A CoSIDA Academic All-District II selection ... caught six passes for 45 yards ... also served as Marshall's long snapper ... had two tackles on special teams ... caught a season-long 18 yard pass in the win over Miami ... saw action in all 12 games and earned starts in three of those contests.
Saw action in all 12 games as a tight end and long snapper ... earned three starts when Marshall opened with a multiple-tight end set ... caught eight passes for 53 yards on the season ... recorded a season-high four catches and 22 yards against Tennessee ... caught two passes for 20 yards, including a season-long 17 yard reception, in the win at Kansas State ... recorded six tackles on the year, including two solo stops at Tennessee ... returned two kicks for a total of 22 yards, with a long of 12 yards in the win at Akron.
Saw action in all 13 games as a reserve tight end and backup deep snapper ... had one reception for three yards on the season ... credited with five special teams tackles on the year ... was named Marshall and MAC Eastern Division Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Ball State, his first start as a long snapper.
Redshirted, did not play.
Was a three-year letter winner for coach Brent Saunders at Gallia Academy ... also lettered in track and basketball twice each ... helped his squad to a league championship in both football and basketball ... was named team's best defensive player ... also earned the school's scholastic achievement award ... was honored in basketball as his team's best rebounder and led the team in assists ... a National Honor Society student with a 4.0 GPA.
Full name is James Thomas Jeffery Mullins ... born on July 18, 1983 ... son of James and Nancy Mullins ... has two sisters, Lindsey at Ohio State and Meredith at Miami ... his father played college lacrosse at Ohio State ... has a cousin, Mike Biehle, who played baseball at Ohio State and with the New York Yankees ... is ambidextrous ... graduated with a degree in biological science and plans to become an orthopedic surgeon ... has already taken the MCAT.