Silas Redd, a senior running back from King & Low Heywood Thomas in Stamford, has been nominated for the U.S. Army Player of the Year award. This honor goes out to the nation's top prep football player. Redd is headed to Penn. State,
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has nominated 16 student-athletes for the prestigious 2010 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award, considered high school football's highest honor. The U.S. Army Player of the Year award
is given to the nation's most outstanding senior high school football
player participating in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The six
finalists for the award will be announced on December 2. The U.S.
Army Player of the Year will be crowned during the U.S. Army Awards
Dinner on January 9, 2010, in San Antonio, where the winner will be
presented with the Ken Hall Trophy, modeled after Ken "Sugar Land
Express" Hall, high school football's all-time leading rusher.
Below are the nations 16 nominees:
Keenan Allen DB Northern Guilford
Dillon Baxter RB Mission Bay San Diego, Calif.
Brennan Clay RB Scripps
Ranch San Diego, Calif.
Michael Dyer RB Little Rock Christian Little Rock, Ark.Sharrif
Washington Philadelphia, Pa.
Jake Heaps QB Skyline Sammamish
Hall St. Paul, Minn.
Malcolm Jones RB Oaks Christian Westlake
Joyner DB St. Thomas Aquinas Fort Lauderdale
Ronald Powell DL Rancho
Verde Moreno Valley, Calif.
Kyle Prater WR
Proviso West Hillside, Ill.
Silas Redd RB King & Low Heywood Thomas Stamford, Conn.Lache Seastrunk
RB Temple Temple, Texas
Phillip Sims QB Oscar Smith Chesapeake, Va.
Robert Woods WR