ESPN 300 safety Grant Delpit received his Under Armour All-America Game jersey Wednesday in a presentation sponsored by American Family Insurance at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
“It is a great honor and a goal I've had since the beginning of high school,” said Delpit.
Delpit is one of 10 players from IMG Academy that received Under Armour All-America Game jerseys Wednesday, which shows player development according to the rangy playmaking safety.
“All of us representing IMG shows how IMG develops players,”
— G$ (@GrantDelpit_) September 28, 2016
Delpit committed to LSU on July 9, but with Les Miles being fired that has opened up the door for making official visits.
“I picked LSU for its tradition of great defenses, specifically defensive backs in my case, and I think it's a place where I can develop into the best player I can be. Only other official as of now will be University of Florida, but I’m also looking at Texas A&M, Texas, Michigan and Miami (FL).”
Five questions with Grant Delpit:
What players are you looking forward to competing with or against at the Under Armour All America game?
"Jhamon Ausbon because we have been teammates all our lives, this will be the only time we play in a game against each other if we are on different teams."
What is your earliest football memory?
"After Hurricane Katrina in '05, moving to Houston and trying out for a local little league team the week after."
If you could take on any professional athlete in their sport, who would it be and why?
"I would go 1-on-1 with Brandon Jennings because he'd probably be the only NBA player I could shake."
What number do you wear, and why?
"I've worn No. 3 up since my junior year in high school. No reason just always has been my number."
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
"That I also play baseball."
The 2017 Under Armour All-America Game will be played on January 1 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. on ESPN with practices televised on ESPNU during the week.