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Slippery Rock’s Wes Hills named MVP at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Doug Gulasy
| Sunday, January 20, 2019 12:31 p.m
Wes Hills rushed for 167 yards and a touchdown in Slippery Rock’s D-II playoff victory over LIU Post on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

Wes Hills came up roses in his trip to the West Coast.

The Slippery Rock running back earned Most Valuable Player honors at Saturday’s NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

Hills rushed for 78 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries in the game, a showcase for senior NFL Draft hopefuls. He next will play in the most well-known game for draft hopefuls, the Senior Bowl, on Saturday in Mobile, Ala.

The 6-foot-2, 218-pound Hills, who transferred to Slippery Rock from Delaware before the season, rushed for 1,714 yards and 17 touchdowns in 12 games, averaging 7 yards per carry. The Wildwood, N.J., native was named to the All-PSAC West First Team and was a second-team AFCA All-American.

Doug Gulasy is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Doug at or via Twitter @dgulasy_Trib.

Doug Gulasy is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Doug at 412-388-5830, or via Twitter .

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