louisiana LSU
Demetrius Hart Running back Dr. Phillips High School Orlando, Florida Alabama
Cyrus Kouandjio Offensive line DeMatha Catholic High School Hyattsville, Maryland Alabama
Christian Westerman Offensive line Hamilton High School Chandler, Arizona Auburn
Brandon Shell Offensive line Goose Creek High School Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina
La'el Collins Offensive line Redemptorist High School Baton Rouge, Louisiana LSU
Zach Banner Offensive line Lakes High School Lakewood, Washington Southern California
Dorial Green-Beckham Wide receiver Hillcrest High School Springfield, Missouri Missouri
Kasen Williams Wide receiver Skyline High School Sammamish, Washington Washington
Jace Amaro Tight end MacArthur High School San Antonio, Texas Texas Tech
First Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Jadeveon Clowney Defensive line South Pointe High School Rock Hill, South Carolina South Carolina
Tim Jernigan Defensive line Columbia High School Lake City, Florida Florida State
Anthony Johnson Defensive line O. Perry Walker High School New Orleans, Louisiana LSU
Viliami Moala Defensive line Grant High School Sacramento, California California
Ray Drew Defensive line Thomas County Central High School Thomasville, Georgia Georgia
Curtis Grant Linebacker Hermitage High School Richmond, Virginia Ohio State
James Wilder, Jr. Linebacker Plant High School Tampa, Florida Florida State
Stephone Anthony Linebacker Anson High School Wadesboro, North Carolina Clemson
Tony Steward Linebacker Pedro Menendez High School St. Augustine, Florida Clemson
De'Anthony Thomas Defensive back Crenshaw High School Los Angeles, California Oregon
Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix Defensive back Dr. Phillips High School Orlando, Florida Alabama
Jordan Phillips Athlete Circle High School Towanda, Kansas Oklahoma
Second Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Cody Kessler Quarterback Centennial High School Bakersfield, California Southern California
Mike Bellamy Running back Charlotte High School Punta Gorda, Florida Clemson
Aaron Green Running back Madison High School San Antonio, Texas Nebraska
Nick O'Leary Tight end Dwyer High School West Palm Beach, Florida Florida State
Trey Metoyer Wide receiver Whitehouse High School Whitehouse, Texas Oklahoma
Charone Peake Wide receiver Dorman High School Roebuck, South Carolina Clemson
Matt Freeman Offensive line Cooper High School Abilene, Texas Texas State
Ryne Reeves Offensive line Crete High School Crete, Nebraska Nebraska
Kiaro Holts Offensive line Warren Central High School Indianapolis, Indiana North Carolina
Brey Cook Offensive line Har-Ber High School Springdale, Arkansas Arkansas
Michael Bennett Offensive line Centerville High School Centerville, Ohio Ohio State
Mac McGuire Placekicker Carroll High School Southlake, Texas Boston University (Soccer)
Second Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Connor McGovern Defensive line Shanley High School Fargo, North Dakota Missouri
Kevin McReynolds Defensive line St. John's High School Washington, D.C. UCLA
Jesse Hayes Defensive line Moeller High School Cincinnati, Ohio Wisconsin
Kris Harley Defensive line Warren Central High School Indianapolis, Indiana Virginia Tech
Trey DePriest Linebacker Springfield High School Springfield, Ohio Alabama
Lawrence Thomas Linebacker Renaissance High School Detroit, Michigan Michigan State
Tre Madden Linebacker Mission Viejo High School Mission Viejo, California Southern California
Derek Watt Linebacker Pewaukee High School Pewaukee, Wisconsin Wisconsin
Brandon Mullins Linebacker Coppell High School Coppell, Texas Syracuse (Lacrosse)
Karlos Williams Defensive back Ridge Community High School Davenport, Florida Florida State
Doran Grant Defensive back St. Vincent – St. Mary High School Akron, Ohio Ohio State
Jabriel Washington Defensive back Trinity Christian Academy Jackson, Tennessee Alabama

