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#87 Jared Mitchell
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 192 lbs.
Class: Freshman
Experience: High School
City/State: New Iberia, La.
High School: Westgate HS
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Jared Mitchell Bio - Football
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/01/2009

One of LSU’s elite two-sport standouts who plays wide receiver on the football team and serves as a starting outfielder for the national champion baseball team ... The No. 23 overall pick of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago White Sox ... Became LSU’s first first-round draft choice in baseball since Aaron Hill in 2003 ... Named the 2009 College World Series Most Outstanding Player after leading the Tigers’ to a sixth national title ... Joined Chad Jones as the only two players in history to win a BCS national title and College World Series championship ... Also became just the second and third athletes to win national titles in multiple sports at LSU ... Did not participate in spring football drills in 2009 ... Opted to enroll at LSU to play both football and baseball despite being selected in the 10th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Minnesota Twins ... Owns five career starts with action in 32 games on the gridiron.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Saw action in all 12 games as a backup wide receiver ... Pulled in nine catches for 106 yards ... Caught one pass for a season-long 21 yards against Ole Miss ... Reeled in one pass for 15 yards against Troy and caught one pass for 19 yards against Appalachian State ... Hauled in two passes for 16 yards against North Texas ... Pulled in two catches for 16 yards against Auburn ... Tied a season high with two catches for 19 yards in the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Georgia Tech.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Played in 12 of the Tigers’ 14 games with five starts ... Pulled in 13 catches for 143 yards ... Had a breakout game in his first career start against Middle Tennessee, catching a team-leading and career-high six passes for 82 yards ... Notched two catches go for 30 yards against Florida.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Played in eight games as a true freshman ... Had two catches on the year ... Pulled in a career-long 22-yard grab against Arizona ... Had 3-yard catch against Tulane ... Returned one kickoff 20 yards.

LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2009)
A consensus five-tool player as rated by Baseball America who was the 23rd overall pick of the Chicago White Sox in the first round of the 2009 Major League Draft ... One of the nation’s elite players who started 66 games and played in 67 games in the outfield ... Batted .327 (74-of-226) with 11 homers, 50 RBI and 64 runs scored on the season ... Stole 36 bases on 45 attempts, which ranked second in single-season school history ... Ranked No. 2 on LSU’s all-time stolen base list with 69, four shy of tying the school record of 73 ... Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2009 College World Series following the Tigers’ sixth national championship ... Hit .348 (8-for-23) with a triple, two doubles, two homers and seven RBI in six games at the CWS ... Crushed a two-out, three-run homer that put LSU in front in the first inning of the deciding Game 3 of the CWS Championship Series against Texas ... With LSU trailing 3-1 in the sixth inning of Game 1 versus Texas, delivered a clutch two-out, two-run triple to tie the game, a contest the Tigers ultimately won ... Voted to the 2009 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament team after hitting .455 (5-for-11) with one homer, two RBI and four runs.

LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2008)
Hit .297 (52-for-175) with six homers, 29 RBI and 44 runs in 52 games with 42 starts ... Made the move from centerfield to left field ... Batted .429 (6-for-14) in the NCAA Super Regional versus UC Irvine with a homer, three RBI and three runs ... Made two incredible diving catches during the NCAA Tournament, one of which was on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays ... Scored the game-winning run in LSU’s remarkable ninth-inning comeback versus Rice at the College World Series ... Scored from second base on a sacrifice fly at Auburn on May 17 ... Delivered an inside the park home run on March 8 versus Stetson, the first by an LSU player since 1999.

LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2007)
Played and started 55 games in baseball during the spring of 2007 ... Batted .258 (54-for-209) with three home runs and 21 RBI ... Added eight doubles and a triple ... Led the Tigers in stolen bases (18) and runs (41) ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 26 for his play in three-game series against Central Florida ... Made a spectacular game-ending catch in center field to preserve LSU’s 5-3 win at Arkansas on May 6; he leaped and caught a fly ball at the top of the wall that would have tied the game in the bottom of the ninth inning.

HIGH SCHOOL
Considered the top wide receiver prospect in the state of Louisiana by many recruiting publications ... Played quarterback for Westgate ... A threat to score every time he touches the ball ... Led Westgate to the Class 5A quarterfinals in 2005 ... Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list, and the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team ... Also named the Class 5A Offensive MVP in 2005 after passing for 1,720 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushing for 834 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Accounted for well over 2,000 total yards as a junior ... Coached by Craig Brodie.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jared Christopher Mitchell ... Parents are Craig and Debra Mitchell ... Has one brother, Derek ... Born Oct. 13, 1988, in New Iberia ... Majoring in general studies with concentrations in business administration, communication studies and sociology.

MITCHELL’S CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions:
6 vs. MTSU, 2007
Yards: 82 vs. MTSU, 2007
Touchdowns: 0
Long: 32 vs. MTSU, 2007

MITCHELL'S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2006
8-0
2
25
0
22
2007
12-5
13
143
0
32
2008

12-0

9

106

0

21

2009

Totals

32-5
24
274
0
32

MITCHELL'S CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2006
8-0
0
0
0
0
2007
12-5
0
0
0
0
2008

12-0

1

-4

0

-4

2009

Totals

32-5
1
-4
0
-4

MITCHELL'S CAREER PUNT RETURN AND KICKOFF RETURN STATS

KICKOFF RETURNS
PUNT RETURNS
Year
No.
Yds.
Avg.
TD
LG
No.
Yds.
Avg.
TD
LG
2006
1
20
20.0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
2007
1
3
3.0
0
3
4
19
4.8
0
8
2008

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2009                    
TOTALS
2
23
11.5
0
3
4
19
4.8
0
8
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