Boys Varsity Football · Football: Crimson and birthday boy Hull blow out White Bear Lake 28-0


Maple Grove football coach Matt Lombardi instructed the postgame crowd of fans around his players to spread into a large circle and directed senior running back Evan Hull to the center.

In keeping with Crimson birthday tradition, Hull held up a football with both hands, fixed his gaze on the pigskin and spun around once for each year. After 18 spins, Hull punted the ball out of the circle to a roar of approval.

More dizzying numbers made Hull the center of attention all Friday night. He ran for 309 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-0 victory against White Bear Lake in the first round of the Class 6A tournament….

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