Mike Mitchell life and biography

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Mike Mitchell biography

Date of birth : 1987-06-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-12
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Oakland raiders, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Michael Mitchell is an American football safety for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Raiders in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio .

COLLEGE:

A four-year letterwinner at Ohio University…Played in 11 games as a senior...Ranked fourth on the team in tackles (62), including 36 solo...Led the team in interceptions with three for 61 yards...Recorded 4.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage for 13 yards lost, including a half-sack...Forced two fumbles...Broke up five passes to rank second on the team...Had nine tackles in a win over Akron...Made seven tackles and had an interception return for 18 yards in a win over Miami (Ohio)...Recorded two interceptions at Northwestern...Finished his career tied for eighth in interception return yardage (140)…Played in 11 games as a junior...Third on Ohio in tackles (74), including a team-high 47 solo...Shared team lead in interceptions (two) for a total of 49 yards...Recorded four tackles behind the line of scrimmage for 22 yards lost, including 1.5 sacks...Forced and recovered one fumble...Broke up four passes...Recorded career highs for total tackles (14) and interceptions (two) against Wyoming...Against Kent State, set career highs for assisted tackles (seven) and tackles for a loss with 1.5…As a sophomore, played in all 14 games, starting the last eight...Tied for fourth on the team with 55 tackles...Registered a career-best five tackles for a loss, including his first sack...Intercepted two passes and broke up two...Forced one fumble...Had 5-plus tackles seven times...Had a season-high seven stops against Western Michigan...Made his first career interception at Eastern Michigan that set up the Bobcats game-winning touchdown...Recorded six tackles and intercepted a pass in the end zone in the MAC Championship Game...Saw action in nine games at safety as a true freshman...Ended the season with 21 tackles, two passes defensed and one forced fumble...Made college debut against Pittsburgh...Recorded the first tackles of his career at Bowling Green with five, including his first tackle for a loss...Had a career-high eight tackles and forced his first career fumble against Toledo.

PERSONAL:

A three-year letterwinner at Highlands (Ft. Thomas, Ky.) High School...Made 87 tackles as a senior...Forced three fumbles and recovered two...Scored one defensive touchdown in 2004...Twice named a Northern Kentucky All-Star...Honorable mention all-state as a senior...Led the Bluebirds to the 2004 state title...Member of the Future Business Leaders of America and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.


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