Hollins's selection was based on his outstanding football skills, leadership and character. He will join a select group of young athletes across the nation in representing our country and participating in the most elite and comprehensive football development program in the world.
Consisting of the nation’s top football players, and featuring some of the best high school coaches in the country, the 2012 U.S. Under-15 National Team will participate in USA Football’s Under-15 International Development Week in Austin, Texas.
The event started on June 29 and ends on July 5 with the University of Texas serving as host.
Four teams make up the U.S. Under-15 National Team program with each team having 50 athletes and 10 coaches.
During USA Football Under-15 International Development Week, athletes will pick one position to focus on for the week of skill development.
Hollins is a 6'2", 240 lb. incoming freshman at Zachary High School and will be focusing on his position as an Offensive Lineman. Hollins has the ability to play at any position on the Offensive Line but enjoys the challenge of the Offensive Tackle position.
USA Football is entrusted to build and run America's only National Team program. Each U.S. Under-15 National Team is built with the "top right" players and represents the United States during USA Football Under-15 International Development Week featuring national teams from around the world.
USA Football's goal in building the U.S. Under-15 National Team program is to identify players who excel both on and off the field as well as maintain the leadership, team mentality and character befitting of a national team athlete in America's favorite sport.
Hollins is the son of Kelli Hollins, SU Ag Center Parent Educator/program assistant.