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Bo Levi
Mitchell
#19 Quarterback
Bo Levi
Mitchell
#19 Quarterback
Height 6'2
Weight 206 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-03-03 (27)
Born Katy, TX
School Eastern Washington
INT / NAT INT
Completions 349
Attempts 546
Yards 4700
Touchdowns 23

CFL: 6th season

Stamps: 6th season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 107 (18 with Cgy. in 2017, 18 with Cgy. in 2016, 18 with Cgy. in 2015, 17 with Cgy. in 2014, 18 with Cgy. in 2013, 18 with Cgy. in 2012)

Playoffs: 8 (1 with Cgy. in 2017, 1 with Cgy. in 2016, 2 with Cgy. in 2015, 1 with Cgy. in 2014, 1 with Cgy. in 2013, 2 with Cgy. in 2012)

Grey Cup: 4 (with Cgy. in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017)

Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2014)

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on Apr. 30, 2012.

 

2017

(Calgary) Mitchell dressed for all 18 regular-season games started 17 of them. He completed 349 of 546 passes (63.9%) for 4,700 yards and 23 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He’s also completed six two-point converts and carried the ball three times for 17 yards. He threw his 100th TD pass on July 22 to Marquay McDaniel and played his 100th career game on Sept. 9. In the Western Final, Mitchell completed 20 of 32 passes for 228 yards and one touchdown. In the Grey Cup, he completed 33 of 45 passes for 373 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.

 

2016

(Calgary) Mitchell dressed for 18 games (17 starts) and completed 412 passes in 606 attempts (68.0%) for 5,385 yards with 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He added 14 rushes for 60 yards and threw 11 two-point converts. He started the Western Final and completed 21 of 28 passes for 365 yards and three touchdowns and one interception, threw a two-point convert and added one carry for two yards. He also started the Grey Cup and completed 28 of 41 passes for 391 yards and two touchdowns and three interceptions. He was named a CFL player of the week when he completed 29 passes for 364 yards and three touchdowns in the Stamps come-from-behind overtime victory over BC in Week 6. He earned a second CFL player of the week honour in Week 13 for his 353-yard, two-touchdown performance against the RedBlacks. Week 14 saw him named a player of the week for the third time in the season, throwing for 361 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions in the Stamps’ 36-34 victory over Winnipeg. He was named a CFL player of the month for August after leading the Stamps to victories in all four games and completed 98 of 143 passes for 1,273 yards with four touchdowns, a pair of two-point converts and just one interception. Mitchell passed the 300-yard milestone in three of the four games in August and fell just short in the other as he amassed 298 yards in an Aug. 13 win in Saskatchewan. He was again named a CFL player of the month for September, leading the Stamps to a 4-0 record as he completed 103 of 149 passes (a 69.1-per cent completion rate) for 1,440 yards with nine touchdowns and just two interceptions. Mitchell passed for at least 338 yards and two touchdowns in each September game and had a 114.5 QB rating for the month. Mitchell was named a West all-star, a CFL all-star and the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player. He also earned his second consecutive Herm Harrison Memorial Award for his work in the community.

 

2015

(Calgary) Mitchell dressed for all 18 games (17 starts) and completed 364 of 555 passes (65.6%) for 4,551 yards and 26 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He also ran the ball 19 times for 88 yards and three touchdowns. Mitchell led the Stamps to 13 victories, the highest win total of any CFL quarterback. He was first in the West Division in completions (364), passing yards (4,551), touchdowns (26) and QB rating (96.8). Mitchell had six 300-yard passing games and eight games with multiple touchdown passes. Mitchell also started the Western Final and completed 15 of 24 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns and added one carry for two yards. He started the Western Final and completed 25 of 38 passes for 381 yards and two touchdowns and rushed twice for seven yards. He is the West nominee for Most Outstanding Player and was named a West Division all-star. He was also the recipient of the Herm Harrison Memorial Award for his work in the community.

 

2014

(Calgary) Mitchell has dressed for 17 games (14 starts) and completed 264 of 417 passes (63.3%) for 3,389 yards and 22 touchdowns and eight interceptions. His 98.3 efficiency rating was the highest in the league. His longest pass was a 102-yard touchdown to Maurice Price in the season-opener against Montreal. He also carried the ball 35 times for 232 yards and four touchdowns. On Aug. 9 he scored an eight-yard touchdown on a fake field goal. On July 24 he tied Jeff Garcia for the CFL record for most consecutive wins to start a career with seven. On Sept. 6 he became the first quarterback in CFL history to win 12 of his first 13 starts. He was on the one-game injury list for Game 12 after suffering a knee and ankle injury on Sept. 13. He dressed for Games 13 and 14 but did not play. Mitchell started the Western Final — his first playoff start — and completed 14 of 22 passes for 336 yards and four touchdowns and rushed twice for five yards and a touchdown. He also started the Grey Cup where he completed 25 of 34 passes for 334 yards and one interception and added four rushes for 19 yards and was named the game’s MVP.

