Drama wasn't part of the Reese's Senior Bowl. The National team made sure of that with a methodical 27-10 victory over the American team on a sunny Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile.
The National team compiled 188 yards passing and 182 yards rushing and kept the American team from scoring an offensive touchdown. Former Maryland kicker Chad Ryland was 4 of 5 on field goal attempts for the National team.
Former Louisville quarterback Malik Cunningham, from Montgomery, scored on a 1-yard run, giving the National team a 14-3 lead in the second quarterback. The National team's other quarterback, Jake Haener from Fresno State, threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to former Stanford wide receiver Michael Wilson to close the scoring. Haener was 12 of 19 passing for a game-high 139 yards on the way to earning MVP honors.
Former South Alabama receiver Jalen Wayne, on the American team, had a game-high eight catches for 50 yards. Former Maryland cornerback Jakorian Bennett ended the American's last possession with an interception. Bennett also had four tackles in the game. South Alabama cornerback Darrell Luter had four tackles and a pass breakup for the American team.
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