Under Armour All-American Game 2013: Starters Released for Black and White Teams

Justin Onslow@@JustinOnslowNFLContributor IIJanuary 3, 2013

Photo courtesy of 247sports.com
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The starting rosters for the 2013 Under Armour All-American Game have been officially released (via ESPN).

Four-star recruit and future Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg will get the start under center for the black team offense. He’ll be throwing to fellow four-star recruits Alvin Bailey, Robert Foster and Damore’ea Stringfellow, who are all listed as starters at wide receiver.

The White team will be led by the No. 5 quarterback in the nation in four-star recruit Kevin Olsen, who committed to play for the Miami Hurricanes next year. He’ll be lined up in front of the No. 3 running back in the country, 5’10”, 200 pound Keith Ford, who committed to play at Oklahoma.

The Under Armour All-American Game will showcase some of the best high school talent in the nation, including five-star defensive ends Robert Nkemdiche and Carl Lawson and defensive tackle Montravius Adams. Five-star cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III will get the start for the black team alongside undecided five-star linebacker Matthew Thomas.

Position: Player (Black Team)
Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
Running back Alvin Kamara
Wide receiver Alvin Bailey, Robert Foster, Damore'ea Stringfellow
Tight end O.J. Howard
Offensive tackle Darius James, Denver Kirkland
Guard Grant Hill, Joas Aguilar
Center Hunter Bivin
Defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, Elijah Daniel
Defensive tackle Greg Gilgmore, Kennedy Tulimasealii
Inside linebacker Ben Boulware
Outside linebacker Alex Anzalone, Matthew Thomas
Cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, Tarean Folston
Safety Keanu Neal, Leon McQuay III
Long snapper

Tyler Kluver

Kicker/punter Sean Covington

Position Player (White Team)
Quarterback Kevin Olsen
Running back Keith Ford
Wide R=receiver Laquon Treadwell, Ryan Green, Jalin Marshall       
Tight end Hunter Henry
Offensive tackle Derwin Gray, Dorian Johnson
Guard Patrick Kugler, David Dawson
Center Scott Quessenberry
Defensive end Carl Lawson, Joey Bosa
Defensive tackle Henry Poggi, Kelsey Griffin
Inside linebacker Reuben Foster, Yannick Ngakoue
Outside linebacker Trey Johnson
Cornerback Gareon Conley, Shaq Wiggins
Safety Max Redfield, Antonio Conner
Long snapper Brendan Turelli
Kicker                   Ryan Santoso                                                    
Punter Shane Tripucka


The entire roster features a total of five five-star recruits and 87 four-star recruits, many of which have already committed to a major program for next season.

The game will take place at 5 p.m. on Jan. 4, and can be seen on ESPN.