Tevin Mitchel

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Tevin Mitchel
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1992-08-03) August 3, 1992 (age 27)
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
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Tevin Mitchel (born August 3, 1992) is a gridiron football cornerback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at the University of Arkansas.

Professional career[edit]

Washington Redskins[edit]

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.[2] He would join his college teammate, linebacker Martrell Spaight, who was drafted earlier in the fifth round.[3] He signed a four-year, $2.4 million contract on May 11, 2015.[4][5] After tearing the labrum in his left shoulder, the Redskins waived/injured him on August 5, 2015.[6][7]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

A day after being waived/injured by the Redskins, Mitchel was claimed by the Indianapolis Colts on August 6, 2015.[8]

On September 3, 2016, Mitchel was placed on injured reserve.[9] 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.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on January 2, 2017.[11]

On August 23, 2017, Mitchel was waived/injured by the Colts and placed on injured reserve.[12] He was released on September 26, 2017.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On October 24, 2017, Mitchel was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[13] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Raiders on January 2, 2018.[14] He was waived/injured on August 21, 2018 and was placed on injured reserve.[15]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Mitchel signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on May 7, 2019. He was released on March 4, 2020.[16]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Mitchel signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on March 6, 2020.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Mitchel's father, Eric, is a retired quarterback that was drafted 165th overall by the New England Patriots in the 1989 NFL Draft.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hogshaven.com/2015/5/19/8625857/redskins-2015-draft-class-predictions-tevin-mitchel
  2. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 2, 2015). "Redskins Add Three In Sixth Round Of Draft". Redskins.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Kring-Schreifels, Jake (May 7, 2015). "Mitchel's Transition Aided By Father, Teammate". Redskins.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "Nine Redskins Draft Picks Agree To Terms". Redskins.com. May 11, 2015. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  5. ^ Jones, Mike (May 8, 2015). "Redskins agree to terms with draft picks Mitchel, Reiter". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Keim, John (August 3, 2015). "Redskins rookie CB Tevin Mitchel likely out for season". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  7. ^ Walker, Andrew (August 5, 2015). "Redskins Sign Cornerbacks McCann, Hoskey". Redskins.com. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  8. ^ Jones, Mike (August 6, 2015). "Colts claim injured Redskins draft pick Tevin Mitchel". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  9. ^ Bowen, Kevin (September 3, 2016). "Colts Make Final Cuts, Assemble 53-Man Roster". Colts.com. Archived from the original on August 14, 2017.
  10. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". November 1, 2016.
  11. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Sign Seven Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". Blogs.Colts.com. January 2, 2017.
  12. ^ "Colts Activate Brian Schwenke; Sign Linebacker Darnell Sankey". Colts.com. August 23, 2017. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017.
  13. ^ "Raiders Sign Cornerback Tevin Mitchel To Practice Squad". Raiders.com. October 24, 2017.
  14. ^ "Raiders Announce Reserve/Future Signings". Raiders.com. January 2, 2018. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018.
  15. ^ "Raiders claim Antwuan Davis". Raiders.com. August 21, 2018.
  16. ^ "Tiger-Cats Sign Six Americans, Including Defensive End Krump". TiCats.ca. March 4, 2020. Retrieved March 5, 2020.
  17. ^ "Riders Sign American DB, Tevin Mitchel". Riderville.com. March 6, 2020. Retrieved March 13, 2020.

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