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2020 Bowl Series

The State Champions Bowl Series allows high school football champions from different states to play against each other in post-season bowl games televised on ESPNU

GAME 1, NOV 20, 2020, 7:00PM EST

6
TRU PREP (FL)

41
No. 1 IMG ACADEMY (FL)

GAME 2, NOV 20, 2020, 10:00PM EST

14
NO. 24 HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL (AZ)

34
No. 4 CHANDLER HIGH SCHOOL (AZ)

No. 1 IMG Academy (Florida)

No. 1 IMG Academy is undefeated with 14 players ranked in the ESPN 300 and ESPN Jr. 300. Its senior class includes four top-50 players: No. 5 J.C. Latham – OT (Alabama commit), No. 20 Xavian Sorey – ATH, No. 23 J.J. McCarthy – QB (Michigan commit) and No. 50 Jacorey Brooks – WR (Alabama commit).

No. 4 Chandler (Arizona)

No. 4 ranked Chandler is currently on a 31-game win streak, and has won four AIA state titles in a row. It boasts an impressive senior class including: QB Mikey Keene (UCF commit), DE Zion Magalei (Colorado commit), RB Eli Sanders (Boise State commit) and LB Brandon Buckner (Oregon commit) among other D1 commits. The junior class is deep as well, with WR Kyion Graves (Arizona commit), ATH Quaron Adams (Arizona, Cal, Oregon) and TE Nason Coleman (Arizona, ASU, Wisconsin).

No. 24 Hamilton High School (Arizona)

No. 24 ranked Hamilton is undefeated this season and No. 255 junior Hamilton QB Nicco Marchiol has options in senior ATHs Zachary Lewis (Nevada commit) and Jack Howell (Colorado State commit). The team will look to avenge a close 42-38 loss to Chandler last season.

TRU Prep (Florida)

TRU Prep is comprised of student-athletes that previously played for NSU University School until their season was cancelled in September. The team’s only loss this season came in a close contest with national power St. Thomas Aquinas. Leading the way up front is No. 23 ranked senior OT Marcus Tate (Clemson commit), while LB Emile Aime (LSU, Michigan, Louisville) anchors the defense. One of their top skill players is highly regarded sophomore WR Brandon Inniss.

History

December 20 & 21, 2019

Bishop Gorman High School
Las Vegas, NV

GAME 1

53
Marietta (GA)

14
Eastside Catholic (WA)

GAME 2

19
ST. LOUIS (HI)

35
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS (FL)

December 22, 2018

Lee County High School
Leesburg, Ga

GAME 1

43
St. Frances Academy (MD)

14
Lee County HS (GA)

Game 1 Summary

GAME 2

17
EAST SIDE CATHOLIC HS (WA)

0
CENTENNIAL HS (AZ)

Game 2 Summary

News

December 23, 2017

Grand Canyon University
Phoenix Arizona

GAME 1

41
NO. 11 ST. FRANCES (MA)

3
NO. 8 BINGHAM (UT)

Game 1 Summary

GAME 2

20
MIAMI NORTHWESTERN (FL)

55
NO. 23 CHANDLER (AZ)

Game 2 Summary

News

Tournament News

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