FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Canon-McMillan senior Mike Hull earned Team USA MVP honors as the linebacker led the United States team of high school stars a 17-0 win over the World team on Saturday.
Hull, who will a National Letter of Intent with Penn State Wednesday, earned consistsnt praise from NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders for his play throughout the game.
Along with Travis Williams, Hull led the United State teams with eight tackles and Hull made the game’s only interception on a diving effort in the third quarter. Team USA led 14-0 at the time but Team World drove to the 12-yard line when Hull picked off Jeremi Doyon-Roch’s third-down pass.
Mark Myers completed 7 of 10 passes for 79 yards and directed a key second-half touchdown drive.
Central Florida commit Josh Reese’s 50-yard catch from Myers set up a touchdown just before halftime, and Ethan Grant (TCU) and Dontae Williams (Oregon) scored on short runs and Ben Hopfinger kicked a 40-yard field goal.
The game featured 45 top U.S. high-school seniors against a squad of under-20 players from outside the United States. Eight countries were represented, with Canada supplying 32 of the 45 World players.