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Senior Nigel Smith honored as 2024 All-American

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Nigel Smith II receives his All-American Bowl jersey in a virtual presentation on Dec. 13.

Defensive lineman Nigel Smith II was recognized on Dec. 14 as a member of the 2024 All-American Bowl Team during a virtual jersey presentation as part of the “Road to the Dome” digital series. The All-American Bowl is an annual NBC Sports events that is known to be the most prestigious high school football all-star event in the nation.

Smith, a University of Oklahoma commit, was selected to take part in the bowl along with only 100 other players in the US. The “Road to the Dome Tour” honors all selected participants with virtual jersey presentations during an 8-week series released weekly through various digital and social platforms across NBC Sports. The episode featuring Smith was released Dec. 15 on All-American Bowl social media platforms.

The 24th edition of the All-American Bowl was played Jan. 6 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

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