Ryan Grice-Mullen

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Ryan Grice-Mullen
Grice-Mullen with the BC Lions in 2009
Date of birth (1986-09-12) September 12, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Rialto, California
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) WR
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
College Hawaii
High school Rialto
Career history
As player
2008 Houston Texans*
2008 Chicago Bears*
20082009 BC Lions
2010 Miami Dolphins*
2010 Saskatchewan Roughriders
2011 Hartford Colonials*
2011 Edmonton Eskimos
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-WAC (2007)
Career stats

Ryan Grice-Mullen (born September 12, 1986) is a former gridiron football wide receiver. 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, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hartford Colonials and Edmonton Eskimos.

Early years[edit]

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 career[edit]

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]

Grice-Mullen places prominently on Hawaii's career receiving lists:

  • 5th in career receptions (237)
  • 4th career receiving yards (3,370)
  • 2nd in career receiving touchdowns (36)

Professional career[edit]


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 Texans[edit]

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 Bears[edit]

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

BC Lions[edit]

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 touchdown. 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 Dolphins[edit]

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 Roughriders[edit]

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

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

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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