Marshall's Mullins Receives C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship

June 26, 2006

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowksy named the 12 recipients of the Postgraduate Scholarship Awards on Monday and Marshall's Jeff Mullins is among them. The conference annually presents the $4,000 Postgraduate Scholarship awards to graduates as selected by the Faculty Athletics Representatives.

Terri Davenport, East Carolina, Women's Track & Field
Lucas Mireles, Houston, Men's Track & Field
Jeff Mullins, Marshall, Football
Rusty Clayton, Memphis, Football
Sarah Yoder, Rice, Cross Country/Women's Track & Field
Halley Rambally, SMU, Women's Tennis
Micah Stephens, Southern Miss, Women's Soccer
Brianne Darragh, Tulane, Women's Track & Field
Matt Wiley, Tulsa, Men's Tennis
Sebastian Falk, UAB, Men's Soccer
Tracy Fischler, UCF, Women's Track & Field
Ingrid Goslin, UTEP, Women's Basketball

Mullins excelled in both the classroom and on the field during his four years at Marshall. A four-year letterwinner as a tight end and long snapper, the senior was named team captain. Mullins was a semifinalist for the Draddy Award - the Academic equivalent to the "Heisman" - and is a two-time member of CoSIDA's ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team. The Gallipolis, Ohio, native earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, with a minor in chemistry, and has been accepted to the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University.