2011 team[edit]

See footnotes[11]
Note: Bold denotes Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, and denotes high school juniors
First Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Dorial Green-Beckham Wide receiver Hillcrest High School Springfield, Missouri Missouri
Jameis Winston Quarterback Hueytown High School Hueytown, Alabama Florida State
Johnathan Gray Running back Aledo High School Aledo, Texas Texas
Rushel Shell Running back Hopewell High School Aliquippa, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
Kelvin Taylor Running back Glades Day School Belle Glade, Florida Florida
D. J. Humphries Offensive line Mallard Creek High School Charlotte, North Carolina Florida
John Theus Offensive line Bolles School Jacksonville, Florida Georgia
Andrus Peat Offensive line Corona del Sol High School Tempe, Arizona Stanford
Zach Banner Offensive line Lakes High School Lakewood, Washington Southern California
J. J. Denman Offensive line Pennsbury High School Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania Rutgers
Jordan Westerkamp Wide receiver Montini Catholic High School Lombard, Illinois Nebraska
Stefon Diggs Wide receiver Good Counsel High School Olney, Maryland Maryland
Ross Martin Kicker Walsh Jesuit High School Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Duke
First Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Mario Edwards, Jr. Defensive line Ryan High School Denton, Texas Florida State
Ellis McCarthy Defensive line Monrovia High School Monrovia, California UCLA
Noah Spence Defensive line Bishop McDevitt High School Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Ohio State
Tommy Schutt Defensive line Glenbard West High School Glen Ellyn, Illinois Ohio State
Darius Hamilton Defensive line Don Bosco Preparatory High School Ramsey, New Jersey Rutgers
Vince Biegel Linebacker Lincoln High School Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Wisconsin
Scott Starr Linebacker Norco High School Norco, California Southern California
Noor Davis Linebacker Lessburg High School Leesburg, Florida Stanford
Shaq Thompson Defensive back Grant Union High School Sacramento, California Washington
Landon Collins Defensive back Dutchtown High School Geismar, Louisiana Alabama
Leon McQuay III Defensive back Armwood High School Seffner, Florida Southern California
Tracy Howard Defensive back Miramar High School Miramar, Florida Miami (FL)
Second Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Gunner Kiel Quarterback Columbus East High School Columbus, Indiana Notre Dame
Nelson Agholor Running back Berkeley Preparatory School Tampa, Florida Southern California
D. J. Foster Running back Saguaro High School Scottsdale, Arizona Arizona State
Ty Isaac, Jr. Running back Joliet Catholic High School Joliet, Illinois Southern California
T. J. Yeldon Running back Daphne High School Daphne, Alabama Alabama
Arik Armstead Offensive line Pleasant Grove High School Elk Grove, California Oregon
Hiva Lutui Offensive line Trinity High School Euless, Texas Utah
Jordan Simmons Offensive line Crespi High School Encino, California Southern California
Jordan Diamond Offensive line Simeon Career Academy Chicago, Illinois Auburn
Cayleb Jones Wide receiver Austin High School Austin, Texas Texas
Shaq Roland Wide receiver Lexington High School Lexington, South Carolina South Carolina
Bradley Pinion Placekicker Northwest Cabarrus High School Concord, North Carolina Clemson
Second Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Eddie Goldman Defensive line Friendship Collegiate Charter School Washington, D.C. Florida State
Caleb Gulledge Defensive line Prattville High School Prattville, Alabama Alabama
Robert Nkemdiche Defensive line Grayson High School Loganville, Georgia Mississippi
Benetton Fonua Linebacker Kahuku High School Kahuku, Hawaii Hawaiʻi
DeMarkus Lathan Linebacker Longview High School Longview, Texas Tarleton State
Justin Lyles Linebacker Phoebus High School Hampton, Virginia Concord (WV)
Antonio Morrison Linebacker Bolingbrook High School Bolingbrook, Illinois Florida
Jabari Ruffin Linebacker Downey High School Downey, California Southern California
Ronald Darby Defensive back Potomac High School Oxon Hill, Maryland Florida State
Yuri Wright Defensive back Don Bosco Preparatory High School Ramsey, New Jersey Colorado
Sal Martinez Defensive back Edinburg High School Edinburg, Texas Undeclared

