|56 Scott Mitchell
Clip File: Mitchell Tabbed #2 on CFL Draft Prospect List
Scott Mitchell on 1560 The Game 8/31/10
Mitchell Added to Lombardi Watch List
Fixture at left tackle for the Owls since midway through the 2007 season, and a top candidate for post season honors heading into his senior year before a foot injury ended his career in week eight.
Made his 38th consecutive start against UCF, but suffered a season-ending injury to his foot during the game to bring his Owls' career to a close... Named to the Rotary Lombardi Award preseason Watch List and a consensus preseason All C-USA selection (Coaches, Phil Steele)... Named to Dave Campbell's Texas Football All Texas Offense preseason first team... Tabbed by the CFL web site as the #2 CFL draft prospect at the start of the year.
Earned second-team All C-USA honors from the league's coaches, and from Phil Steele... Made his 30th consecutive start in the Bayou Bucket battle with Houston... Returned to his familiar left tackle spot at SMU after making four starts at right tackle as the Owls shuffled their offensive line lineup due to injuries... Had made 22 consecutive starts at left tackle... Made his 19th career start at UAB before celebrating his 20th birthday five days later... Second team All C-USA preseason selection by the media in a poll conducted by the New Orleans Times Picayune... Named to Dave Campbell's Texas Football All Texas Offense preseason second team.
Put together a solid season at left tackle. Started all 13 games, and closed out the regular season by holding Conference USA's Defensive Player of the Year, Phillip Hunt of Houston, to just one tackle (a sack on the last play of the first half).
All C-USA Freshman selection by conference coaches... Made his debut at left tackle against Texas Tech... also saw action as a reserve in the next two games and then made his starting debut at Marshall at left tackle...Went on to start the final five games of the year.
St. Mark Catholic High School
2007 graduate of St. Mark Catholic High School in Manotick, Ontario... Late addition to the Owls 2007 recruiting class... All City and All Regional selection while playing both offensive and defensive tackle for the Lions, who finished the seson 11-0... Voted team MVP... St. Mark won the OFSAA Bowl (Ottawa Federation of School Athletic Associations) to wrap up its season... Started at defensive tackle for Canada at the NFL Global Junior Football Championships, held as part of Super Bowl XLI, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL... Canada won the gold medal, defeating the team from the US... Also played basketball and rugby in high school, as well as hockey at the club level.
Full Name: Scott David Jackson Mitchell ... Born: September 10, 1989 at Montreal, Quebec... Parents: Bruce and Valerie Mitchell, Ottawa... (one brother, one sister)... sister (Seanna) has represented Canada at several international swimming competitions and won a bronze medal as a member of its 4x100 freestyle relay... Rice major: Sports Management.