December 29, 2008

Rivals.com provides extensive Under Armour coverage

MORE: Under Armour rosters | U.S. Army All-American Bowl coverage | More all-star coverage

December is a busy month at Rivals.com. High schools from around the country finish out their seasons with late playoff runs and state championships in the early months of December. That is followed by state and interstate all-star games. Finally, the month caps off with All-American Bowls that pit the best players in the country against each other.

With unparalleled coverage already underway at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, there is still more to come from a little bit further east. The Under Armor All-American game kicks off practice on Wednesday with an impressive roster of highly rated prospects. Rivals.com will be on location to bring the full coverage every step of the way, all the way up to Sunday's 8 p.m. kickoff and into post-game analysis and reactions.

On Tuesday, Rivals will preview the week of practice by sizing up the rosters and taking a look at which team has the advantage on paper but on Wednesday the coverage will really get going.

Throughout the day on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, there will be live practice updates detailing who is standing out and separating themselves from the other all-stars as well as any recruiting buzz that is circulating. Each day will be recapped with Hot 11s from each team and notebooks that recap the storylines in practice as well as the big news of the day.

Rivals.com analysts Jamie Newberg, Barry Every and Barton Simmons will be on hand to give analysis on the standouts of the week and break down the top performers.

You can also expect coach's feedback on the perceived strengths and weaknesses of their squads and which players have impressed them the most during the week of practice.

All of this coverage will be in addition to daily recruiting updates getting the latest on all of the top uncommitted and committed prospects in Orlando as well as daily photo galleries.

Leading up to Sunday's game, Rivals will also bring you a preview of what position battles to watch and some of the intriguing matchups that should shape Sunday's battle. There will also be a look back at the best of the best at each position from the week of practice.

Prior to Sunday's game, Orlando will also be home to the first-ever Under Armor Underclassmen Combine. Rivals.com will be on hand to bring a combine notebook, analysis, photo gallery as well as a feature on the top performer at the event.

Following the actual All-American game, a full slate of game stories, photo galleries, recaps and notebooks will take a look back at the difference makers when the drills are over and the lights are on. Player superlatives from the week, the top ten players of the week on each team will close out the coverage and close out what has been busy and exciting month at Rivals.com.




 

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