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All-American Bowl: Kevin Coleman shocks with Jackson State commit

Jeremy Crabtree01/08/22
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Kevin Coleman shocked the recruiting world by picking Jackson State at the All-American Bowl. (Joseph Hastings/On3)

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The All-American Bowl was Saturday Alamodome. More than 100 of the nation’s top recruits are in attendance were divided up into two teams – the East and West.

Look back at the headlines from the game, including Kevin Coleman‘s shocking decision to commit to Jackson State over Miami, Oregon and a host of other national programs. Despite not getting Coleman, Miami made a big move in the On3 Consensus Team Recruiting Rank after adding Cyrus Moss. Ohio State also added Hero Kanu, and UGA picked up talented OL Earnest Greene.

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End of game – We’re done in the Alamodome. The West wins the game 34-14.

4:12 4th quarter – Few were impacted more by coaching changes during their recruitment more than four-star receiver Kevin Coleman out of St. Louis St. Mary’s. Coleman had a long list of schools but narrowed his focus to Florida StateOregonMiami and USC. And with coaching changes in Eugene, Coral Gables and Los Angeles, it impacted his decision-making process greatly. But in the end Kevin Coleman shocked the world by picking Jackson State.

4:12 4th quarter – Texas A&M kicking signee Ethan Moczulski nails a 42-yard field goal to give West a 34-14 lead.

6:11 4th quarter – Four-star EDGE Cyrus Moss of Las Vegas Bishop Gorman didn’t get to play in the All-American Bowl. But that didn’t stop him from having his moment in the sun.

Moss announced he’s committed to Miami Saturday afternoon during the broadcast of the All-American Bowl in the Alamodome. Moss had to do the announcement virtually because he was in isolation due to COVID-19 protocols. Even so, it was a special moment for Moss. It ended one of the few remaining recruitments that there was actual suspense with.

7:11 4th quarter – TCU DB signee Kyron Chambers picks off Michigan QB signee Jayden Denegal. Chambers looked like he was about to scoot into the end zone for the touchdown, but he somehow fumbled the ball. Good thing for the West, Chambers was able to recover it. It was a pretty impressive pick off by Chambers, who had a good few days of practice in San Antonio after arriving late for the game.

10:56 4th quarter – Texas A&M signee Ethan Moczulski nails a field goal to extend the West’s lead to 31-14.

12:00 4th quarter – Ohio State WR signee Kyion Grayes takes a double pass and hits Notre Dame WR signee Tobias Merriweather deep to set up the West on the East’s 19-yard line.

Start of 4th quarter Hero Kanu didn’t get to make his decision on the big stage he was hoping for. But that doesn’t change anything else about his experience. The 6-foot-4, 290-pound defensive tackle from Santa Margarita Catholic (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) has been all over the world but it’s brought him to where he feels at home. That is, and has been, Ohio State. Read more about his Ohio State commitment here in this story from On3’s Jeremy Birmingham.

End of the 3rd quarter – We’ve reached the end of the third quarter. The West leads 28-14.

2:15 3rd quarter – Notre Dame signee DL Aiden Gobaira levels Clemson signee QB Cade Klubnik on a sack.

5:44 3rd quarter – Kentucky signee Barion Brown with some nifty moves on the kickoff. That was the first time we’ve seen Brown since the early part of the second quarter after an apparent ankle injury.

6:15 3rd quarter – Four-star safety Larry Turner-Gooden of Playa Del Rey (Calif.) Bishop Alemany announced his commitment to Texas on Saturday during the All-American Bowl. The 6-foot, 179-pound four-star prospect picked the Longhornsover Penn StateMarylandColoradoUSC and Arizona State. Read more about his decision here in this On3 story.

10:36 3rd quarter – Clemson QB signee Cade Klubnik and  USC WR signee C.J. Williams continue their torrid start to the day. Williams makes strongly contested catch to put the West in East territory.

Start of 3rd quarter – We’re off for the second half. Going to be a fast-moving half with only an hour left in the TV game covearge.

End of 2nd quarter – We’ve reached halftime with the West leading 21-14 over the East suqad.

49 seconds 2nd quarter – UCLA QB signee Justyn Martin takes a shot from Penn State signee Dani Dennis-Sutton and delivers a bomb to USC signee C.J. Williams who makes an acrobatic catch. On the next play, Martin is picked off by Florida signee Devin Moore.

2:15 2nd quarter – Georgia QB signee Gunner Stockton scores on a run from about 15 yards. He left lowers shoulder on a defender as he crossed the goal line. West still leads 21-14.

4:25 2nd quarter – Alabama signee Isaiah Bond showcases that speed again. He takes a screen for 20 something yards for a first down. Georgia QB signee Gunner Stockton showcases his mobility on the next play scrambling for a 9-yard gain.

