Kentucky defensive end Za'Darius Smith earned defensive MVP honors after helping the East win 19-3 in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
South Florida kicker Marvin Kloss took offensive MVP honors after making four field goals. Louisville's Dominique Brown added a 1-yard touchdown run in the final minute.
Florida Atlantic's Damian Parms had two interceptions for a dominating East defense that limited the West to 93 yards. The East finished with 260 yards of offense.
"A lot of these kids made money this week ... They're going to go up in the draft, but really it's a tribute to them because they had the attitude to come out and work," East coach and Chicago Bears legend Mike Singletary said. "So it's great."
Brown rushed for a game-high 70 yards on 19 carries.
UK offensive lineman Darrian Miller, who starred at Bryan Station, also played for the East.
CBS Sports draft analyst Rob Rang said Smith "was the game's most disruptive defender, using his combination of burst off the snap and long arms to slip past offensive tackles and harass the quarterback. ... He showed a quick first step and balance, a spin move and an effective bull rush."
Smith will get another chance to boost his draft stock. He was added to the roster for next weekend's Senior Bowl after projected first-round NFL Draft pick and fellow Kentucky star Bud Dupree withdrew.
EKU's Fugate scores TD in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Terrell Watson and Channing Fugate had short touchdown runs to help the National team beat the American squad 17-0 in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday in Carson, Calif.
Watson, a Division II star at nearby Azusa Pacific, had a 2-yard scoring run and finished with nine carries for a game-high 55 yards. He was selected the game MVP.
"He belongs in the NFL," National team coach Mike Martz said. "I don't think there's any question in my mind after seeing him all week he belongs. Somebody in the league is going to get a terrific player."
Fugate, a former Breathitt County and Eastern Kentucky standout, scored on his only touch of the game, a 1-yard run.
Kentucky's Javess Blue had one catch for six yards, and DeMarco Robinson returned two punts for 37 yards.