Offensive Lineman Jager Burton Will be Honored as a 2021 All-American as Part of All-American Bowl Road to the Dome Tour

Jager Burton (Lexington, Kentucky/ Frederick Douglass H.S.), the University of Kentucky commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2021 All-American.
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Offensive Lineman Jager Burton (Lexington, Kentucky/ Frederick Douglass H.S.), the University of Kentucky commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2021 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the twelfth episode of the Road to the Dome digital series.

The episode will be released tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports YouTube channel.

The Road to the Dome tour will continue to honor all 100 All-Americans with virtual jersey presentations during a 15-episode series that is released weekly through various digital and social platforms across NBC Sports.

Having been selected to play in the twenty-first edition of the All-American Bowl, Burton will be celebrated as part of a special two-hour โ€œAll-American Bowl: Declaration Day presented by GEICOโ€ honoring each of this yearโ€™s 100 All-Americans on Saturday January 2, on NBC.

NBC will broadcast the โ€œAll-American Dream,โ€ a one-hour special showcasing the All-American Bowl history and highlighting the stories of several players from this yearโ€™s All-American Class, on Dec. 6.

Burton was selected by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee, consisting of the All-American Bowl and 247Sports.

Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year.

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