USA Today announced its 2016 American Family Insurance All-USA State teams on Wednesday, recognizing the top football players in each state based on “their athletic achievements from the 2016-17 season.”
Wisconsin fans should be excited to see many future Badgers recognized.
In the state of Wisconsin itself, the first-team honorees include a plethora of players who will don the cardinal and white in the future:
- QB Danny Vanden Boom (walk-on)
- RB Hunter Johnson (walk-on)
- TE Jake Ferguson
- OL Logan Bruss
- OL Kayden Lyles
- OL Tyler Beach
- OL Alex Fenton
- DL Aaron Vopal
- DB Trent Ingalls (2018)
- K Collin Larsh (Walk-on)
Menominee Falls defensive lineman and UW walk-on commit Matt Hennigsen was named second-team all-state.