32 Brandon Mitchell

Brandon Mitchell Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
DB, FS, ST
Birthday
10/26/1983
Hometown
Atlanta, GA
High School
Mays
Height
6'3"
Weight
190
Current Team
Ohio State
Seasons
2002, 2003, 2004

Major: Political Science (2003-04)

Weight: 205 (2004), 190 (2003)

2004 Media Guide: Talented young player that gives Ohio State several options in the defensive secondary … can play safety or nickel back … started the first three games of the 2003 season and played in a total of 11 games … notched his first collegiate interception in the Buckeyes’ win vs. North Carolina State … also a valuable member of the special teams … has quickly developed a reputation as an outstanding hitter and is one of the players OSU fans now look for on kickoff coverage … a two-time OSU Scholar Athlete.

2003 Season: Finished the season with 19 tackles, including 12 solos … started at free safety in the season opener vs. Washington and had three tackles and one pass break up … started again a week later vs. San Diego State and recorded six tackles, including five solo stops, a TFL and a fumble recovery … started at nickel back in week three vs. North Carolina State and played a season-high 25 minutes.

2003 Media Guide: Brandon Mitchell is a talented young defender who will figure in the rotation at safety this fall … was redshirted last year … is a physical player with a fine work ethic and nose for the ball … has good size and excellent speed to go along with outstanding strength … heads into the fall at free safety, but can play either of the safety positions … also expected to make a significant contribution on special teams … is a good young player, who will become even better as he gains experience.

2002 Season: Redshirted.

High School: Regarded as one of the top all-around athletes in Georgia … played both wide receiver and defensive back … had 34 receptions for 703 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior and was listed by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as one of the top five receivers in the state … also had 65 tackles and nine interceptions last year … selected to play in the Florida-Georgia All-Star game and had six tackles … also ran track and is a standout in both the 200- and 400-meter runs … high school coach – Floyd Mack.

Personal: Parents are Ida and Marquis Mitchell … siblings are DJ, David, Leonard and Michell … lists winning the city championship when he was 8-years old as his favorite football memory to date … favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers … his favorite place on campus is Ohio Stadium … favorite sportscaster is ESPN’s Stuart Scott … loves to shop … favorite Ohio State tradition is Script Ohio … born Oct. 26, 1983.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2003Ohio State1131912711000010300
2004Ohio State122158700000010200
Total-23534201411000020500