James Franklin and the Penn State landed a commitment from one of the top defensive lineman in the nation this week. 2023 All-American Tomarrion Parker from Central High School in Alabama has verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. According to 247Sports, Parker is a four-star prospect and the No. 6 defensive lineman in the country.
— Tomarrion Parker (@tomarrion) June 21, 2022
Past Nittany Lions to participate in the All-American Bowl includes the likes of Nick Singleton, Micah Parsons, and Drew Allar.
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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