FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 27th, 2022
All-American Bowl Announces Finalists for the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award
Award is given annually to the top high school lineman in the country
2023 All-American Bowl to be Played Sat., Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 27, 2022 – The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced the finalists for the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award, presented to the top high school lineman in the class of 2023.
The Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award winner will be named during the 2023 All-American Bowl Awards Show on Friday, January 6th in San Antonio, Texas.
Past winners of the award include Derrick Brown, and Paris Johnson Jr., and Solomon Thomas.
Muñoz is regarded by many as the top offensive lineman in professional football history and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame after playing 13 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was named to the National Football League’s 75th Anniversary Team and to the NFL’s 1980’s All-Decade Team.
The year’s finalists are:
|Vic Burley||DL||Warner Robins High School||Warner Robins||GA|
|Keon Keeley||DL||Berkeley Preparatory School||Tampa||FL|
|Samson Okunlola||OL||Thayer Academy||Braintree||MA|
|Kadyn Proctor||OL||Southeast Polk High School||Pleasant Hill||IA|
|Damon Wilson||DL||Venice High School||Venice||FL|
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