2012 team[edit]

See footnotes[13]
Note: Bold denotes Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, and and ‡‡ denotes high school juniors and sophomores, respectively
First Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Max Browne Quarterback Skyline High School Sammamish, Washington Southern California
Thomas Tyner Running back Aloha High School Aloha, Oregon Oregon
Derrick Henry Running back Yulee High School Yulee, Florida Alabama
Robert Foster Wide receiver Central Valley High School Monaca, Pennsylvania Alabama
Laquon Treadwell Wide receiver Crete-Monee High School Crete, Illinois Mississippi
Hunter Henry Tight end Pulaski Academy Little Rock, Arkansas Arkansas
Evan Lisle Offensive line Centerville High School Centerville, Ohio Ohio State
Ethan Pocic Offensive line Lemont High School Lemont, Illinois Louisiana State
Grant Hill Offensive line Huntsville High School Huntsville, Alabama Alabama
Kent Perkins Offensive line Lake Highlands High School Dallas, Texas Texas
Laremy Tunsil Offensive line Columbia High School Lake City, Florida Mississippi
Matt Wogan Kicker Porter Ridge High School Indian Trail, North Carolina Oregon
First Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Su'a Cravens Defensive back Vista Murrieta High School Murrieta, California Southern California
Jabrill Peppers Defensive back Paramus Catholic High School Paramus, New Jersey Michigan
Marlon Humphrey Defensive back Hoover High School Hoover, Alabama Undecided
Vernon Hargreaves III Defensive back Wharton High School Tampa, Florida Florida
Reuben Foster Linebacker Auburn High School Auburn, Alabama Alabama
Peter Kalambayi Linebacker Butler High School Matthews, North Carolina Stanford
Jaylon Smith Linebacker Bishop Luers High School Fort Wayne, Indiana Notre Dame
Andrew Brown Defensive line Oscar Smith High School Chesapeake, Virginia Virginia
Montravius Adams Defensive line Dooly County High School Vienna, Georgia Auburn
Robert Nkemdiche Defensive line Grayson High School Loganville, Georgia Mississippi
Dee Liner Defensive line Muscle Shoals High School Muscle Shoals, Alabama Alabama
Henry Poggi Defensive line Gilman School Baltimore, Maryland Michigan
Second Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Austin Kafentzis‡‡ Quarterback Jordan High School Sandy, Utah Wisconsin
Greg Bryant Running back American Heritage School Delray Beach, Florida Notre Dame
Derrick Green Running back Hermitage High School Richmond, Virginia Michigan
Kelvin Taylor Running back Glades Day School Belle Glade, Florida Florida
LaQuvionte Gonzalez Running back Cedar Hill High School Cedar Hill, Texas Texas A&M
Leonard Fournette Running back St. Augustine High School New Orleans, Louisiana Undecided
Tramel Terry Wide receiver Goose Creek High School Goose Creek, South Carolina Georgia
Jalen Brown Wide receiver Mountain Pointe High School Phoenix, Arizona Undecided
Kyle Bosch Offensive line St. Francis High School Wheaton, Illinois Michigan
Cameron Hunt Offensive line Centennial High School Corona, California California
Thomas Duarte Tight end Mater Dei High School Santa Ana, California UCLA
Austin Rehkow Placekicker Central Valley High School Spokane Valley, Washington Idaho
Second Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Jonathan Allen Defensive line Stone Bridge High School Ashburn, Virginia Alabama
Da'Shawn Hand Defensive line Woodbridge High School Woodbridge, Virginia Alabama
Tim Williams Defensive line University Lab School Baton Rouge, Louisiana Undecided
Joey Bosa Defensive line St. Thomas Aquinas High School Fort Lauderdale, Florida Ohio State
A'Shawn Robinson Defensive line Arlington Heights High School Fort Worth, Texas Alabama
Eddie Vanderdoes Defensive line Placer High School Placer, California Notre Dame
Michael Hutchings Linebacker De La Salle High School Concord, California Southern California
Mark Fossati Linebacker St. Joseph High School Montvale, New Jersey Undecided
Raekwon McMillan Linebacker Liberty County High School Hinesville, Georgia Undecided
Max Redfield Defensive back Mission Viejo High School Mission Viejo, California Notre Dame
Leon McQuay III Defensive back Armwood High School Seffner, Florida Southern California
Tony Brown Defensive back Ozen High School Beaumont, Texas Alabama

