GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich High School senior Scooter Harrington has been selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 2 in Orlando, according to USA Today High School Sports.
Ranked as Connecticut's No. 2 player, Harrington, who is a tight end for the football team at Greenwich High School, was the East winner of the American Family Insurance #DreamFearlessly Fan Vote contest to earn the final roster spot. Harrington got 81.59 percent of the votes in his final-round matchup, according to the article.
An honorary jersey was given to Harrington at his school by the Selection Tour and presented by American Family Insurance with teammates and others in attendance. The presentation is posted in a video clip on YouTube.
Harrington's selection was initially one of 32 picked by the Under Armour Selection Committee. In the contest that started Oct. 20, 870,327 votes were cast in its four rounds, according to USA Today High School Sports.
Since 2008, the nation’s elite high school football players have been selected by ESPN Recruiting to participate in the Under Armour All-America Football Game.
NFL Pro Bowlers Julio Jones and A.J. Green competed in the inaugural game, while No. 1 NFL Draft selections Jadeveon Clowney and Jameis Winston are among the players that participated in later years.
The ninth-annual Under Armour All-America Football Game will once again feature more than 90 of the nation's best senior high school football players. The game will be played Jan. 2 and be broadcast live on ESPN2, according to underarmorgame.com
Here's the USA Today article .
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