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One-Hour Special to Provide Inside Look at 2022 All-Americans and their Excellence Both On and Off the Field

2022 All-American Bowl Presented Live Saturday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock from the Alamodome in San Antonio

STAMFORD, Conn. – December 29, 2021 – All-American Dream, a one-hour special which premieres on NBC this Sunday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m. ET, highlights the stories of the football stars of tomorrow ahead of the 2022 All-American Bowl and shares the story of how a football all-star game has become the most-watched high school sporting event for more than 20 years.

All-American Dream features NBC Sports host Paul Burmeister and analyst Anthony Herron.

Each of the 100 players selected to participate in the 2022 All-American Bowl will culminate their high school careers during the 22nd edition of the annual East vs. West matchup on Saturday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. ET live on NBC and Peacock from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Coinciding with the broadcast of All-American Dream, NBC Sports will release a new YouTube series that shares the stories of five 2022 All-American Bowl athletes from across the country. The series follows the athletes within their communities, showing how the stars of tomorrow are making a difference on and off the field.

Following is the list of featured All-Americans:

  • LB Sebastian Cheeks (Evanston, IL)
  • TE Jake Johnson (Watkinsville, GA)
  • DL Hero Kanu (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
  • OL Addison Nicholas (Norcross, GA)
  • OL Jake Taylor (Las Vegas, NV)

The 2022 All-American Bowl Road to the Dome Tour, which began on September 15th and concluded on December 22nd, officially honored every 2022 All-American during virtual jersey presentations. Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year.