Graduation Year: 2000
Induction Class of 2013
Sports: Football; Basketball
Hull earned letters in football (1997-99) and basketball (1997-2000) for the Braves.
In his three seasons in an OU uniform, Hull helped lead the Braves to a record of 23-7 and a 1997 KCAC Championship. That championship was OU’s first since the 1972 season and it was the Braves first appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series. Hull was a two-time First Team NAIA All-American, earning the honor at tight end in 1998 and 1999. He was named a Don Hansen First Team All-American at tight end in 1998 and 1999. Hull was a three-time First Team All-KCAC selection and twice was named KCAC Offensive Player of the Week.
Hull finished his career with 156 receptions with single-season receptions of 61 in 1998 and 56 in 1999. He had 2,132 career receiving yards and 30 touchdowns. Hull helped lead the Braves to final ranking of 12th in the NAIA Football Coaches Top 25 Poll in 1997.
Hull also put his name in the OU record book. He is tied for third in single game touchdown receptions (3), tied for ninth for receptions in a single game (11 vs. Bethel College), third in career receptions (156), eighth in single game receiving yards (196 vs. Bethel College), and fifth in career receiving yards (2,225). He had the game winning touchdown versus William Jewell College in 1998. He played in the National All-Stars Bowl in 2000, earning MVP honors.
Before transferring to Ottawa University, Hull spent his freshman year at the University of Chicago, where he earned Honorable Mention All-UAA honors.
As a member of the OU men’s basketball team, Hull helped the Braves to a three year record of 25-61.
Hull is the younger brother of BAHOF inductee Jeff L. Hull and the nephew of BAHOF inductee Bob Lawson. Michael and Jeff are the only brothers to be elected to the BAHOF. His father, Richard Hull, was also a four year starter on the Braves football team and a senior on the 1970 KCAC Championship team.
Hull owns a tourism business in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.