Every year, moreover right around this time, the staff from Blue-Grey Football hits the road on the brand’s nationwide Jersey Presentation Tour with a collection of NFL veterans and administrators.
The goal is to promote the All-American Bowl and a select few of the nation’s top prospects in the Class of 2020 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, specifically Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Raymond James Stadium and Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes Benz Stadium.
The action from the All-American Bowl will be nationally broadcast on ESPN3 or Impact Football Network (check your local listings). Similar to year’s past, the footage will be permanently archived.
Kourt Williams from St. John Bosco (CA) was recently honored by NFL veteran Mark McMillian. The 6-foot-1 and 215-pound linebacker will play in the game on Jan. 4 at Raymond James Stadium.
The Ohio State commit was rated as a four-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, an accurate talent indicator as the tool takes into account evaluations of all the major recruiting services.
Lining up at the next level for the Buckeyes seems a certainty. Williams had plenty of options to choose from, rest assured. Michigan and Penn State were in the mix for a potential commitment as well.
Aside from the programs in the Big Ten Conference, schools all over the country were in the mix for a possible pledge, including Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, Oklahoma and USC, to name a few.
In the end, however, it appears as if Columbus (OH) was the best fit. Still, before setting foot on campus, the plan is for him to play his final game before college in the brand’s All-American Bowl.
Editor’s note: Each participant in the annual game will take part in the Jersey Presentation Tour during All-American Bowl Weekend with plenty of media in attendance, on both the national and local levels.