5:00 2nd quarter – Off the field, there is some elite talent from the 2023 and 2024 classes at today’s bowl game. From the 2023 class, there’s Brandon Inniss, Dante Moore, Mark Fletcher and Treyaun Webb. From the 2024 class, it looks like C.J. Carr and Omillo Agard are here.

5:14 2nd quarter – With Davison Igbinosun‘s decision to commit to Ole Miss, the Rebels moved No. 26 to the No. 21 in the On3 Consensus Team Recruiting Ranking. Read more about Ole Miss’ move in the rankings from On3’s Peter Warren.

5:14 2nd quarter – We’re now down to only three declarations left in the game: Cyrus Moss, Kevin Coleman and Larry Turner-Gooden. Read where the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine forecasts where they’re going in this story here from On3’s Jeremy Crabtree.

5:15 2nd quarter – Rayshon Luke, fresh off commitment to Arizona, goes 64 yards for a touchdown. West now leads 21-7.

5:27 2nd quarter – Marietta (Ga.) linebacker Daniel Martin chose the 40-year plan of Vanderbilt. Martin stepped to the national stage at the All-American Bowl and announced his college commitment to the Commodores on Saturday. Martin is the No. 258 overall prospect in the On3 Consensus rankings for the class of 2022. Vanderbilt’s academic allure was hard for Martin to pass on. Read more about the decision here in this story from On3.

7:55 2nd quarter – Georgia quarterback signee Gunner Stockton is now in for the East team. This is his first action of the day.

8:13 2nd quarter – For just the second time in the past 10 years, Arizona has landed a football player from St. John Bosco. Four-star running back Rayshon Luke announced at Saturday’s All-American Bowl that he will be teaming up with the Wildcats at the next level. He joins Class of 2012 offensive lineman Beau Boyster as the only other recruit from St. John Bosco to head to Arizona for college. Read more about his decision in this story from On3.

9:24 2nd quarter – Georgia signees Mykel Williams and Marvin Jones Jr. meet at the quarterback on a sack for the East team. Both players could play an early role in Athens next fall.

10:15 2nd quarter – Penn State DL signee Dani Dennis-Sutton just had a big sack. We saw him use that exact same move in one-on-ones multiple times this week. You can see the sack here in this video on Twitter.

11:45 2nd quarter – Ohio State signee Devin Brown taking his first snaps of the day to start the second quarter for the West. Brown was one of the most impressive players of the week for both teams.

11:54 2nd quarter – The quarter opens with Penn State QB signee Drew Allar hitting Deyon ‘Smoke’ Bouie (Texas A&M) for a touchdown. West leads the East 14-7.

Start of 2nd quarter – Union, N.J., four-star safety Davison Igbinosun announced at the All-American Bowl that he is committed to Ole Miss and head coach Lane Kiffin. Igbinosunis the No. 193 prospect in the 2022 class, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. On3 rates the 6-foot-2 defensive back as the top player in the Garden State and the No. 128 overall prospect in the 2022 On300. Read more about the decision here in this story from On3.

Start of 2nd quarter – Kentucky signee Barion Brown is down on the ground injured. He’s taken off his helmet and appeared to be reaching for his left leg. He was able to walk off the field with some help.

1:10 1st quarter – Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei four-star wide receiver C.J. Williams has found his dream school in USC.

The once-Notre Dame pledge announced his commitment to the Trojans over UCLA during the first quarter of Saturday’s All-American Bowl in San Antonio. It was a big first quarter for Williams, who also caught an impressive touchdown pass for the game’s first score.

Williams is a big pickup for USC, which jumped from No. 43 to No. 30 in the On3 Consensus Team Recruiting Ranking. Read more about the big move for the Trojans in this story from On3’s Peter Warren.

1:31 1st quarter – Kentucky signee Barion Brown has taken two screens and wiggled across the entire defense today. Five-star showing off big-play potential.

2:27 1st quarter – Clemson bound QB Cade Klubnik hit Rayshon Luke on a short pass. Luke then turned it into a touchdown. Luke will be announcing his commitment later in the All-American Bowl.

2:37 1st quarter – Four-star offensive lineman Earnest Greene of Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco capped off what has been an excellent week of practice at the All-American Bowl by announcing he was heading to Georgia. Greene picked the Bulldogs over AlabamaOhio State and Texas. Read about the decision here in this story from On3’s Jeremy Crabtree.

2:42 1st quarterCade Klubnik showcasing the ability to make plays on the move in the game. The Clemson signee has provided two long strikes on the move in the first two possessions.

Georgia DL signee Mykel Williams walked off grabbing in the region of his abdomen.

4:00 1st quarterLincoln Riley is continuing to attract some of the top players in California to USC. On Saturday, the Trojans officially added consensus four-star prospect C.J. Williams to their 2022 class. Williams, who had UCLA in his top two, announced his decision at the All-American Bowl. Read more about Williams’ decision in this story from On3’s Joseph Hastings.

5:27 1st quarter – Penn State QB signee Drew Allar just made a spectacular throw on a fourth-down pass. It was a perfectly placed pass on an out patter. It allowed him to showcase his arm strength but also was undefendable.

