The University of Connecticut landed their kicker of the future this week. All-American Joe McFadden (Southlake, TX/ Southlake Carroll High School) announced his commitment to the Huskies. McFadden will be kicking in the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
COMMITTED #HU2K1ES pic.twitter.com/Gx3SlCW4gJ
— Joe McFadden (@joe_mcfad02) August 27, 2020
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.
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