All-American Game Top Performers

With the high school All-American games in the books, HornsDigest takes a look at last week’s top performers.

Under Armour All-American Game

1. Daylon Mack

Five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack (Gladewater, Texas) was completely dominant at the Under Armour All-American Game. Mack had no trouble getting past the block. The 6-foot-1, 330 pound defensive tackle finished with seven tackles, three tackles for loss and recovered a fumble. Mack earned the MVP award for Team Armour. Mack is currently uncommitted but is believed to be down to LSU, TCU, Texas and Texas A&M.

2. Deondre Francois

Four-star quarterback Deondre Francois (Bradenton , Florida) had an excellent week of practice leading up to the UA All-American Game. During the game, the Florida State commit went a perfect 4-4 for a 103 yards and a touchdown. Francois showed impressive pass ability throughout the week. His quick release and his scrambling ability are nice aspects of his game.

3. Byron Cowert

Five-star defense end Byron Cowert (Seffner, Florida) had an impressive week at the UA All-American Game. The 6-foot-4, 265 pound defensive end capped off his week with four tackles, two quarterback hurries, a sack, a forced fumble and tipped passed at the game. Cowert was named the MVP of Team Highlight. Cowert is uncommitted but has high interest in the Florida Gators.

4. Christian Wilkins

Four-star defensive tackle Christian Wilkins (Suffield, Connecticut) was impressive throughout the week of practice. He had a phenomenal game last Friday. Wilkins had four tackles, two sacks and returned a blocked extra point for a score. Wilkins is committed to Clemson

5. Damien Harris

Four-star running back Damien Harris (Berea, Kentucky) was the leading rusher at the UA All-American Game. The 5-foot-10, 208 pound senior running back recorded 16 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown. Harris is uncommitted but plans to choose from Alabama, Kentucky and Ohio State.

U.S. Army All-American Bowl

1. Derrius Guice

Four-star running back Derrius Guice (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) was crowned MVP at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Guice lined up at wide receiver during the game and while he only caught two passes, he made them count. Guice recorded 153 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Louisiana’s top running back prospect's big play ability helped lead the West to at 39-36 victory over the East. Guice is committed to LSU.

2. Kyle Phillips

Four-star defensive end Kyle Phillips (Nashville, Tennessee) was the top defender at the USAAA Bowl. Phillips recorded multiple tackles and sacks. Phillips looked dominant during the game as he wreaked havoc in the backfield Saturday. Phillips is committed to Tennessee

3. Osa Masina

Five-star outside linebacker Osa Masina (Salt Lake City, Utah) was the West’s leading tackler. He has a great week at the USAAA Bowl. He showed off his athleticism, lateral mobility and ability throughout the week. Masina is not committed but is down to Arizona State, UCLA and USC.

4. T.J. Rahming

Three-star wide receiver T.J. Rahming (Powder Springs, Georgia) was phenomenal at the USAAA Bowl. Throughout the week, the 5-foot-9, 148 pound Duke commit showed his quickness and ability to run and catch. Rahming finished with 138 total yards and two touchdowns for the East team.

5. Deon Cain

Four-star wide receiver Deon Cain (Tampa, Florida) showed off his athleticism at the USAAA Bowl. Cain played quarterback in high school and showed off his arm at the game as he threw a 54 yard touchdown. Cain also finished the game with 80 receiving yards. Cain is committed to Clemson where he is expected to be a receiver.

Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

1. Holton Hill

Four-star defensive back Holton Hill (Houston) shined at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. Hill was able to separate himself from the competition and showed off his defensive prowess. The 6-foot-2, 185 pound defensive back possess quick feet and has great ball skills. During practice, Hill had a few interceptions. Hill is currently uncommitted but is down to Alabama, Baylor, Florida State, LSU and Texas.

2. Eric Swinney

Four-star running back Eric Swinney (Tyrone, Georgia) was solid at practice leading up to the All-American Bowl. Swinney, an Ole Miss commit, showed off his durability and ability to get to the outside. He’s speedy and once in the open field is hard to catch.

3. P.J. Mbanasor

Four-star defensive back PJ Mbanasor (Pflugerville, Texas) was the most impressive Oklahoma commit at the Semper Fidelis Bowl. Mbanasor is similar to Hill as he is tall and long. Mbanasor is physical and great in man coverage. The 6-foot-1, 183 pound Pflugerville native is a sound defensive back who has great awareness and ability to find the football.

4. JaMycal Hasty

Four-star running back JaMycal Hasty (Longview, Texas) was the best back for the West team at his All-American Bowl. Hasty has a great speed and ability to blow past defenders. Hasty is only 5-foot-9 but is well-build and has the ability to get the second-level in a hurry. Hasty is committed to Baylor

5. Jamile Johnson

Three-star safety Jamile Johnson (Dallas) had a good week at the Semper Fidelis Bowl. Johnson, a Texas commit, is a solid defensive back who also plays safety. Johnson isn’t afraid to take a risk and is often rewarded with his big play ability. Johnson possess great football instincts is able to find the ball with ease.


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