Plaquemine's Godchaux selected U.S. Army All-American

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Plaquemine's Davon Godchaux returns to the huddle against East Ascension earlier in the season. Godchaux was recently selected a U.S. Army All-American and will be honored at the school Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. 
POST SOUTH PHOTO/Peter Silas Pasqua

PLAQUEMINE – Plaquemine Senior High School defensive end Davon Godchaux may have had his senior season cut short with a knee injury but that won't stop the four-star recruit from being honored as a U.S. Army Bowl All-American.

Godchaux will be honored during the Bowl Selection Tour on Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. at the school where he will officially be invited as one of 90 high school seniors to play in the game.

The senior committed to LSU shortly have an injury in Week 1 against East Ascension that required surgery to repair his ACL and MCL.

Godchaux registered 60 total tackles including 15 for loss and 10 sacks as a junior garnering scholarship offers from nearly 30 schools including LSU, Alabama, Florida St., Miami, Ole Miss, USC, UCLA, Texas A&M and others.

The 6-foot-4, 275-pound lineman is coached by Paul Distefano.

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl game is the nation's premier high school football game and will be played on Jan. 4, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Many of the bowl's players have moved on to play college football and professionally as only the best of the best are chosen to play.