SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Running back Christine Michael repeated his commitment to Texas A&M, and Madisonville's Chris Whaley ran for a touchdown today at the Alamodome.
But, Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes to
lead the East high school stars past the West 30-17 in the U.S.
Army All-American Bowl today.
Boyd gave his team a 20-10 lead in the third quarter on a
60-yard touchdown to Miami-bound Bryce Brown. Boyd starred at
Phoebus High School in Hampton, Va., and hasn't committed to a
Brown, from Wichita, Kan., scored again when Boyd found him
behind the West defense for a 41-yard TD that gave the East a 30-10
lead with 6:16 remaining.
Boyd, who finished 7-of-9 passing for 187 yards, has made
official visits to Ohio State and Oregon and is interested in
Boston College and Clemson. He backed out of a commitment to West
Boyd's production overshadowed a big defensive effort by Willie
Downs of Tallahassee, Fla. The 6-3 defensive back gave the East a
7-0 lead in the first quarter on a 49-yard interception return
against West quarterback A.J. McCarron. Downs is headed to Florida
Whaley caught a 46-yard touchdown pass.