QB Mullens threw for 386 yards and five touchdowns in win over the Owls.
Southern Miss finished with 246 yards rushing, led by Richard's 127 yards on 20 carries to become bowl eligible.
Mullens throws for 343 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Southern Miss past UTSA
Check out the photo gallery from the Southern Miss football game against Rice.
Football vs UTEP
Football vs UTSA
Southern Miss vs. UTSA
Football vs Austin Peay 9/12/15
2013 (Sophomore): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
2012 (Freshman): Saw action in nine games ... Caught seven passes for 108 yards and had a season-long of 54 yards in the Rice game.
High School: Three star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN ... Rated as the No. 21 prospect in the state of Mississippi by Rivals.com and No. 14 by ESPN ... Rated as the No. 98 wide receiver nationally by ESPN and No. 140 by ESPN ... Top 40 Most Wanted player in the state of Mississippi by the Clarion-Ledger ... Played for coach John Perry at Pearl High School ... Named First Team All-State, All-District, All-Area, All-Region and All-Metro as a senior ... Had 59 receptions for 773 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Returned 16 punts for 264 yards with a long of 68 ... Added seven kickoff returns for 169 yards, while also tallying one interception ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All Star Game ... Also played basketball, earning All-District accolades ... Averaged 16 points with six rebounds per game as a senior.
Personal: Full name is David Russell Thompson Jr. ... Son of Cherese and Russell Evans ... Has three sisters, Chrissy, Erin and Kyce, and a brother, Jalen ... Born on Oct. 14, 1993 in Jackson, Miss. ... Majoring in communications.
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