Hun School Offensive Lineman and New Jersey’s number one player, Jacob Allen, was honored October 13, 2021 as a 2022 All-American during a virtual jersey presentation on NBC Sports YouTube channel. Jacob was also honored on October 2nd at The Hun School’s Parents’ Weekend and Homecoming celebration.
“Jacob has a rare combination of elite size, speed and toughness that make him one of the best high school football players in the county,” said Hun School Head Football Coach Todd Smith. “He plays full speed all the time and never takes a play off. His commitment to his teammates and school set him apart as a person. He brings great energy to our football family day in and day out.”
Having been selected to play in the twenty-second edition of the All-American Bowl, Jacob will play in the annual East vs. West matchup inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on January 8, 2022. The Bowl will be nationally televised, live on NBC, and will feature the nation’s top 100 high school football players.
Jacob was selected by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee, consisting of the All-American Bowl and 247Sports. All-Americans are eligible for the All-American Bowl Player of the Year Award, the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year Award, the Defensive Player of the Year Award, the All-American Bowl Man of the Year, the All-American Bowl MVP Award.
Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.
The Hun School Raiders are 4-0 for the 2021 season. Their next game is Saturday, October 16th at The Hill School. Coach Smith is in his 8th season with The Hun School.