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Mike Mitchell
Mike Mitchell
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Mike Mitchell

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Date of birth
Jun 10, 1987
College
Ohio
Height
6-0
Weight
210 Lbs

Bio

Michael Mitchell is a safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played four seasons with the Oakland Raiders and one season with the Carolina Panthers before signing with the Steelers.

Early Life

Mitchell was born on June 10, 1987 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He attended Covington Catholic High School for three years before transferring to Highlands High School. As a senior at Highlands High School he contributed to a state championship run that ended in victory. He was recognized as an All-State player.

Ohio Bobcats

In Mitchell’s college years at Ohio he became a solid tackler. He recorded 212 tackles in his career at Ohio University as a safety. Although Mitchell wasn’t invited to the NFL Combine, he participated at Ohio’s Pro Day and gave a valiant effort to show scouts his skills.

Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders selected Mitchell in the second round, 47th overall pick of the 2009 draft. A prospect out of Ohio University hadn’t been selected that early since Gene Ruskowski was selected as the 49th overall pick by the Los Angeles Rams. Mitchell wouldn’t start his first game until 2010 but served as a backup for the majority of the season.

Carolina Panthers

In 2013, he signed a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers. He started 13 games with the Panthers contributed to a solid defense that helped the Panthers make the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

Pittsburgh Steelers

In 2014, Mitchell signed a five-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is projected to be a starting safety along with Troy Polamalu

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
1-3-2015 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 17-30 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs 20-12 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 20-27 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 21-42 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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