DESOTO’S BRYSON ECHOLSAND CURTIS RISER RECEIVE 2012 UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICA JERSEYS
DESOTO, Texas. – Bryson Echols and Curtis Riser, senior football players from DeSoto High School, were presented with honorary game jerseys at the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2012 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game Thursday morning at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas. The event was part of the four-month American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game.
Echols and Riser are two of 90 players selected to compete in the fifth-annual Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance, a nationally televised competition spotlighting the country’s top high school seniors. The 2012 Under Armour All-America Game is slated for Jan. 5, 2012, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.,and will be televised on ESPN.
Echols is currently ranked as the No. 6 cornerback in the ESPNU 150, while Riser is currently ranked as the No. 7 offensive guard. Both Echols and Riser are committed to Texas.
The 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.
“These athletes are achieving their dreams as result of their own dedication and the support of their coaches and teammates,their families and friends,” said Deborah Peterson, American Family Insurance’s customer relationship marketing director. “In turn,they are spreading the teen safe driving message to other students in the hope that they, too, will be able to reach their dreams.”
The American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game continues tomorrow, when Kwon Alexander, Trae Elston and Michael Flint (Oxford High School – Oxford, Ala.) and JoshGarnett (Puyallup High School – Puyallup, Wash.) will be presented with their honorary Under Armour All-America Game jerseys at their respective schools.
Tickets for the Under Armour All-America Game may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000 (service fees apply). Tickets may also be purchased in person from the Tropicana Field Box Office.
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