Jayme Dondrell Mitchell (born March 15, 1984) is a former American football defensive end. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Mississippi.

Jayme Mitchell
No. 92, 97
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1984-03-15) March 15, 1984 (age 35)
Jackson, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Mitchell has also played for the Cleveland Browns.

College careerEdit

Mitchell started 20 of the 45 games he played during his career at Mississippi and finished with 105 tackles, including 67 solo stops and 19 tackles for a loss. He also notched 5.0 career sacks, forced 2 fumbles and recovered another. As a senior, he started all 11 games at LDE. As a junior, he played in 8 games, starting 7 at LDE. He played in all 13 games as a sophomore, starting vs. South Carolina. He blocked a 30-yard FG at Vanderbilt and intercepted his 1st pass vs. LSU. Mitchell played in all 13 games as a true freshman and started his 1st career game at LDT against Mississippi State and notched 3 tackles in the Independence Bowl win over the University of Nebraska.

Professional careerEdit


Mitchell was timed at 4.95 in the 40-yard dash and measured 6-6, 281 pounds.

Minnesota VikingsEdit

In 2006, he played in 13 games after signing as an undrafted rookie free agent. He made 9 tackles and had 3 sacks. In 2007, he posted a sack and 9 QB hurries while playing in 10 games, notching 49 tackles in limited action. He spent the entire 2008 season on the injured reserve list after injuring his knee in the first preseason game against Seattle.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

He was traded to the Browns on October 5, 2010 for a late round 2012 draft pick. He did not play a game for the Browns in 2010, but signed a two-year contract on July 29, 2011 with Cleveland. He was released on March 16, 2012.[1]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Mitchell signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on June 4, 2012. He left the team during training camp on August 8,[2] and was released on August 10.


  1. ^ Browns release defensive end Jayme Mitchell
  2. ^ Gantt, Darin (August 8, 2012). "Jayme Mitchell leaves Bucs camp, unhappy with role". profootballtalk.com. Retrieved 2012-08-21.

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