2013 team[edit]

See footnotes[15]
Note: Bold denotes Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, and denotes high school juniors
First Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
Leonard Fournette Running back St. Augustine High School New Orleans, Louisiana Louisiana State
Kyler Murray Quarterback Allen High School Allen, Texas Undecided
Dalvin Cook Running back Miami Central High School Miami, Florida Florida State
Sony Michel Running back American Heritage School Plantation, Florida Georgia
Malachi Dupre Wide receiver John Curtis Christian High School River Ridge, Louisiana Louisiana State
Allen Lazard Wide receiver Urbandale High School Urbandale, Iowa Iowa State
Trey Quinn Wide receiver Barbe High School Lake Charles, Louisiana Louisiana State
Damien Mama Offensive line St. John Bosco High School Bellflower, California Southern California
Damian Prince Offensive line Bishop McNamara High School Forestville, Maryland Maryland
Cameron Robinson Offensive line West Monroe High School West Monroe, Louisiana Alabama
Braden Smith Offensive line Olathe South High School Olathe, Kansas Auburn
Cole Hedlund Kicker Argyle High School Argyle, Texas Arkansas
First Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Jabrill Peppers Defensive back Paramus Catholic High School Paramus, New Jersey Michigan
Marlon Humphrey Defensive back Hoover High School Hoover, Alabama Alabama
Adoree’ Jackson Defensive back Serra High School Gardena, California Southern California
Steven Parker Defensive back Jenks High School Jenks, Oklahoma Undecided
Dante Booker, Jr. Linebacker St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Akron, Ohio Ohio State
Raekwon McMillan Linebacker Liberty County High School Hinesville, Georgia Ohio State
Nyles Morgan Linebacker Crete-Monee High School Crete, Illinois Undecided
Tre Williams Linebacker St. Paul's Episcopal School Mobile, Alabama Auburn
Andrew Brown Defensive line Oscar Smith High School Chesapeake, Virginia Virginia
Lorenzo Carter Defensive line Norcross High School Norcross, Georgia Georgia
Da'Shawn Hand Defensive line Woodbridge High School Woodbridge, Virginia Alabama
Gerald Willis III Defensive line Karr High School New Orleans, Louisiana Florida
Second Team Offense
Player Position School Hometown College
DeShaun Watson Quarterback Gainesville High School Gainesville, Georgia Clemson
Elijah Hood Running back Charlotte Catholic High School Charlotte, North Carolina North Carolina
Joe Mixon Running back Freedom High School Oakley, California Undecided
Racean Thomas Running back Oxford High School Oxford, Alabama Auburn
K. D. Cannon Wide receiver Mount Pleasant High School Mount Pleasant, Texas Baylor
Alex Bars Offensive line Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville, Tennessee Notre Dame
Orlando Brown Offensive line Peachtree Ridge High School Suwanee, Georgia Tennessee
Garrett Brumfield Offensive line University Lab Baton Rouge, Louisiana Louisiana State
Demetrius Knox Offensive line All Saint's Episcopal Day School Fort Worth, Texas Ohio State
K. C. McDermott Offensive line Palm Beach Central High School Wellington, Florida Miami (FL)
Quenton Nelson Offensive line Red Bank Catholic High School Red Bank, New Jersey Notre Dame
Gary Wunderlich Placekicker Memphis University School Memphis, Tennessee Mississippi
Second Team Defense
Player Position School Hometown College
Demarcus Christmas Defensive line Manatee High School Bradenton, Florida Florida State
Matt Dickerson Defensive line Serra High School San Mateo, California Notre Dame
Matt Elam Defensive line John Hardin High School Elizabethtown, Kentucky Undecided
Connor Humphreys Defensive line Central Catholic High School Portland, Oregon Arizona State
Chad Thomas Defensive line Booker T. Washington High School Miami, Florida Miami (FL)
Solomon Thomas Defensive line Coppell High School Coppell, Texas Undecided
Dillon Bates Linebacker Ponte Vedra High School Ponte Vedra, Florida Tennessee
Jamardre Cobb Linebacker Salesian High School Los Angeles, California Arizona
Christian Miller Linebacker Spring Valley High School Columbia, South Carolina Alabama
Kenny Young Linebacker John Curtis Christian High School River Ridge, Louisiana Undecided
Quin Blanding Defensive back Bayside High School Virginia Beach, Virginia Virginia
Tony Brown Defensive back Ozen High School Beaumont, Texas Alabama

