Every year, moreover right around this time, the staff from Blue-Grey Football, with a collection of NFL veterans and administrators, hits the road on the brand’s nationwide Jersey Presentation Tour.
The goal is to promote the All-American Bowl and a select few of the nation’s top prospects in the Class of 2018 are recognized in front of family and friends. The community in general, to that end.
Four games soon take place, each of them at an NFL venue, those being Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Raymond James Stadium and Jacksonville Jaguars’ EverBank Field.
The action from the All-American Bowl will be nationally broadcast on either ESPN3 or Impact Football Network (please check your local listings). Also, similar to year’s past, the footage will be permanently archived.
A talented pair from the Lone Star State and both bound for the next level, John Graves from Lancaster (TX) and Jack Freeman from Midlothian Hertage (TX) were recently acknowledged
With NFL veteran and Super Bowl Champion Tony Banks in attendance, the proverbial red carpet was rolled out for the tandem at AT&T Stadium, at times, affectionately known as Jerry’s World.
A one-time Texas tech commit, now with options, Graves will lineup for the West vs. East on Dec. 18 at AT&T Stadium. The 6-foot-3 and 295-pound defensive lineman might be Defensive MVP by game’s end.
Graves was rated as a thee-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, an accurate indicator of talent considering the tool takes into account evaluations of all the major recruiting services.
A Houston commit, Freeman will line up for the West vs. East on Jan. 22 at AT&T Stadium. The 6-4 and 260-pound offensive tackle had plenty of options, before finally picking the Cougars.
Freeman was rated as a two-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, an accurate indicator of talent considering the tool takes into account evaluations of all the major recruiting services.
With both careers on the prep circuit soon coming to an end, chances are, you heard it here first, that Graves and Freeman will put on a show in their respective finales at the All-American Bowl.
Editor’s note: Each participant in the All-American Bowl will receive a Jersey Presentation during All-American Bowl Weekend with plenty of media in attendance, both national and local.