The Oregon Ducks have successfully signed one of the top players in the nation. 2023 All-American Matayo Uiagalelei from St. John Bosco High School in California has committed to the Ducks. According to 247Sports, Uiagalelei is a five-star prospect and the No. 17 overall player in the nation.
Since he was never a legit scholarship athlete in his day and due to Matayo’s illness absence, Coach Negro got to finally make a commitment! 😂 😂 pic.twitter.com/I1l8twqKvx
— Bosco Football (@boscofootball) December 21, 2022
Past Ducks selected to play in the All-American Bowl includes the likes of Haloti Ngata, Penei Sewell, and De’Anthony Thomas.
Uiagalelei was selected for 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.
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