Carlton Mitchell

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Carlton Mitchell
Carlton Mitchell 2015.jpg
Mitchell with the Atlanta Falcons
No. -- Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-06) April 6, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Tampa (FL) Gaither
College: South Florida
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 177
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Receptions: 3
Receiving yards: 31
Receiving touchdowns: 0
Stats at

Carlton Mitchell (born April 6, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Florida.

College career[edit]

Mitchell played college football at South Florida, where he was the school's career leader in receiving yards until his record was broken by Andre Davis in 2014. He announced on January 9, 2010 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] Mitchell is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Mitchell was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

In the 2010 NFL Season he played in five games as a rookie. In 2011 he played in eleven games catching three passes.

On August 26, 2012, Mitchell was released by the Browns after being hampered by a leg injury in training camp.[2]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Mitchell was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 21, 2012.[3]

He was released on November 24, 2012.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Mitchell signed with the Dallas Cowboys on January 7, 2013. He was released on May 29, 2013.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On June 4, 2013, Mitchell signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Buccaneers.[4]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

On October 14, 2013 Mitchell signed with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Ottawa Redblacks[edit]

In the 2013 CFL Expansion Draft, Mitchell was selected with the 6th pick in the first round.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Mitchell was a member of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2015 pre-season, but did not survive the finals cuts as he was released on September 5th, 2015.[5]


  1. ^ Source: Mitchell to enter draft
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Jaguars place QB Gabbert on IR, ending his season". Yahoo! Sports. 2012-11-21. Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Bucs Add TE Shanahan, Begin Roster Reduction". August 26, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "FALCONS REACH 52-MAN ROSTER". September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 

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