Veterans Memorial’s James Peoples to play in All-American Bowl

Former Veterans Memorial running back and Ohio State commit James Peoples will play in the All-American Bowl in his hometown before leaving for Columbus

SAN ANTONIO – Every year since its inception in 2000, some of the nation’s best high school football seniors come together for the All-American Bowl at the Alamodome. This year, the lone San Antonio star to play in the game is former Veterans Memorial running back James Peoples who is committed to Ohio State.

This past season, Peoples rushed for over 1,000 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns, helping his fellow Veterans Memorial Patriots to the Area round of the UIL Playoffs.

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Nick Mantas is a KSAT 12 Sports Editor. He has previously worked in Lansing, San Fransisco and Abilene. Nick earned a Master's Degree in Sports Media from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Arizona, where he also interned as a strength and conditioning coach.

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