Mitchell with the Houston Texans in 2012
|No. -- San Francisco 49ers|
|Date of birth:||September 25, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Houston, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
|High school:||Houston (TX) North Shore|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 81|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Earl Mitchell (born September 25, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona.
Mitchell attended the University of Arizona from 2006 to 2009.
On February 17, 2017, Mitchell was released by the Dolphins.
San Francisco 49ers
|Year||Team||GP||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||FR||FR YDS||INT||IR YDS||AVG IR||LNG||TD||PD|
Mitchell was born and raised in Houston, moving around with his mother, who separated from his father. His grandmother sometimes provided a home for him in the Trinity Garden neighborhood, but she died when Mitchell was fourteen. His father died during Mitchell's senior year in college.
- Houston Texans draft Arizona's Earl Mitchell with 81st pick in NFL draft
- Dolphins add Albert, Earl Mitchell
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