Nation’s Top High School Football Players to Compete in Under Armour All-America Game

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Nation’s Top High School Football Players to Compete in Under Armour All-America Game

  • More than 100 Players from ESPN 300 Playing in Tenth Annual Matchup
  • Five Players Expected to Make their College Announcements During the Game

The 2017 Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance will feature the nation’s top high school football players in an all-star matchup on Sunday, Jan 1 (1 p.m. ET, ESPN). The tenth annual game will see Team Armour facing Team Highlight, with more than 100 players from the ESPN 300 playing in the matchup, including the number one overall recruit Trey Smith. A complete roster is available here.

Five players are expected to make their college announcements during Sunday’s game: No. 10 DeAngelo Gibbs (Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee), No. 95 Markquese Bell (Maryland, Ohio State, Rutgers, Virginia Tech), No 100 Nathan Proctor (Penn State, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech), No. 102 Xavier McKinney (Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State) and No. 145 Breon Dixon (Louisville, Ole Miss, TCU, Tennessee).

Coverage begins Thursday, Dec. 29, with two days of practice on ESPNU and the American Family Insurance Skills Challenge. Host Matt Schick and recruiting analysts Gerry Hamilton, Craig Haubert and Tom Luginbill will be on-site for all the action.

Play by play commentator Kevin Brown, Haubert and Luginbill will call the game from Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., with Schick reporting from the sidelines.

Under Armour All America Game Coverage Schedule (subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Thu, Dec 29 4 p.m. ESPN Recruiting Nation: Under Armour Practice #1* ESPNU
Fri, Dec 30 2 p.m. ESPN Recruiting Nation: Under Armour Practice #2* ESPNU
  6 p.m. American Family Insurance Skills Challenge* ESPN2
Sun, Jan 1 1 p.m. Under Armour All-America Game ESPN

*Same-day tape delayed



Anna Negron

It was always a dream of mine to work at ESPN, and here I am! I joined the College Sports PR team in March 2016. Hailing from the great Garden State, I graduated from Seton Hall University (Go Pirates!) with a degree in sport management, where I not only sang the National Anthem at games, but was also a member of the Seton Hall Sapphires Dance Team and a student reporter for Pirate Sports Network. Before joining ESPN, I served as a Public Relations Associate for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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