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Post Mimbs earns a scholarship

Thursday July 31, 2008

The silver lining of attrition is that scholarships often become available for deserving walk-ons. Senior punter Brian Mimbs is such a player, and his effort over the years has been rewarded with a football scholarship. Mimbs handled both punting and holding duties for the Bulldogs last year. If you’re contributing that much on the field, you’ve earned your keep, and it’s great to see him recognized this way.

Last season Jeff Henson received a scholarship.

My favorite Mimbs play is still the perfectly executed onside kick against Virginia Tech that sparked the comeback win. Mimbs not only kicked the ball – he had to dive at the ball and snatch it away from a Virginia Tech player.

Then again, there’s always this:

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