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McMullen Named ACC Rookie Of The Week

Nov. 15, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- University of Virginia wide receiver Billy McMullen was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week for his play in UVa's 50-21 win over Buffalo on Saturday.

McMullen, a 6-4 true freshman from Richmond, Va., had a very productive day against the Bulls, catching three passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns. He teamed with Dan Ellis on a 30-yard touchdown pass late in the first quarter to boost the Cavaliers' lead to 14-0. The pair teamed up for a seven-yard scoring play in the second quarter to put Virginia ahead 24-7. It was McMullen's second two-touchdown peformance in the last month. He also scored twice vs. N.C. State.

McMullen leads the team in receiving yards (405) and yards per reception (18.4), and is second on the team in receptions (22) and touchdown catches (five).

This is the second time McMullen has won the league's weekly rookie award.

Other winners announced by the conference are: Offensive Back of the Week-Joe Hamilton (Georgia Tech) and Chris Weinke (Florida State), Offensive Lineman of the Week-Tarlos Thomas (Florida State), Defensive Lineman of the Week-Tommy Polley (Florida State), Defensive Back of the Week-David Bomar (North Carolina), Specialist of the Week-Scottie Montgomery (Duke).

 

 

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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