Sterling, VA (November 24, 2014) – Dominion linebacker Chad Smith to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The NBC nationally televised game will take place on January 3rd, 2015, at 1:00pm ET in San Antonio, TX.
Chad is only the 4th player in the history of Loudoun County Public Schools to be selected to play in the game. Alex Carter, Briar Woods, and Jonathan Allen and Ryan Burns of Stone Bridge are the other three.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s premier high school All-American game, featuring the best 90 players in an annual East vs. West matchup every January in San Antonio’s Alamodome. The Army Bowl enjoys a worldwide television audience, thanks to a live broadcast on NBC. Last year’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl marked the 14th-anniversary of the Bowl and drew a crowd of 40,000-plus for the second consecutive year.
Building upon the extraordinary players and incredible moments featured during each of the previous U.S. Army All-American Bowls, this year’s edition promises to provide the thousands in attendance, and millions watching on NBC around the world, an unforgettable look at the future of college and professional football.
The history and tradition of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl is unparalleled, highlighted by Heisman Trophy winners and more than 200 NFL players counted among its alumni. Throughout its 14 years, the game has featured the nation’s most elite football players, including: Andrew Luck, Jamaal Charles, DeMarco Murray, Eric Berry, Patrick Peterson, LeSean McCoy, Sammy Watkins, and hundreds more.