Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/ St. Joseph’s Preparatory School), the Clemson University commit, was officially honored yesterday as a 2021 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the fifteenth episode of the Road to the Dome digital series.
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The episode was released last night at 8 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports YouTube channel. Additional All-Americans featured in tonight’s episode include Deonte Anderson, Jardin Gilbert, Marvin Harrison Jr., Chris Hilton, Wynden Ho’ohuli, Elijah Jeudy, Aden Kelley, and Kyle McCord.
Having been selected as an All-American in the twenty-first edition of the All-American Bowl, Trotter Jr. will be celebrated as part of a special two-hour “All-American Bowl: Declaration Day” honoring each of this year’s 100 All-Americans on Saturday January 2, on NBC.
Trotter Jr. 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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