By: USA TODAY High School Sports | December 12, 2018
Four finalists have been announced for the All-American Bowl Offensive Player of the Year award, which is presented to the top offensive player in the country and chosen by the All-American Bowl Selection Committee.
The award will be presented at the All-American Bowl Awards Show in San Antonio on Jan. 4, the night before the bowl.
The finalists are:
|Grant Gunnell||QB||St. Pius X High School||Houston||TX|
|Jadon Haselwood||WR||Cedar Grove High School||Ellenwood||GA|
|Ryan Hilinski||QB||Orange Lutheran High School||Orange||CA|
|Puka Nacua||WR||Orem High School||Orem||UT|
Gunnell threw for 4,752 yards, 53 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 12 games. He is committed to Arizona.
Haselwood is the No. 4 player in the Chosen 25 and had 990 receiving yards and touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams.
Hilinski, the No. 2 pro-style quarterback, per 247 Sports, threw for 2,771 yards, 29 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 11 games.
Nacua, a USC commit, broke the Utah high school state record in receptions (103), receiving yards (2,336) and touchdowns (26).
The All-American Bowl is scheduled for Jan. 5 in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and will be televised live on NBC at 1 p.m. EST.