Tuesday, August 9, 2022

University, Oxford Dedicate Chucky Mullins Drive

On Friday afternoon, the University of Mississippi formally renamed Coliseum Drive Chucky Mullins Drive, going all the way down to the Highway 6.
Mullins was paralyzed against the Vanderbilt Commodores in the Homecoming game in 1989 when he hit Vanderbilt fullback Brad Gaines.
The dedication of the name change took place in front of the Law School with alumni, fans and former players in attendance, including Gaines.

Brad Gaines / Photo courtesy Josh McCoy Ole Miss Athletics
Brad Gaines did not speak at the event but came to honor Mullins. / Photos courtesy Josh McCoy and Ole Miss Athletics

Dedication of Chucky Mullins Drive
Dedication of Chucky Mullins Drive

Buttons in honor of Mullins will be given to the first 20,000 fans in the stadium Saturday. The players will also have helmets with No. 38 on the side for Mullins.

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Adam Brown is sports editor for HottyToddy.com and can be reached at adam.brown@hottytoddy.com.

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