New Palestine (Ind.) High’s standout offensive lineman, Ian Moore, who is committed to Ohio State, was presented with his All-American Bowl jersey as part of the Road to the Dome series.
Moore, an imposing 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds, expressed his deep honor and excitement, emphasizing how he’s fulfilled a dream that started in his freshman year. He’s set to join the roster of the nation’s top 100 high school football prospects for the prestigious All-American Bowl, which is scheduled for January 6.
The All-American Bowl is a significant recognition for high school prospects, attracting more than 20,000 fans to the Alamo Dome in San Antonio and being nationally broadcasted on NBC. The list of NFL alumni from this game is a testament to its significance, including stars like Christian McCaffrey, Trevor Lawrence, Micah Parsons, Derrick Henry, Stefon Diggs, and many others, including Heisman Trophy winners like Tim Tebow and Bryce Young.
For Moore, the anticipation centers around the chance to compete at a high level and face formidable opponents. He’s eager to gauge his skills against elite competition, knowing that this experience will prepare him for the challenges that lie ahead.
Moore is also enrolling early at Ohio State, joining several future Buckeyes teammates who will also participate in the All-American Bowl. When asked why he chose Ohio State, he emphasized the coaching staff and the university’s academic excellence, highlighting the high standards and tradition that come with being part of the Ohio State football program.
In the 247Sports rankings, Moore is regarded as the nation’s 7th best interior offensive lineman and the 187th overall prospect.
His journey to the All-American Bowl is not only a personal achievement but a testament to his dedication and skills on the football field. It’s a remarkable milestone in his path to becoming a part of the Ohio State football legacy.