Record-Breaking Number of All-Americans Selected In 2020 NFL Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft came to an end on Saturday evening. 40 former All-American Bowl participants were selected over the course of the seven rounds.
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The 2020 NFL Draft came to an end on Saturday evening. 40 former All-American Bowl participants were selected over the course of the seven rounds. Each of the athletes culminated their high school careers inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.

All-American Bowl Draftees:

No. 2 DL Chase Young (Washington Redskins)

No. 3 DB Jeff Okudah (Detroit Lions)

No. 4 OL Andrew Thomas (New York Jets)

No. 5 QB Tua Tagovailoa (Miami Dolphins)

No. 7 OL Derrick Brown (Carolina Panthers)

No. 12 WR Henry Ruggs III (Las Vegas Raiders)

No. 13 OL Tristan Wirfs (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

No. 14 DL Javon Kinlaw (San Francisco 49ers)

No. 18 OL Austin Jackson (Miami Dolphins)

No. 34 WR Michael Pittman Jr. (Indianapolis Colts)

No. 35 RB D’Andre Swift (Detroit Lions)

No. 40 DL Ross Blacklock (Houston Texans)

No. 43 TE Cole Kmet (Chicago Bears)

No. 50 DB Jaylon Johnson (Chicago Bears)

No. 52 RB Cam Akers (Los Angeles Rams)

No. 54 DL AJ Epenesa (Buffalo Bills)

No. 55 RB J.K. Dobbins (Baltimore Ravens)

No. 56 DL Raekwon Davis (Miami Dolphins)

No. 57 WR Van Jefferson (Los Angeles Rams)

No. 63 LB Willie Gay Jr. (Kansas City Chiefs)

No. 71 DL Justin Madubuike (Baltimore Ravens)

No. 81 WR Bryan Edwards (Las Vegas Raiders)

No. 82 DL Neville Gallimore (Dallas Cowboys)

No. 88 DL Jordan Elliott (Cleveland Browns)

No. 91 TE Devin Asaisi (New England Patroits)

NO. 97 LB Jacob Phillips (Cleveland Browns)

No. 108 OL John Simpson (Las Vegas Raiders)

No. 110 DB Darnay Holmes (New York Giants)

No. 122 QB Jacob Eason (Indianapolis Colts)

No. 133 TE Colby Parkinson (Seattle Seahawks)

No. 140 LB Shaq Quarterman (Jacksonville Jaguars)

No. 141 DB John Reid (Houston Texans)

No. 167 QB Jake Fromm (Buffalo Bills)

No. 182OL Michael Onwenu (New England Patriots)

No. 185 LS Blake Ferguson (Miami Dolphins)

No. 187 WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (Cleveland Browns)

No. 199 DB Jordan Fuller (Los Angeles Raiders)

No. 218 LB Carter Coughlin (New York Giants)

No. 220 WR K.J. Hill (Los Angeles Chargers)

No. 222 RB Eno Benjamin (Arizona Cardinals)

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).

 

Caleb Downs Named 2023 All-American Bowl’s Player of the Year

Caleb Downs was named the winner of the award which is given annually to the nation’s most outstanding high school senior football player and is the most distinguished individual award given in high school football.
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The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced the winner for the prestigious All-American Bowl’s Player of the Year Award. Caleb Downs (Hoschton, GA/ Mill Creek H.S.) was named the winner of the award which is given annually to the nation’s most outstanding high school senior football player and is the most distinguished individual award given in high school football.

According to 247Sports, Downs is a five-star prospect and the No. 1 overall safety in the nation. During his senior season he accounted for over 850 yards of total offense and 24 total touchdowns. Downs also recorded 83 tackles and 5 interceptions on the defensive side of the ball. He led his school to their first ever football state championship title. Downs will play football at the University of Alabama next fall.

Past winners of the award include Adrian Peterson, Trevor Lawrence, and Bryce Young.

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 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 4,100,000 unique television viewers and over 20,000 in attendance. The history and tradition of the All-American Bowl is unparalleled: 533 draft picks; 86 Super Bowl champions; 193 Pro Bowl selections; 17 Heisman finalists including, but not limited to: Odell Beckham Jr., Christian McCaffrey, Tim Tebow, Derrick Henry, DeVonta Smith, and Trevor Lawrence. For more information, visit NBCSports.com/AllAmericanBowl, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@AABonNBC).

Walker Lyons Named All-American Bowl’s Man of the Year

The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced Walker Lyons (Folsom, California/ Folsom H.S.) as the winner of the 2023 All-American Bowl’s Man of the Year award.
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The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced Walker Lyons (Folsom, California/ Folsom H.S.) as the winner of the 2023 All-American Bowl’s Man of the Year award. Lyons epitomizes a high standard of excellence in community service and athletic distinction.

According to 247Sports Lyons is a four-star prospect and one of the top tight ends in the nation,

Past winners of the award include Garrett Wilson, Paris Johnson Jr., and Caleb Williams.

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 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 4,100,000 unique television viewers and over 20,000 in attendance. The history and tradition of the All-American Bowl is unparalleled: 533 draft picks; 86 Super Bowl champions; 193 Pro Bowl selections; 17 Heisman finalists including, but not limited to: Odell Beckham Jr., Christian McCaffrey, Tim Tebow, Derrick Henry, DeVonta Smith, and Trevor Lawrence. For more information, visit NBCSports.com/AllAmericanBowl, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@AABonNBC).