KILLEEN, Texas – Darius James, a senior football player from Harker Heights High School and the No. 17 prospect in the nation according to the ESPN 150, was presented his honorary game jersey at the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2013 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at Harker Heights High School in Killeen, Texas, today. The event was part of the three-month American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game.
who has verbally committed to Texas, is one of 90 players selected to
compete in the sixth-annual Under Armour All-America Game presented by
American Family Insurance, a nationally televised
competition spotlighting the country's top high school seniors. The
2013 Under Armour All-America Game is slated for 5 p.m. ET on Jan. 4, 2013, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., and will be televised
a big honor," James said. "I never thought I would be picked to play in
a game as big as this with past players like Jadeveon Clowney and Trent
national Selection Tour sponsored by American Family Insurance is an
expansion of the Under Armour All-America Game. As part of American
Family Insurance's involvement, the events will raise awareness
around teen driving safety and recognize the student athletes, as well
as the coaches, families and communities who have helped make these
players' dreams a reality.
starts with a dream and the desire to be great, whether your area of
interest is sports or something completely different," said Deborah
Peterson, American Family Insurance's customer relationship
marketing director. "These young athletes put in the work and made the
sacrifices to realize their dreams, and American Family Insurance is
proud to present this tremendous honor to them."
The American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game continues tomorrow,
when Alvin Kamara (Norcross High School – Norcross, Ga.) and Matthew
Thomas (Booker T. Washington
High School – Miami, Fla.) will be presented with their honorary Under
Armour All-America Game jerseys at their respective schools.
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