Cyrus Jones Jr. named to PARADE Magazine All-America team

Gilman star Cyrus Jones is one of 53 seniors chosen for PARADE Magazine's 49th annual All-America High School Football Team, which will be published Sunday.

In partnership with Sporting News, PARADE editors picked a team a players "whose on-the-field performances represent the best of high school football."

The list of previous PARADE All-Americans includes the likes of Emmitt Smith, Dan Marino, Marcus Allen, Tony Dorsett, Joe Montana, John Elway, Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow.

Jones -- who last week announced his commitment to Alabama -- was selected as an all-purpose player.

He gained 2,365 all-purpose yards and scored 24 touchdowns this fall for the No. 1 Greyhounds.