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Alan Mitchell
Alan Mitchell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Cedar Grove

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 174

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
11/09/1987

Experience:
2L

Major:
Humanities


Career Note: Two-year letterman has 22 catches for 233 yards and a touchdown for his career...expected to provide depth at wideout in 2010.

2009: Saw action in seven games as a junior...finished the year with two receptions for nine yards...had a catch for four yards vs Tulsa (9/4) and a reception for five yards vs BYU (9/12)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2008: Played in eight games as a sophomore, catching at least one pass in each game he played...finished tied for second on the team in touchdown catches (1) while ranking fourth in receiving yards (224), tied for fourth in catches (20), fifth in rushing yards (60), tied for fifth in rushing attempts (7), tied for seventh in all-purpose yards (284) and eighth in total offense (60)...posted career highs in all-purpose yards (100), rushing yards (28), catches (5) and yards (72) - including a 44-yard grab - at Houston (11/8)...hauled in four passes for 41 yards at Tulsa (11/22)...also posted three-catch efforts vs Rice (10/25) for 35 yards and at LSU (11/1) for 13 yards...made collegiate debut a memorable one with a 23-yard touchdown grab vs SMU (9/25).

2007: Did not see any action as a redshirt-freshman...served as a member of the scout team.

2006: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.

High School: Twice named to the all-county team after hauling in 90 receptions and scoring 13 touchdowns during his prep career...as a senior, named team captain and led the county with 41 receptions for 870 yards (21.2 yards per catch) and six touchdowns...had 30 receptions for 851 yards (28.4 avg.) and five touchdowns as a junior, and snared 15 passes for 350 yards and two scores as a sophomore...a four-year letterwinner who also lettered in basketball and track...off the field, was recognized by "Who's Who Among American High School Students" and was a member of the National Honor Roll.

Personal: Born Alan Wade Mitchell on November 9, 1987...son of Alan Henry and Janice Mitchell...majoring in humanities.

Mitchell's Career Offensive Statistics

Year GP-GS Rush Yds Avg. TD Long Rec Yds Avg. TD Long
2008 8-0 7 60 8.6 0 28 20 224 11.2 1 44
2009 7-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 9 4.5 0 5
Career 15-0 7 60 8.6 0 28 22 233 10.6 1 44