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Ryan Grice-Mullen
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Grice-Mullen with the BC Lions in 2009
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-12) September 12, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Rialto, California
Career information
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the BC Lions
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career CFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions     29
Receiving yards     385
Receiving TDs     2

Ryan Grice-Mullen (born September 12, 1986 in Rialto, California) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Edmonton Eskimos. He most recently was a member of the Hartford Colonials. He was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Hawaii.

Grice-Mullen has also been a member of the Chicago Bears, BC Lions, Miami Dolphins and Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early yearsEdit

Grice-Mullen attended Rialto High School in Rialto, California and was a student and lettered three times in football and once in track. In football, he played quarterback, running back, and defensive back, and as a senior, he was an All-League selection and an All-County selection. Grice-Mullen graduated from Rialto High School in 2004.

College careerEdit

As a freshman for Hawaii, Grice-Mullen appeared in 12 games, starting 11 of them. He led UH's receiving corps with 1,228 yards and 12 TDs. He also recorded five 100+ yard receiving games.[1]

During his sophomore year, Grice-Mullen was injured for several games and started a total of nine games.

During his junior year, Grice-Mullen caught 106 passes for 1372 yards and 13 TDs. He earned first team All-WAC honors and was part of the WAC's Special Award for Offensive Unit of the Year.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

On January 8, 2008, he announced that he would skip his senior year of college to enter the 2008 NFL Draft,[3] although unfortunately for him he was not actually drafted.

Houston TexansEdit

Grice-Mullen was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans shortly after the 2008 NFL Draft. However, he was released on June 13.

Chicago BearsEdit

On July 24, 2008, Grice-Mullen was signed by the Chicago Bears. He was waived a month later on August 24.

BC LionsEdit

Grice-Mullen was signed to the practice squad of the BC Lions on September 9, 2008, and was later placed on the active roster. During the 2008 season, Grice-Mullen caught 9 passes for 175 yards and 1 TD.[4] Grice-Mullen caught a 67-yard TD pass in the Lions' season finale.[5]

Grice-Mullen finished the 2009 season with 20 catches for 210 yards and one TD. In late November, Grice-Mullen set the CFL record for longest playoff punt return when he returned a punt for 106 yards in the second half for a touchdown.[6] He was later named special teams player of the week.[7]

Miami DolphinsEdit

Grice-Mullen signed a contract with the Miami Dolphins on January 6, 2010. The move united with fellow former Hawaii receiver and teammate Davone Bess.[8] He was waived on August 18.

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

On September 15, 2010, Grice-Mullen returned to the CFL and signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[9]

Edmonton EskimosEdit

On August 16, 2011, Grice-Mullen signed with the Edmonton Eskimos after slotback Fred Stamps went down with an abdominal injury[10]

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