Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Women Football Players Gunning For Brigid Mullen

MADISON, Wis. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – You may not know Brigid Mullen, but she’s a household name among fans of professional women’s football.

Mullen is the safety and part-time wide receiver for the Wisconsin Wolves, one of the 17 teams in the Women’s Professional Football League (WPFL), which kicks off its inaugural season July 22.

Not a single down has been played but Mullen is already the League’s biggest star, in part because she’s the Miss Wisconsin runner-up and a correspondent for

As a result of her relatively high profile compared to the other WPFL players, Mullen admits she’s “being used as team motivation” by opposing squads.

Mullen understands her role in the league. As she puts it, “The media needs someone to answers questions,” and admits she’s expecting to tackle her challengers head-on.

Although Mullen figures other players and coaches will get attention once the league commences play, she will still be a high-profile player, especially now that she’s the celebrity spokeswoman for, a website dedicated to gridiron-loving gals.

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