State high school players nominated for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

The Detroit News

Some of the state's top senior football players have been nominated to play in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The game will take place Saturday, Jan. 9, 2015, in the East vs. West matchup, at 1 p.m. on NBC.

Demetric Vance is one of 11 high school seniors who has been nominated to take part in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Michigan players chosen include: Donnie Corley, WR, Detroit Martin Luther King; Matt Falcon, RB, Southfield High; Desmond Fitzpatrick, WR, Farmington High; Daelin Hayes, LB, Ann Arbor Skyline; Lavert Hill, DB, Detroit Martin Luther King; Michael Jordan, OL, Plymouth High; Khalid Kareem, DL, Farmington Hills Harrison; Thiyo Lukusa, OT, Traverse City Central; Michael Onwenu, OL, Detroit Cass Tech; Martell Pettaway, RB, Detroit Martin Luther King; and Demetric Vance, DB, Detroit Cass Tech.

The athletes were nominated by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee, which consists of All American Games, 247Sports, and XOS Digital, and All American Games' network of regional coaches throughout the country. Of the 400 nominees, 90 will be ultimately selected and invited to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.