Brentwood Academy senior Jalen Ramsey, a USC recruit, has been in San Antonio all week preparing for this Saturday's U.S. Army All-American Bowl national high school all-star football game.
Jalen Ramsey, left, Demarcus Robinson, and Florida commit Nick Washington having some fun during practice.
Ramsey practiced at cornerback with the East's first-team defense on Tuesday and was singled out by 247 Sports national reporter Steve Wiltfong among the defensive backs at Monday's practice:
"This is a special group. So much talent but USC commit Jalen Ramsey gets the nod," Wiltfong said. "He blanketed receivers in the first practice and had several pass breakups including one that was batted in the air and intercepted by Notre Dame linebacker pledge Doug Randolph. Virginia Tech pledge Kendall Fuller also showed out and was extremely tough to get open against."
Saturday's game at the Alamodome between the East and West will be televised live on NBC at noon CST, featuring 90 of the nation's top 90 high school players. Stanford freshman offensive lineman Graham Shuler represented Brentwood Academy in last year's All-American Bowl.
Wednesday was Community Service Day with no practice and the players visiting hospitals and hanging out with service men and women, plus free time.
The players reported on Sunday, receiving their gear, getting roommate assignments and doing media interviews. There were two-a-days on Monday and Tuesday, with free time for New Year's Eve and a tour of San Antonio's River Walk on Tuesday.