2017 NFL Draft

Tevin Mitchel,

School:  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Mansfield, TX
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Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Mitchel has appeared in 32 games with 24 starts and recorded 137 tackles, 5.0 for loss, 10 pass breakups, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions.
2013 Season
Mitchel saw action in 11 games and made 10 starts, recording 47 tackles, 3.0 for loss, one interception and five pass breakups ... he opened the season with seven tackles in Arkansas' 34-14 victory over Louisiana ... he made one tackle in the 31-21 win vs. Samford ... he made seven tackles in a 24-3 victory vs. Southern Miss ... the next week at Rutgers, he matched the tackles total and added two pass breakups and one interception that he returned 26 yards for a touchdown ... he recorded three tackles and one pass breakup vs. No. 10 Texas A&M ... at No. 18 Florida, he registered five tackles, including a career-high 2.0 for loss, and one pass breakup ... he made six tackles and two pass breakups vs. No. 14 South Carolina ... he recorded five tackles in consecutive games at No. 1 Alabama and vs. No. 8 Auburn ... he made one tackle at Ole Miss and ended the season with an appearance at No. 15 LSU.
2012 Season
Mitchel played in eight games and made seven starts, recording 34 tackles, 0.5 for loss, four pass breakups, two forced fumbles and one interception. He had six tackles and one pass breakup in the season-opening 49-24 win vs. Jacksonville State. He recorded a season-high eight tackles, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup vs. ULM before suffering an injury in the fourth quarter and being forced to miss the next four games. He returned in the 49-7 victory vs. Kentucky and made two tackles. He had three tackles and one pass breakup vs. Ole Miss. He notched seven tackles, 0.5 for loss, and one pass breakup in a 19-15 win vs. Tulsa. He made two tackles and one interception at No. 12 South Carolina. He grabbed a fumble recovery at Mississippi State and recorded six tackles in the season finale vs. No. 8 LSU.
2011 Season
Appeared in all 13 games and made seven starts, including each of the final six games, during his true freshman campaign. He was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after collecting 56 tackles, with 1.5 for loss, one pass breakup and one fumble recovery. His tackles total ranked third among SEC freshmen and sixth on the team. He made a career-high 13 tackles and one fumble recovery in the come-from-behind 42-38 win vs. No. 14 Texas A&M. The next week, he earned his first start and was named SEC Freshman of the Week following a seven-tackle performance in a 38-14 victory vs. No. 15 Auburn. He made his collegiate debut with one tackle in the season-opening 51-7 win vs. Missouri State. The next week, he collected four tackles in a 52-3 win vs. New Mexico. He made five tackles in the 38-28 win vs. Troy. He made five tackles in a 29-24 victory at Ole Miss and recorded two tackles in each of the next two games, a 31-28 win vs. Vanderbilt and a 44-28 victory vs. No. 10 South Carolina. He made six tackles, 0.5 for loss, in the 49-7 win vs. Tennessee. He registered three tackles in the 44-17 victory vs. Mississippi State. At No. 1 LSU, he made five tackles. He wrapped up his season with three tackles, including a career-high 1.0 for loss, and one pass breakup in helping Arkansas defeat No. 11 Kansas State 29-16 in the AT&T Cotton Bowl.
High School
A U.S. Army All-American and Rivals250 selection, Mitchel was coached by Chris Melson at Legacy High School where he made 75 tackles in 2010. Considered the No. 24 overall recruit in the state of Texas, the 160th overall recruit in the country and 13th-best cornerback prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, Mitchel snagged a 60-yard touchdown pass on the offensive side of the ball. He was ranked as the 26th-best cornerback prospect in the nation by Scout.com. The Dallas Morning News and Houston Chronicle each ranked Mitchel in its top 100 listing of prospects from the state of Texas. He was voted second-team all-state and was an all-district second-team selection at free safety in Class 5A District Five. Mitchel chose the Razorbacks after also considering Nebraska, among other offers.
Born Aug. 3, 1992, he is the son of Eric and Tana Mitchel. His father played football collegiately for Oklahoma and was taken in the sixth round of the 1989 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.

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