Dalvin Cook and Joseph Yearby Named the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Players of the Week

Updated: September 23, 2013

Rockaway, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2013)- Wide Receiver Dalvin Cook and Joseph Yearby of Central (Miami, FL) High School were named the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Players of the Week, for the week ending September 21st. Cook and Yearby continued their stellar high school career with an incredible performance; Cook rushed for 157 yards on 10 carries and Yearby added 125 yards on 14 carries in their team’s 50-21 win over the nation’s most respected program Don Bosco Prep. Cook and Yearby are considered the nation’s best running back tandem.

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Players of the Week was designed to recognize the nation’s top high school performance of the week. Football players possess a similar set of mental, emotional and physical strengths to Army Strong Soldiers. The winner will be announced each Monday, throughout the season and noted on www.usarmyallamericanbowl.com/media-center

For more than a decade, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has been the Nation’s premier high school football game, serving as the preeminent launching pad for America’s future college and NFL stars. Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Andrew Luck, and C.J. Spiller all made their national debuts as U.S. Army All-Americans. In the 2012 NFL Draft Andrew Luck became the first U.S. Army All-American Bowl alumnus to be selected with the first overall pickThe 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl drew a record crowd of 40,133 to the Alamodome, and was the most-watched sporting event on television over the weekend, excluding the NFL playoffs.

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is owned and produced by All American Games, a New Jersey-based sports marketing and event management company. The U.S. Army is the title sponsor of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and American Family Insurance is the lead national sponsor and presenting sponsor of the telecast on NBC. Other national sponsors include adidas, 247Sports, San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, Gatorade, SKLZ, NCSA, School of the Legends, Lockheed Martin, Xenith, Battle Sports Science, Oakley, NewTek and Football University. National sponsors of the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band include NAfME: The National Association for Music Education, Drum Corps International, Jupiter Band Instruments and DeMoulin Uniforms.

For more information on the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and its related events visit www.usarmyallamericanbowl.com and www.goarmy.com/events/aab or the official Facebook and Twitter pages located at http://www.facebook.com/USArmyAllAmericanBowl and www.twitter.com/armyallamerican.