MULLENNIX'S WSU CAREER
6TH-YEAR SENIOR (2008): Granted a sixth year of eligibility in May 2008...earned a varsity letter after appearing in each of WSU's 13 games...started all 13 games, one of which came at defensive tackle...earned team's Laurie Niemi Award for Cougar Attitude at team's season-ending banquet...also honored with team's Leon Bender Award for best defensive linemen with teammate A'i Ahmu...50 tackles on the season (29 solo) were a career high and the sixth-most by a Cougar in 2008...four tackles-for-loss tied for third-most on the team and tied his career high...also had 1.5 sacks...blocked a kick against USC (Oct. 18)...season-high seven tackles in win over Washington...became the first player in school history to be a member of four victories over the Huskies in the Apple Cup...also registered six tackles three times (Oklahoma State, Oregon and Stanford).
RS-SENIOR (2007): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games...made 10 starts...recorded 33 tackles on the season (17 solo)...also had three tackles-for-loss and one sack...registered a career-best eight tackles in season-opener at Wisconsin...only sack of the season came against Arizona State...added a TFL against Oregon State, one of four tackles on the game...had the lone fumble recovery of his career at Arizona...named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team and CoSIDA District VIII All-Academic Second Team.
RS-JUNIOR (2006): Suffered a knee injury during fall camp...underwent surgery and missed the entire season.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2005): Played in 11 games, all in a reserve role...registered 12 tackles on the season (eight solo)...season-best three tackles at USC and against UCLA, including a sack...also had sacks against Nevada and Arizona State...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team.
RS-FRESHMAN (2004): Played in first four games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury in practice prior to Oregon game...had two tackles against both New Mexico and Idaho...had a season-high three tackles at Arizona...named Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team.
FRESHMAN (2003): Delayed enrollment until January 2003...participated in spring drills, but did not see any varsity action in the fall.
MULLENNIX'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Graduated from Liberty High 2002...also has participated in baseball, basketball, wrestling and boxing...football coach Rod Fletcher...as a SENIOR named a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect...Washington Prep Football Report All-State choice...team was 2-7 overall...All-Northeast League first team pick as both a linebacker and running back...made 139 tackles.
Matt Mullennix...born March 12, 1984...parents Scott and Vicki Mullennix...father Scott, a police officer, was a linebacker for the Cougars 1974-75 under head coach Jim Sweeney...two sisters Kelsey and Jesse...prep GPA over 3.9...majoring in management and operations, and psychology.
DEFENSE G/GS TT PT AT TFL SACKS PI/YDS 2004 4/0 7 5 2 0/0 0/0 0/0 2005 11/0 12 8 4 4.0/-11 3.0/-6 0/0 2006 Redshirt 2007 12/10 33 17 16 3.0/-15 1.0/-9 0/0 2008 13/13 50 29 21 4.0/-19 1.5/-9 0/0 Career: 40/23 102 59 43 11.0/-45 5.5/-24 0/0