7:59 1st quarterIsaiah Bond‘s first catch of the showcases his speed. He bursts for 27 yards. Alabama signee has been hard to deal with all week.

8:22 1st quarter – The West goes up 7-0 after an jaw-dropping over-the-shoulder catch from C.J. Williams on a pass from Clemson quarterback signee . Klubnik put it right on the money, but Williams made a special catch and somehow the referees said he was able to come down with the catch in the back of the end zone. Williams is scheduled to announce his commitment later in the game.

You can see the catch here in this tweet from On3’s Chad Simmons. On3 Director of Scouting and Rankings Charles Power also raved about the catch.

9:29 1st quarter – Clemson signee Cade Klubnik gets the first shot at leading the West offense. Comes out with two quick short completions. He then connected on another pass to Raleek Brown, who showed his explosive ability to make people miss with a big gain.

10:38 1st quarter – Iowa DL signee Aaron Graves comes up with the first big play of the game with a quarterback sack of Penn State bound quarterback Drew Allar. It was a three-and-out for the East offense.

Right before kickoff – Jennings, La., running back Trevor Etienne is going down his own path. The No. 290 overall prospect in the On3 Consensus rankings picked Florida over home-state LSU and his brother’s former school Clemson. Read more about his decision to pick the Gators in this story from On3’s Jeremy Johnson.

Noon – Those not playing on the East are Jacob Allen, Nyjalik Kelly and Marquis Groves-Killebrew.

11:52 p.m. – North Carolina linebacker signee Sebastian Cheeks will not take part today. He announced late last night that he had to return to Chicago for a family emergency. He was scheduled to play for the East team.

11:50 a.m.Larry Turner-Gooden and Christen Miller are some of the players not suited up for today’s game.

11:48 p.m. – Player introductions have revealed a few number changes. Terian Williams II (Stanford) is now wearing number three for the West team. Julian Humphrey is now number 27 for the East.

11:45 a.m. – We’re about halfway through the introductions. The East squad is done and on the field. It’s always fun to hear parents cheer loudly for their kids when they’re officially announced and run on the field. Some really, really loud cheers for some of the local Texas kids, including Kentucky OL signee Nikolas Hall.

11:34 a.m. – They’ve dimmed the lights inside the Alamodome and are about to introduce players. A really solid crowd is here for the All-American Bowl.

11:20 a.m. – A look at the starting DL from the game:

East DE #33 Dani Dennis-Sutton (Penn State)
East DE #18 Marvin Jones Jr. (Georgia)
East DT #0 Mykel Williams (Georgia)
East DT #55 Caden Story (Auburn)

West DE #14 J’mond Tapp (Texas)
West DE #14 Caden Curry (Ohio State)
West DT #68 Aaron Graves (Iowa)
West DT #98 Tyson Ford (Notre Dame)

11:15 a.m. – Here’s a look at the starting offensive line for today’s game:

LT #78 Kiyaunta Goodwin (Kentucky)
LG #77 Tegra Tshabola (Ohio State)
OC #70 Griffin Scroggs (Georgia)
RG #57 Elijah Pritchett (Alabama)
RT #75 Julian Armella (Florida State)

LT #71 Earnest Greene (commits today)
LG #67 Hunter Erb (A&M)
OC #75 Carson Hinzman (Ohio State)
RG #72 Billy Schrauth (Notre Dame)
RT #55 Josh Conerly Jr. (uncommitted)

11:10 a.m. – The starting running backs for the game will be #10 Nick Singleton (Penn State) for the East and #3 Raleek Brown (USC) for the West.

11 a.m. – The starting quarterback for the East squad will be #15 Drew Allar (Penn State), and on the West side it will be Clemson signee #6 Cade Klubnik.

10:45 a.m. – Georgia coach Kirby Smart will be a special guest during NBC’s broadcast of the All-American Bowl. Smart will join the broadcast during the second half. Smart’s UGA squad faces Alabama in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday in Indianapolis.

9:30 a.m. –  Following the three commitments during the Under Armour All-America Game, just a handful of the country’s top 2022 prospects have yet to publicly announce where they are going. Ten more are expected to announce starting at noon Saturday at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio.

You can read the latest On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine forecasts for each player in this story here.

Here’s the list of players set to announce:

9 a.m. – The All-American Bowl announced captains for both the East and West squad Saturday morning. Here’s a look at the captains:

#15 QB Drew Allar (Penn State)
#75 OL Julian Armella (Florida State)
#0 DL Mykel Williams (Georgia)
#21 LB Sebastian Cheeks (North Carolina)
#7 LB DeMario Tolan (LSU)

#6 QB Cade Klubnik (Clemson)
#75 OL Carson Hinzman (Ohio State)
#14 EDGE J’mond Tapp (Texas)
#13 CB Jaylon Guilbeau (Texas)