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#86 Chris Mitchell
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Marrero, La.
High School: John Ehret HS
Born: 12/25/1986
Chris Mitchell Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/20/2010

CAREER
A four-year letterwinner for the Tigers from 2006-09 ... Played in 43 games, starting 11 times ... Finished career with 24 receptions for 239 yards and two TDs.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Key component when LSU went to three-receiver set ... Played in 12 games with four starts ... Caught at least one pass in seven games ... Had his best season with the Tigers, finishing the year with 10 catches for 65 yards ... Best outing came at Ole Miss with four catches for 25 yards ... Had a 19-yard reception vs. Louisiana Tech  ... Caught a pass in five-straight games from Louisiana-Lafayette contest in week 3 through the Auburn game in week 7.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Turned in the most productive season of his career registering eight catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns ... Saw action in 12 games with four starts ... Starts came against Tulane, North Texas, Mississippi State and Florida Caught one pass for 12 yards against Georgia ... Hauled in his first career touchdown on a 39-yard bomb from Jarrett Lee in the third quarter that ignited comeback at Auburn ... Finished with one catch for eight yards against South Carolina ... Caught one pass for six yards and a touchdown with five seconds left before halftime against Florida ... Established new career highs in receptions (4) and yards (50) in win versus North Texas.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Earned playing time in 11 of the Tigers’ 14 games and recorded three starts ... Missed both the Auburn and Kentucky games with an injury ... Caught five passes for 56 yards on the year ... Pulled in three passes for 32 yards against Tulane ... Had one catch versus both Mississippi State and Kentucky.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Played in eight games with no starts ... Recorded one catch for a 3-yard gain against Arizona in the second week of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the most versatile athletes in the state of Louisiana as a senior in 2005 ... Played quarterback, wide receiver, safety, punter and kick returner as a senior at John Ehret ... Team only played six games in 2005 due to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina ... Accounted for 15 touchdowns in his senior season en route to earning all-state honors ... Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, Tom Lemming’s Top 100 Football Recruits, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list ... Had 65 catches for more than 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior ... A two-time all-district, all-metro and all-state selection ... Also a track and field standout ... Coached by Billy North.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher Laver Mitchell ... Goes by Chris ... Mom is Carolyn Mitchell ... Has six siblings – Vernon, Dewayne, Kijuanna, Anniska, Jabarre, and Ciearre ... Born Dec. 25, 1986, in New Orleans ... Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communication studies and sociology.

CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 4, twice
Yards: 50 vs. North Texas, 2008
Touchdowns: 1, twice
Long: 39 vs. Auburn, 2008

MITCHELL’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

 

 

Year

G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG

2006

8-0
1
3
0
3

2007

11-3
5
56
0
16

2008

12-4

8

115

2

39

2009

12-4
10
65
0
19

Totals

43-11
24
239
2
39
Halliburton
Aarons
Blue Runner