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 country’s top prospects in the Class of 2017 are recognized in front of family and friends. The community in general, to that end.
Three games soon take place, and each of them at an NFL venue, more specifically speaking at Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, Jacksonville Jaguars’ EverBank Field and Oakland Raiders’ Coliseum.
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.
In the spotlight for this space is Riley Locklear from Spring Valley (WV) and the 6-foot-5 and 290-pound offensive lineman will be uniform for the East vs. West on Dec. 22 at AT&T Stadium.
The Tennessee commit was rated as a three-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, an accurate talent indicator that takes into account evaluations of all major recruiting services.
Seemingly every program in the country was hopeful for a pledge from him, we’re talking about teams from the Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference and Pac-12 Conference, among others.
When push came to shove though, lining up for the Volunteers seemed to be the top option. Still, before even setting foot on campus in Knoxville (TN), he’ll play in the brand’s All-American Bowl.