Philipp selected to U.S. Army All-American game

Michael Philipp, a standout 6-foot-3, 320-pound offensive lineman at Arroyo Valley High School, was selected to take part in the U.S. Army All-American game Jan. 3 in San Antonio, Texas and will receive his jersey in a special ceremony at AVHS today at 3 p.m.

Philipp, a four-star recruit and the top guard in the country according to Rivals.com, was selected for his loyalty, duty and respect, along with his considerable skill. The U.S. Army All-American game has starred players such as Reggie Bush, Vince Young and Adrian Peterson in recent years. He’s being recruited by almost the entire Pac-10 and Colorado at this time.