Game Live Jan. 2 on ESPN from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
CTE/Def Jam and double-platinum recording artist Young Jeezy will perform at halftime of the 2010 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game. The third annual game, which showcases the nation’s top high school senior football players, will take place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 11 a.m. ET, and will be televised live on ESPN.
Young Jeezy began his career in 2001 and has developed into a multi-platinum, chart-topping rap artist. His hits include “I Luv It,” the first single from his album The Inspiration, which rose to the top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. His follow-up single from The Inspiration album, “Go Getta,” reached the top five and has been downloaded to more than 315,000 phones to date. He has also cranked out hits from his 2005 album Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 and his 2008 album The Recession. Jeezy has had several nominations for a Grammy, BET Hip-Hop Award and Ozone Award. He also is the CEO of a hip-hop label.
Tickets for the game are available for $10 through www.uaallamerica.com.
About the Game
The Under Armour High School All-America Football Game, an annual all-star football competition spotlighting the nation’s top high school seniors, debuted on Jan. 5, 2008, on ABC, at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Organized in conjunction with Intersport, a leading sports and entertainment media and marketing company with over 20 years experience, the event will be televised live to a national audience on ESPN from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Some notable alumni of the game include USC’s Matt Barkley, Georgia’s A.J. Green and Alabama’s Julio Jones.
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