Loewen appeared in five games and started at tight end in the 19-15 win vs. Tulsa. He recorded one tackle at Mississippi State. He also saw action vs. Ole Miss, at No. 12 South Carolina and vs. No. 8 LSU.
He worked with the Arkansas scout team while redshirting.
He played linebacker for coach Robert Watson at Lahainaluna High School on the island of Maui in Hawaii. He was named the Maui Interscholastic League Defensive Player of the Year after his senior season in which he collected 140 tackles, 10 sacks, and two interceptions. During his junior year, he recorded 111 tackles, six sacks and three interceptions for the Lunas.
He is the son of Chuck and Paula Loewen and has a brother, Cole. His father played offensive line for San Diego from 1980-84 after being drafted by the Chargers in the seventh round of the 1980 NFL Draft. Mitchell was named to the Razorback Honor Roll for his work in the classroom in the fall of 2011.