The 2021 All-American Bowl will continue the Road to the Dome tour on Wednesday, December 9 at 8 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports YouTube channel, honoring seven All-Americans in the thirteenth installment of a 15-episode weekly digital series.
In this week’s episode, presented by GEICO, the All-Americans will be virtually presented with their exclusive All-American jerseys provided by adidas. Director of Scouting for 247Sports Barton Simmons will provide in-depth video analysis of each All-American being honored. An interview with University of Oregon commit Ty Thompson will also be featured within the episode.
Only 100 football players receive the honor of wearing the All-American Bowl jersey each year.
Each player selected as an All-American in the twenty-first edition of the All-American Bowl, will be celebrated as part of a special two-hour “All-American Bowl: Declaration Day presented by GEICO” honoring each of this year’s 100 All-Americans on Saturday January 2, on NBC.
The Road to the Dome, airing on December 9, will honor the following players:
- Four-star defensive back, University of Florida commit, Corey Collier Jr. from Miami Palmetto Senior H.S. (FL)
- Four-star defensive back, Texas A&M University commit, Kendal Daniels from Beggs H.S. (OK)
- Four-star defensive back, Mississippi State University commit, MJ Daniels from George County H.S. (MS)
- Four-star tight end, University of Oregon commit, Moliki Matavao from Liberty H.S. (NV)
- Four-star wide receiver, University of Miami commit, Brashard Smith from Miami Palmetto Senior H.S. (FL)
- Five-star defensive lineman, University of Miami commit, Leonard Taylor from Miami Palmetto Senior H.S. (FL)
- Four-star quarterback, University of Oregon commit, Ty Thompson from Mesquite H.S. (AZ)
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., Christian McCaffrey, 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).