One of the team's most hard-nosed and spirited players ... came to Bucknell as a linebacker but moved to fullback during his freshman campaign ... has won the team's ROTC Leadership Award in each of his first three seasons at Bucknell ... most experienced returning fullback and one of the favorites to start there in 2008 ... also plays on every special teams unit ... high-character player ... tireless worker who cares about the team and playing the game the right way ... coming off a very good spring camp ... 2007 (Junior): Played in every game, starting five ... finished with 139 rushing yards on 47 carries ... scored lone touchdown of the season against Stony Brook in week two ... season-high 31 rushing yards on nine carries against Holy Cross ... named Lewisburg Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week after the Cornell game ... 2006 (Sophomore): Played in nine games, starting two at fullback ... missed the final two games with a leg injury ... Bucknell's fourth-leading rusher with 294 yards ... scored a pair of touchdowns ... started at Georgetown and Lehigh with Josh DeStefano out with an injury ... carried 27 times for a career-high 110 yards and a touchdown in a win at Georgetown ... 4-yard TD run in the fourth quarter gave Bucknell a 17-0 lead ... also scored a rushing touchdown against Penn ... named Diversified Information Technologies Player of the Game and Lewisburg Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week after the Georgetown win ... 2005 (Freshman): Began the season as a reserve linebacker but moved to fullback midway through the season ... added more than just depth in the backfield ... earned significant carries late in the year and even started a game at fullback against Colgate ... rushed for 109 yards on 22 carries (5.0 yards per carry) and finished second on the team with three rushing touchdowns ... first career TD came at Fordham ... rushed 13 times for 62 yards and two TDs in season finale against Holy Cross ... also played on special teams and was one of five rookies to appear in all 11 games ... made five tackles ... earned the team's ROTC Leadership Award at season's end, becoming the first freshman to win the award ... PENN-TRAFFORD HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in football, baseball and track and field ... team captain and MVP in football ... first team all-county ... team MVP in baseball ... named best all-around athlete in 2005 ... played football for coach Art Tregesser ... PERSONAL: Born July 15, 1986 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... parents are James and Kathleen Mullen ... has older siblings Ryan and Kristen ... father played football at Juniata ... active in Bucknell's ROTC program ... majoring in international relations and religion ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
MULLEN'S CAREER RUSHING/RECEIVING STATS Year G/GS Att. Yds. TD Lg. Rec. Yds. TD Lg. 2005 11/1 22 109 3 24 3 -3 0 4 2006 9/2 79 294 2 13 0 0 0 -- 2007 11/5 47 139 1 9 1 4 0 4 Totals 31/8 148 542 6 24 4 1 0 4