|Height: 6.02||Born: Katy, TX|
|Weight: 210||College: Eastern Washington|
|Birthdate: 1990-03-03||Years: 1 CGY / 1 CFL|
Calgary signed Mitchell as a free agent on Apr. 30, 2012.
Mitchell spent two seasons (2010-11) with the Eastern Washington Eagles. He led EWU to its first national title in football when the Eagles won the 2010 NCAA Division I FCS National Championship with a 20-19 comeback victory over the University of Delaware. Mitchell was named the game’s Most Outstanding Player after throwing three touchdown passes in the final 16 minutes of the game. Mitchell led the FCS in four statistical categories in 2011 including passing yards (4,009) and touchdown passes (33) on his way to breaking four school records. Mitchell’s mark of 4,009 passing yards is a school record. He won the Walter Payton Award as best offensive player in the FCS and also was named the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year. Mitchell was named to seven All-American teams in 2011, including six first-team honours. In 2010, Mitchell earned All-Big Sky Conference honourable mention and was named to the Big Sky All-Academic squad after starting 14 of 15 games for the Eagles. Mitchell started his college career at Southern Methodist University and spent two seasons there (2008-09), starting 19 games and throwing for 4,590 yards, 36 touchdowns and 33 interceptions. Mitchell had six 300-yards passing games and six contests with at least three TD passes at SMU.
Mitchell threw for 2,451 yards, 37 touchdowns and only four interceptions as a senior at Katy High School in Texas. He was a two-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect. Mitchell led his high school team to an undefeated season and a state championship. Mitchell was an inter-disciplinary liberal arts major in college.
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