James QuickToday was an especially big day for
, a senior wide receiver from Trinity (Louisville, Ky.)
Quick was one of six players to announce his college selection — in his case hometown University of Louisville — and was also named the game's Most Valuable Player.
He caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Jeremy Johnson
of Carver (Montgomery, Ala.)
on fourth-and-16 with less than three minutes to play to help the East beat the West 15-8 during the 13th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Quick finished with three catches for 71 yards.
Others who announced their college choices during the NBC-televised contest included:Tyler Boyd
, a running back from Clairton (Pa.)
, who chose the University of Pittsburgh. Joe Mathis
, a defensive end from Upland (Calif.)
, who selected the University of Washington.Mike Mitchell
, a linebacker from Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Texas)
, who picked Ohio State.Alquadin Muhammad
, a defensive end from Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.)
, who chose the University of Miami.Tony Stevens
, a wide receiver from Evans (Orlando, Fla.)
, who said he will attend Texas A&M.