Kenny Mixon

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Kenny Mixon
No. 79
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-05-31) May 31, 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth: Sun Valley, California
Career information
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 302
Sacks: 18.5
Interceptions: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Kenneth Jermaine Mixon (born May 31, 1975) is a former National Football League (NFL) defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings and the Miami Dolphins.

High school career[edit]

Mixon attended Pineville High School in Pineville, Louisiana. While there, he was an All-District selection, the District M.V.P., an All-State pick, and he won Central Louisiana Player of the Year honors. He was also a track and field star, competing in the shot put, and was a hurdler.

College career[edit]

Mixon attended Louisiana State University, where he completed his career with 10 sacks, 100 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 forced fumble.

Professional career[edit]

Mixon began his career with Miami Dolphins in 1998, being selected in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft, 49th overall. He has played with the Vikings since 2002.

In August 2004, Mixon was suspended by the NFL for two games for violating the league's substance abuse policy after being convicted of DUI. In April 2005, he was released by the Vikings.

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries
1998 MIA 16 36 23 13 2.0 0 0
1999 MIA 11 10 4 6 0.0 0 0
2000 MIA 16 43 24 19 2.5 1 1
2001 MIA 16 44 25 19 2.0 0 0
2002 MIN 16 71 45 26 4.5 0 0
2003 MIN 16 52 42 10 5.0 4 0
2004 MIN 14 46 28 18 2.5 0 0
Career 105 302 191 111 18.5 5 1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenny Mixon Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 24 June 2014.