Clint Mitchell

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Clint Mitchell
Position: Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-09-21) September 21, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth: Austin, Texas
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Clearwater (FL) Countryside
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 7 / Pick: 227
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Clint Mitchell (born September 21, 1980) is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) and two other professional leagues during the early 2000s. Mitchell played college football for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL and the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League.

Early years[edit]

Mitchell was born in Austin, Texas in 1980. He attended Countryside High School in Clearwater, Florida, where he played high school football for the Countryside Cougars.

College career[edit]

Mitchell received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Steve Spurrier and coach Ron Zook's Florida Gators football teams from 1999 to 2002. He was an honorable mention All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection at defensive end in 2002.[1]

Professional career[edit]

The Denver Broncos selected Mitchell in the seventh round (227th pick overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft,[2] and he played one season for the Broncos in 2003.[3] He also played for the Amsterdam Admirals in 2005 and the Tampa Bay Storm in 2007.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, History, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 153 (2009). Retrieved July 17, 2010.
  2. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 2003 National Football League Draft. Retrieved July 17, 2010.
  3. ^ National Football League, All-Time Players, Clint Mitchell. Retrieved July 17, 2010

Bibliography[edit]

  • Carlson, Norm, University of Florida Football Vault: The History of the Florida Gators, Whitman Publishing, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia (2007). ISBN 0-7948-2298-3.
  • Golenbock, Peter, Go Gators! An Oral History of Florida's Pursuit of Gridiron Glory, Legends Publishing, LLC, St. Petersburg, Florida (2002). ISBN 0-9650782-1-3.
  • Hairston, Jack, Tales from the Gator Swamp: A Collection of the Greatest Gator Stories Ever Told, Sports Publishing, LLC, Champaign, Illinois (2002). ISBN 1-58261-514-4.