Accumulated stats[edit]

Most selections by school (as of 2012)
Rank State Selections
1 De La Salle High School, Concord, California 8
2 Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Paul, Minnesota 7
3 St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 6
4 Carter High School, Dallas, Texas 5
5 St. Rita of Cascia High School, Chicago, Illinois 4
Moeller High School, Cincinnati, Ohio 4
Don Bosco Preparatory High School, Ramsey, New Jersey 4
Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, California 4
9 Archbishop Shaw High School, Marrero, Louisiana 3
Auburn High School, Auburn, Alabama 3
Northwestern High School, Miami, Florida 3
Riverview High School, Sarasota, Florida 3
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Missouri 3
Warren Central High School, Indianapolis, Indiana 3
Most selections by state
Rank State Selections
1 Florida 112
2 Texas 108
3 California 104
4 Georgia 42
Illinois 42
6 Ohio 41
Pennsylvania 41
8 Louisiana 36
9 New Jersey 34
10 Alabama 27

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ USA Today All-USA teams 1982–2001
  2. ^ Recent All-USA teams
  3. ^ "Football: Players and Coaches of the Year (1982–2005)". USA Today. 2006-06-26. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  4. ^ On the following webpage, go to "Football archives" (for links to "All-USA Team", "Super 25" teams, and "Regional rankings"): "Super 25 and All-USA archive". USA Today. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  5. ^ a b "All-USA football: Frazier, Clowney named players of year". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. December 22, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  6. ^ "All-USA first team and second team". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. December 22, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  7. ^ "Photos: 2010 All-USA football team". USAToday.com. December 20, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  8. ^ Halley, Jim (December 20, 2010). "South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) finishes year as Super 25's top tea". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  9. ^ Halley, Jim (December 20, 2010). "USA TODAY Super 25 - Boys Varsity Football". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  10. ^ "USA TODAY Super 25 regional rankings". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. August 18, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  11. ^ "All-USA first team and second team". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. December 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  12. ^ http://www.highschoolsports.net/super25/football/
  13. ^ "Browne, Cravens Headline the 2012 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Football Team". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. December 20, 2012. 
  14. ^ http://www.usatodayhss.com/news/rankings/super-25-football-2012
  15. ^ "Fournette, Peppers lead the 2013 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Football Team". HighSchoolSports.net. USA Today. December 28, 2012. 
  16. ^ http://www.usatodayhss.com/super25/rankings/2013/boys/varsity/football/**?school=00000136-5727-d1d6-ab3e-77bf1f2a0011