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Mel Mitchell III (born February 10, 1979) is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Kentucky.

Mel Mitchell
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Personal information
Born: (1979-02-10) February 10, 1979 (age 40)
Rockledge, Florida
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Rockledge (FL)
College:Western Kentucky
NFL Draft:2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Mitchell also played for the New England Patriots.

College careerEdit

At Western Kentucky University, Mitchell started all 36 games and totaling 288 tackles, seven interceptions, 1.5 sacks, 21 passes defensed, and returned 20 kickoffs. He majored in physical education.

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