NBC TO AIR ‘ALL-AMERICAN DREAM’ FOOTBALL SPECIAL THIS SUNDAY, JAN. 2, AT 2 P.M. ET

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All-American Dream, a one-hour special which premieres on NBC this Sunday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m. ET, highlights the stories of the football stars of tomorrow ahead of the 2022 All-American Bowl and shares the story of how a football all-star game has become the most-watched high school sporting event for more than 20 years.

All-American Dream features NBC Sports host Paul Burmeister and analyst Anthony Herron.

Each of the 100 players selected to participate in the 2022 All-American Bowl will culminate their high school careers during the 22nd edition of the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. ET live on NBC and Peacock from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Coinciding with the broadcast of All-American Dream, NBC Sports will release a new YouTube series that shares the stories of five 2022 All-American Bowl athletes from across the country. The series follows the athletes within their communities, showing how the stars of tomorrow are making a difference on and off the field.

 

Following is the list of featured All-Americans:

o                LB Sebastian Cheeks (Evanston, IL)

o                TE Jake Johnson (Watkinsville, GA)

o                DL Hero Kanu (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)

o                OL Addison Nicholas (Norcross, GA)

o                OL Jake Taylor (Las Vegas, NV)

 

The 2022 All-American Bowl Road to the Dome Tour, which began on September 15th and concluded on December 22nd, officially honored every 2022 All-American during virtual jersey presentations. Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year.

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: 496 draft picks; 74 Super Bowl champions; 190 Pro Bowl selections; 16 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)

University of Texas Commit Ryan Niblett Set to be Welcomed to 2023 All-American Bowl with Virtual Jersey Presentation

Ryan Niblett (Houston, Texas /Eisenhower High School), the University of Texas commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2023 All-American.
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Wide receiver Ryan Niblett (Houston, Texas /Eisenhower High School), the University of Texas commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2023 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the Road to the Dome digital series.

The episode will be released tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on the All-American Bowl social platforms.

The Road to the Dome Tour will honor all 100 All-Americans with virtual jersey presentations during a 16-week series that will be released weekly through various digital and social platforms across NBC Sports.

Having been selected to play in the twenty-third edition of the All-American Bowl, Niblett will play in the annual East vs. West matchup inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC and Peacock, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.

Niblett was selected by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee, consisting of the All-American Bowl, 247Sports and NexGen founder Brent Williams. All-Americans are eligible for the All-American Bowl Player of the Year Award, the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award, the Defensive Player of the Year Award, the All-American Bowl Man of the Year, the All-American Bowl MVP Award.

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.

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; 16 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).

Linebacker Grayson Howard Will be Honored as a 2023 All-American as Part of All-American Bowl’s Road to the Dome Tour

Grayson Howard (Jacksonville, Florida /Andrew Jackson High School), the University of South Carolina commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2023 All-American.
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Linebacker Grayson Howard (Jacksonville, Florida /Andrew Jackson High School), the University of South Carolina commit, will be officially honored tomorrow as a 2023 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the Road to the Dome digital series.

The episode will be released tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on the All-American Bowl social platforms.

The Road to the Dome Tour will honor all 100 All-Americans with virtual jersey presentations during a 16-week series that will be released weekly through various digital and social platforms across NBC Sports.

Having been selected to play in the twenty-third edition of the All-American Bowl, Howard will play in the annual East vs. West matchup inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC and Peacock, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.

Howard was selected by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee, consisting of the All-American Bowl, 247Sports and NexGen founder Brent Williams. All-Americans are eligible for the All-American Bowl Player of the Year Award, the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award, the Defensive Player of the Year Award, the All-American Bowl Man of the Year, the All-American Bowl MVP Award.

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.

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; 16 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).