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John Mitchell
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John  Mitchell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Lawton Chiles

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
04/03/1998

Major:
Biological Science - pre-med

04/22/2017

Defense Wins First Spring Game under the Direction of Lane Kiffin, 62-33

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04/11/2017

Owls' Football Has Four Practices Remaining Prior to 2017 Spring Game

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04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

04/04/2017

Owls Football Hits the Spring Midway Mark

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03/30/2017

Practice Five is in the Books for FAU Football

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At FAU
True Freshman (2016)

  • Had one reception, a 13 yarder, in the season opening victory over SIU
  • Had a four-yard catch versus UM
  • Recorded a catch for four yards at Kansas State
  • Saw action versus Ball State
  • Part of the offensive scheme versus FIU and Charlotte
  • Saw action at Marshall
  • Played both on offense and on special teams versus WKU and recorded two catches for a total of eight yards
  • Had a 33-yard scoring reception versus Rice. His first collegiate score
  • Saw action in the UTEP victory
  • Worked with the offensive unit and special teams versus ODU

High School

  • Played for Garrett Jahn (Jahn was FAU's inaugural game starting quarterback in 2001), at Lawton Chiles High School
  • He broke the record for receiving yards in a single-season with 1,125 (58 receptions) and for touchdowns with eight
  • Tallied the third most receiving yards in a Florida 7A school for the 2015 season
  • Listed seventh among all high school players
  • Ended the year averaging 19.4 yards per catch and 102.3 yards per game
  • Two-time Lawton Chiles MVP and recipient of the Offensive Pride of the Pack Award
  • Earned 2015 All-Big Bend following his senior campaign and was named first-team all-state
  • Named the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Wide Receiver of the Year and earned Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Scholar Athlete of the Week
  • Participated in the North vs South Florida All-Star Game


Personal

  • Biological Science - pre-med major
  • Son of Reggie and Cheryl Mitchell
  • Born April 3, 1998 in Tallahassee, Fla

Game-by-Game
2016: SIU (Rec: 1-13); Miami (FL) (Rec: 1-4); Kansas State (Rec: 1-4); WKU (Rec: 2-8); Rice (Rec: 1-33, 1 TD)

Career

Receptions: 2 WKU (10/29/16)
Receiving Yards: 44 Rice (11/5/16)
Receiving TDs:  1 Rice (11/5/16)

2016 Game Highs
Receptions: 2 WKU (10/29/16)
Receiving Yards: 33 Rice (11/5/16)
Receiving TDs: 1 Rice (11/5/16)

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