Lamar Jackson says Under Armour All-American Game is dream come true

Lamar Jackson says Under Armour All-American Game is dream come true

Under Armour All-America Game Selection Tour

Lamar Jackson says Under Armour All-American Game is dream come true

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Lamar Jackson’s dream is easy to say but much harder to achieve.

“Make it all the way,” he said during Thursday’s Under Armour All-American Selection Tour presented by American Family Insurance.

The reason? “To provide for my family,” he said.

That family was evident at the ceremony at Franklin High in Elk Grove, Calif. Jackson’s mother, grandmother, siblings and cousins were among those who attended.

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Jackson, ranked among the top 10 athletes in the nation, said he had long wanted to play in the annual showcase and was floored “to just be able to say I’m an Under Armour All American.”

He plans to make his college commitment at the game in January in Florida on ESPN. His list stands at 10, in alphabetical order: Arizona State, Cal, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, UCLA, USC, Utah and Washington.

And that too will be a dream fulfilled on the journey.

“My advice for others is to go train, try different sports, and keep working hard,” he said. “Never think that anything is too far-fetched. It you want it, go get it. It’s as simple as that.”

Lamar Jackson (Photo: Intersport)

Lamar Jackson (Photo: Intersport)

 

 

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