Video: IMG Academy head coach Bobby Acosta talks about national championship

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One year, one “mythical” national championship…not bad for IMG Academy’s (Bradenton, Florida) Bobby Acosta, who in his first year as head coach led his program to a No. 1 ranking in the 2020 High School Football America 100 national rankings powered by BlackMP Living Water. The Ascenders were also named national champs by MaxPreps and USA TODAY.

Read: High School Football America 100 final rankings

Below listen to Coach Acosta talk about the season that saw IMG beat four High School Football America 100 teams — No. 13 Duncanville (Texas), No. 46 Northwestern (Miami, Florida), No. 67 Edgewater (Florida) and No. 92 Venice (Florida).

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