Mullen, McCrary raise $35k for charity

Fred McCrary and Dan Mullen have teamed up to raise $195,000 for charity over the last six years. (Daniel Shirey - Abell Images for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge)

Fred McCrary and Dan Mullen have teamed up to raise $195,000 for charity over the last six years. (Daniel Shirey – Abell Images for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge)

The Mississippi State duo of Dan Mullen and Fred McCrary finished tied for sixth at the 2016 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge Tuesday and raised $35,000 for charity.

Mullen and McCrary combined to finish 7-under-par and have now raised $195,000 for the Mullen Family 36 Foundation over the last six years at the event.

The Ole Miss combination of Hugh Freeze and Wesley Walls won this year’s tournament firing an 11-under-par score to take home $100,000 for charity.

 PLACE TEAM SCORE WINNINGS
1 Ole Miss (Hugh Freeze / Wesley Walls) -11 $100,000
2 (T) Georgia (Kirby Smart / David Dukes) -9 $55,000
 2 (T) Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson / Jon Barry) -9 $55,000
 2 (T) NC State (Dave Doeren / Terry Harvey) -9 $55,000
5 Auburn (Gus Malzahn / Bo Jackson) -8 $45,000
6 (T) South Carolina (Steve Spurrier / Sterling Sharpe) -7 $35,000
6 (T) Mississippi State (Dan Mullen / Fred McCrary) -7 $35,000
8 (T) Cincinnati (Tommy Tuberville / J.K. Schaffer) -6 $30,000
8 (T) Virginia Tech (Frank Beamer / Cam Young) -6 $30,000
10 Clemson (Dabo Swinney / Steve Fuller) -5 $20,000
11 Alabama (Nick Saban / Chris Mohr) -3 $20,000
11 North Carolina (Larry Fedora / B.J. Surhoff) -3 $20,000
 13 Houston (Tom Herman / Andre Ware) -1 $20,000
 SKILLS COMPETITION RESULTS
Long Drive (Coach Division) Dave Doeren, NC State 261 yards $5,000
Long Drive (Celebrity Division) Jon Barry, Georgia Tech 285 yards $5,000
Closest to the Pin (Coach Division) Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech 5’2″ $5,000
Closest to the Pin (Celebrity Division) Cam Young, Virginia Tech 12’6″ $5,000

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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