Johnny Mitchell

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Johnny Mitchell
No. 86
Position: Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-01-20) January 20, 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 159
Receiving yards: 2,103
Receiving TDs: 16
Stats at

Johnny Mitchell, Jr. (born January 20, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the first round (fifteenth overall) of the 1992 NFL Draft.

Mitchell graduated from Simeon Career Academy (then known as Simeon Vocational High School) in 1989.

He is currently serving as a studio analyst for British television channel Sky Sports on their live NFL coverage, as well on ESPN Brasil and is the head coach for the Coritiba Crocodiles.[1]

Mitchell now also works part-time at Scarisbrick Hall School teaching young people American Football and Baseball. In the football season 2013/14 he won with the Coritiba Crocodiles the National Football Championship in Brasil. For the Coritiba Crocodiles the first Championship success after failures in the half finale and finale as well. He also brought part-time based a lot of fun to Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten and even Nursery children's from the International School of Curitiba with teaching T-ball.