Blaise Gunnerson

Kuemper Catholic's Blaise Gunnerson, a Husker commit, became the second Nebraska pledge in the 2020 class to receive an invitation to the 2020 All-American Bowl. Lawrence (Kan.) Free State OL Turner Corcoran also received an invitation to the game.

Just a week after announcing his commitment to Nebraska, Carroll Kuemper star pass rusher Blaise Gunnerson received a significant accolade.

The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Gunnerson tweeted Tuesday that he has earned an invitation to the All-American Bowl, which features the nation's 100 best seniors.

He joins Lawrence (Kan.) Free State offensive lineman Turner Corcoran, a fellow Husker commit in the 2020 class, on the roster. 

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The 2020 All-American Bowl will be held at noon on Jan. 4, 2020, in San Antonio. It will be broadcast on NBC.

Alumni of the All-American Bowl include Odell Beckham, Andrew Luck, Tim Tebow, Jalen Ramsey and Sam Darnold.

Husker freshmen Wan'Dale Robinson, Noa Pola-Gates, Bryce Benhart and Ty Robinson were on the 2019 roster.

Council Bluffs Lewis Central defensive tackle Logan Jones, an Iowa commit, also received an All-American Bowl invitation.

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