Oregon linebacker Justin Hollins was named Defensive MVP of the East-West Shrine Game.
Hollins had 10 tackles with three for loss, including two sacks to help lead the West team to a 21-17 win Saturday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Oregon’s top edge rusher, Hollins had 64 tackles with 14.5 for loss including 6.5 sacks this season. He also had five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, an interception and seven pass breakups.
Hollins undoubtedly helped his draft stock with Saturday’s performance in the Shrine Game. DraftAnalyst.com projected him as a sixth-round pick after the week of practice for the all-star game.
An AP first-team All-Pac-12 honoree, Hollins was the only FBS player with at least five sacks, five forced fumbles and an interception this season and one of just 19 FBS players to have such stats since 2000.
Oregon tight end Kano Dillon, who began his career at USF, did not record a stat in the Shrine Game. Dillon also received harsh reviews from evaluators this week due to his attitude, according to WalterFootball.com.
— The Oregonian