FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 4th, 2018
AMERICA’S FUTURE FOOTBALL STARS FEATURED DURING 18TH ANNUAL U.S. ARMY ALL-AMERICAN BOWL SAT., JAN. 6 LIVE AT 1 P.M. ET ON NBC
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to Stream Coverage
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 4, 2018 – As the college football season comes to an end, NBC will showcase college stars of the future on its broadcast of the 18th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl, live this Saturday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. ET. The nation’s premier high school football all-star game, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl is played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Among U.S. Army All-American game alumni are NFL stars including Colts QB Andrew Luck, Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr., Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson, Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, Bills RB LeSean McCoy, Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey and Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson.
Paul Burmeister will serve as play-by-play announcer, joined by analyst and former NFL defensive lineman Anthony Herron, analyst Ross Tucker, and reporters Lewis Johnson and Marty Snider. In addition, Bart Simmons of 247Sports will contribute information on prep players and collegiate team recruiting rankings. Also on the telecast, all quarterbacks will be wired-for-sound to provide in-game audio.
Several of the nation’s top high school football players are expected to reveal their college selections live on Saturday’s broadcast, including: No. 2 ranked* WR Amon-Ra St. Brown (Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, Calif.); No. 2 OLB JJ Peterson (Colquitt County High School, Moltrie, Ga.); CB Brendan Radley-Hiles (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.); WR Rondale Moore (Trinity High School, Louisville, Ky.); and OG Chris Murray (Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, Calif.).
Additional players to watch include No. 1 ranked overall and No. 1 ranked pro-style QB Trevor Lawrence (Cartersville High School, Cartersville, Ga.); No. 1 ranked SDE and No. 3 ranked overall Xavier Thomas (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.); No. 1 ranked WDE and No. 4 ranked overall Micah Parsons (Harrisburg High School, Harrisburg, Pa.); No. 1 ranked OT Jackson Carman (Fairfield High School, Fairfield, Ohio); No. 1 ranked OG Jamaree Salyer (Pace Academy, Atlanta, Ga.); No. 1 ranked DT Taron Vincent (IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.); No. 1 ranked ILB Palaie Geoteote (Bishop Gorman High School, Las Vegas, Nev.); No. 1 ranked OLB Adam Anderson (Rome High School, Rome, Ga.); and No. 2 ranked RB Lorenzo Lingard (University High School, Orange City, Fla.).
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl will be streamed live on NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
*All player rankings provided by 247Sports
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