 

2013

(Calgary) Mitchell dressed for all 18 games, including three starts. He saw significant playing time on July 20 and again on Sept. 2 in relief of Kevin Glenn. He got his first CFL start on July 26 and was named the CFL’s offensive player of the week when he went 29 of 33 for 376 yards and three touchdowns. He got his second start on Sept. 6 in Edmonton and his third start on Sept. 13 vs Hamilton. In total he completed 94 of 135 passes (69.6%) for 1,156 yards and 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. He also has 35 carries for 151 yards and two touchdowns. He was also the holder on field goals. Mitchell saw some action at the end of the Western Final and completed one of three passes for six yards and ran once for five yards.

 

2012

(Calgary) Mitchell dressed as a backup quarterback for all 18 regular season games, two playoff games and the Grey Cup. He was used as the Stamps’ short-yardage quarterback and ran the ball 34 times for 67 yards and five touchdowns. He also completed 12 of 21 pass attempts for 168 yards and two touchdowns. In the playoffs, Mitchell ran the ball three times for six yards and two touchdowns in the West semifinal and five times for seven yards and one touchdown in the West final. In the West final, he also completed a 42-yard pass to Maurice Price, who came up just short of the goal-line. In the Grey Cup, Mitchell came off the bench to finish the game and completed six of nine passes for 80 yards and a touchdown and also threw for a successful two-point convert.

 

Notable

First CFL game: July 1, 2012, vs Montreal

First touchdown pass: Sept. 14, 2012, vs Winnipeg

100th touchdown pass: July 22, 2017, to Marquay McDaniel

First rushing touchdown: July 12, 2012, at Montreal

Record-breaker: Tied Jeff Garcia’s CFL record for most consecutive wins to start a career with seven

Playoff standout: Named MVP of 2014 Grey Cup

West Division all-star: 2015, 2016

CFL All-Star: 2016

Honoured: Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Player in 2015 and 2016

Honoured: West Division finalist for Most Outstanding Player in 2015

Honoured: CFL’s Most Outstanding Player (2016)

Herm Harrison Memorial Award: 2015 and 2016

 

College

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 was an 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.

 

Personal

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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Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2012
CGY 10 12 21 168 2 2 8.0
2013
CGY 10 94 135 1156 10 3 8.6
2014
CGY 15 264 417 3389 22 8 8.1
2015
CGY 17 364 555 4551 26 13 8.2
2016
CGY 17 412 606 5385 32 8 8.9
2017
CGY 17 349 546 4700 23 11 8.6
Total
86 1495 2280 19349 115 45 8.5

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2012
CGY 18 34 67 5 2.0 10
2013
CGY 18 35 151 2 4.3 26
2014
CGY 17 35 232 4 6.6 20
2015
CGY 18 19 88 3 4.6 15
2016
CGY 18 14 60 0 4.3 20
2017
CGY 18 3 17 0 5.7 9
Total
107 140 615 14 4.4 26

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-23
1 OTT 31 48 376 2 0 7.8
06-29
2 OTT 19 31 295 3 0 9.5
07-07
3 WPG 22 34 332 1 2 9.8
07-14
4 MTL 34 50 379 1 0 7.6
07-22
5 SSK 16 28 253 2 1 9.0
07-29
6 HAM 11 17 197 1 0 11.6
08-03
7 TOR 19 24 249 3 0 10.4
08-18
9 BC 15 31 237 0 1 7.6
08-26
10 TOR 31 42 384 2 1 9.1
09-04
11 EDM 19 27 277 0 1 10.3
09-09
12 EDM 21 36 272 1 2 7.6
09-16
13 BC 16 31 240 2 0 7.7
09-24
14 SSK 24 32 222 0 0 6.9
09-29
15 MTL 14 19 265 2 0 13.9
10-13
17 HAM 19 34 279 1 1 8.2
10-20
18 SSK 14 27 136 0 2 5.0
10-28
19 EDM 24 35 307 2 0 8.8
11-19
22 EDM 20 32 228 1 0 7.1
11-26
23 TOR 33 45 373 2 1 8.3
Total
402 623 5301 26 12 8.8

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-23
1 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-29
2 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-07
3 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-14
4 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-22
5 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-29
6 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-03
7 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-18
9 BC 1 6 0 6.0 6
08-26
10 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-04
11 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-09
12 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-16
13 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-24
14 SSK 2 11 0 5.5 9
09-29
15 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-13
17 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-20
18 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-28
19 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-03
20 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-19
22 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-26
23 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
3 17 0 5.8 15