Tevin Mitchel

Tevin Mitchel (born August 3, 1992) is a gridiron football cornerback who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Arkansas.

Tevin Mitchel
Free agent
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1992-08-03) August 3, 1992 (age 28)
Little Rock, AR
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Mansfield Legacy
(Mansfield, Texas)
College:Arkansas
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

In the 2015 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins had three picks in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Redskins drafted Mitchel with their second sixth round pick.[1] He would join his college teammate, linebacker Martrell Spaight, who was drafted earlier in the fifth round.[2] He signed a four-year, $2.4 million contract on May 11, 2015.[3][4] After tearing the labrum in his left shoulder, the Redskins waived/injured him on August 5, 2015.[5][6]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

A day after being waived/injured by the Redskins, Mitchel was claimed by the Indianapolis Colts on August 6, 2015.[7]

On September 3, 2016, Mitchel was placed on injured reserve.[8] On September 9, he was released from the Colts' injured reserve with an injury settlement. He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 1, 2016.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on January 2, 2017.[10]

On August 23, 2017, Mitchel was waived/injured by the Colts and placed on injured reserve.[11] He was released on September 26, 2017.

Oakland RaidersEdit

On October 24, 2017, Mitchel was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Raiders on January 2, 2018.[13] He was waived/injured on August 21, 2018 and was placed on injured reserve.[14]

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

Mitchel signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on May 7, 2019. He was released on March 4, 2020.[15]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

Mitchel signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on March 6, 2020.[16] After the CFL canceled the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mitchel chose to opt-out of his contract with the Roughriders on August 28, 2020.[17]

Personal lifeEdit

Mitchel's father, Eric, is a retired quarterback that was drafted 165th overall by the New England Patriots in the 1989 NFL Draft.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2015). "Redskins Add Three In Sixth Round Of Draft". Redskins.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Kring-Schreifels, Jake (May 7, 2015). "Mitchel's Transition Aided By Father, Teammate". Redskins.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Nine Redskins Draft Picks Agree To Terms". Redskins.com. May 11, 2015. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Jones, Mike (May 8, 2015). "Redskins agree to terms with draft picks Mitchel, Reiter". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  5. ^ Keim, John (August 3, 2015). "Redskins rookie CB Tevin Mitchel likely out for season". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  6. ^ Walker, Andrew (August 5, 2015). "Redskins Sign Cornerbacks McCann, Hoskey". Redskins.com. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  7. ^ Jones, Mike (August 6, 2015). "Colts claim injured Redskins draft pick Tevin Mitchel". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  8. ^ Bowen, Kevin (September 3, 2016). "Colts Make Final Cuts, Assemble 53-Man Roster". Colts.com. Archived from the original on August 14, 2017.
  9. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". November 1, 2016.
  10. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Sign Seven Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". Blogs.Colts.com. January 2, 2017.
  11. ^ "Colts Activate Brian Schwenke; Sign Linebacker Darnell Sankey". Colts.com. August 23, 2017. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017.
  12. ^ "Raiders Sign Cornerback Tevin Mitchel To Practice Squad". Raiders.com. October 24, 2017.
  13. ^ "Raiders Announce Reserve/Future Signings". Raiders.com. January 2, 2018. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018.
  14. ^ "Raiders claim Antwuan Davis". Raiders.com. August 21, 2018.
  15. ^ "Tiger-Cats Sign Six Americans, Including Defensive End Krump". TiCats.ca. March 4, 2020. Retrieved March 5, 2020.
  16. ^ "Riders Sign American DB, Tevin Mitchel". Riderville.com. March 6, 2020. Retrieved March 13, 2020.
  17. ^ "Riders release Cameron Judge, three others". CFL.ca. August 28, 2020. Retrieved August 29, 2020.

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