By: USA TODAY High School Sports | December 11, 2018
Four finalists have been announced for the Anthony Muñoz Lineman of the Year award, which is presented to the top senior offensive and defensive lineman 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 award is named for the Hall of Fame offensive lineman who spent 13 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
The finalists are:
|Logan Brown||OL||East Kentwood High School||Kentwood||MI|
|George Karlaftis||DL||West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School||West Lafayette||IN|
|Nolan Smith||DL||IMG Academy||Bradenton||FL|
|Kardell Thomas||OL||Southern University Laboratory School||Baton Rouge||LA|
Brown is the No. 19 player in the Chosen 25 and is committed to Wisconsin.
Karlaftis is a four-star defensive lineman committed to Purdue.
Smith, a Georgia commit, is the No. 2 player in the Chosen 25.
Thomas is a five-star LSU commit.
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.