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Don Bosco Prep standout honored as a 2020 All-American

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Jalen Berger (Ramsey, New Jersey/ Don Bosco Preparatory High School), four-star recruit and the No.2 overall player in the state of New Jersey, was officially selected today as a 2020 All-American during a celebratory selection event at his school. Having been selected to play in the twentieth edition of the All-American Bowl, Berger will play in the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC at 12:00 Noon CT, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.

“It means a lot to be an All-American from Don Bosco Prep. To know that I’m the eleventh one from here puts us near the top,” said Berger.

He was selected by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee, consisting of the All-American Bowl and 247Sports. All-Americans are eligible for the All-American Bowl Player of the Year Award, the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award, the Defensive Player of the Year Award, the All-American Bowl Man of the Year, the All-American Bowl MVP Award.

Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.

Former All-Americans Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

2018 All-American Bowl alum Talanoa Hufanga.
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On Thursday afternoon the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced the 42 candidates for the 17th annual Lott IMPACT Trophy.

It is the only major college football award where the character of the nominee is considered.

Eight former All-American Bowl athletes were nominated for the award. The names of the former All-Americans nominated can be found below.

  • DB Shaune Wade
  • DB Derek Stingley Jr.
  • DL Justin Foster
  • LB Caleb Kelly
  • LB Micah Parsons
  • DB Richard Lecounte
  • DL George Karlaftis
  • DB Talanoa Hufanga

In 2019 former All-American Derrick Brown was the recipient of the award.

About the All-American Bowl

As an NBC Sports-owned property, the All-American Bowl is part of a marquee lineup of elite events that includes the Olympics, the NHL, the Premier League, and the number one primetime show since 2011: Sunday Night Football. The All-American Bowl is annually the most-watched, most-talked about, and most-prestigious high school all-star event with more than 4,500,000 unique television viewers and over 25,000 in attendance. The history and tradition of the All-American Bowl is unparalleled: 450 draft picks; 66 Super Bowl champions; 160 Pro Bowl selections; 17 Heisman finalists including, but not limited to: Odell Beckham Jr., Andrew Luck, Tim Tebow, Adrian Peterson, Joe Thomas, and Trevor Lawrence. For more information, visit NBCSports.com/AllAmericanBowl, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@AABonNBC).

All-American Dylan Fairchild Commits to UGA

2021 All-American Dylan Fairchild has verbally committed to Kirby Smart and the University of Georgia.
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2021 All-American Dylan Fairchild has made his college declaration on Saturday afternoon. Fairchild verbally committed to Kirby Smart and the University of Georgia. He selected the in-state Bulldogs over the likes of LSU, South Carolina, Penn State, Tennessee and Auburn.

The 2021 All-American announced his decision via his Twitter account.

Fairchild will be joined by fellow Georgia commits Brock Vangagriff and Micah Morris in San Antonio for the Bowl.

Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.

About the All-American Bowl

As an NBC Sports-owned property, the All-American Bowl is part of a marquee lineup of elite events that includes the Olympics, the NHL, the Premier League, and the number one primetime show since 2011: Sunday Night Football. The All-American Bowl is annually the most-watched, most-talked about, and most-prestigious high school all-star event with more than 4,500,000 unique television viewers and over 25,000 in attendance. The history and tradition of the All-American Bowl is unparalleled: 450 draft picks; 66 Super Bowl champions; 160 Pro Bowl selections; 17 Heisman finalists including, but not limited to: Odell Beckham Jr., Andrew Luck, Tim Tebow, Adrian Peterson, Joe Thomas, and Trevor Lawrence. For more information, visit NBCSports.com/AllAmericanBowl, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@AABonNBC).