The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced the finalists for the Defensive Player of the Year Award, given annually to the top defensive player in the country.
This is the ninth year of the All-American Bowl Defensive Player of the Year Award. Past winners include Derrick Brown, Micah Parsons and George Karlaftis.
The All-American Bowl Defensive Player of the Year Award will be recognized during the 2020 All-American Bowl Awards Show on Friday, January 3rd in San Antonio, Texas.
This year’s finalists are:
|Brian Branch||DB||Sandy Creek High School||Tyrone||Georgia|
|Bryan Bresee||DL||Damascus High School||Damascus||Maryland|
|Ja’Qurious Conley||DB||Northside High School||Jacksonville||North Carolina|
|Justin Flowe||LB||Upland High School||Upland||California|
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