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 2019 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 Houston Texans’ NRG 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.
Shea Whiting from Alief Taylor (TX) was recently acknowledged and the 6-foot-2 and 177-pound wide receiver will line up for Lone Star vs. Team 49 on Jan. 14 at NRG Stadium in a broadcast via ESPN3.
The Boise State commit was rated as a three-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, an accurate talent indicator as the tool takes into account evaluations of all the major recruiting services.
With close to 20 scholarships in place, the attention was certainly warranted. Just about everyone was interested, including the Pac-12 Conference, Big 12 Conference and Big Ten Conference.
Arizona, Texas Tech and Indiana were among the many potential suitors from around the country. Worth noting, nearby Houston made a run at him and was considered as a possible destination.
In the end, however, playing on the Blue Turf for the Broncos was the best possible fit. First things first, though, Whiting will make an appearance in the brand’s All-American Bowl. Stay tuned.
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.