Marko Mitchell # prospect in 2009 NFL Draft.
Marko Mitchell NFL Draft Bio
Marko Terrell Mitchell (born March 11, 1985) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a Free Agent. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack.
Mitchell has also been a member of the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings.
He initially attended Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi, but did not play on the football team. Mitchell said the school promised him an athletic scholarship, but gave it to someone else. The following year, he transferred to Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona, where he played football. He recorded 34 receptions for 719 yards and eight touchdowns for an average of 21.1 yards per catch.
He transferred to the University of Nevada, Reno, and played on the football team starting in the 2006 season. That year, he saw action in all 13 games including seven starts. Against Northwestern, he recorded a season-high of six catches. He compiled two receptions for 72 yards against Utah State. He also scored against Arizona State, Idaho, and Louisiana Tech. In the 2006 MPC Computers Bowl against Miami, Mitchell recorded the Wolf Pack's only touchdown with one reception for 27 yards.
In 2007, he recorded 53 receptions for 1,129 yards and eight touchdowns, and led the team in each category. His 21.3 yards per catch ranked the second-highest average in the nation after Brennan Marion of Tulsa. Mitchell's 86.8 receiving yards per game ranked the sixth-best in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and 23rd in the nation. He also ranked tenth in the WAC with 4.08 receptions per game. Against San Jose State, he recorded 144 yards and a career-first two touchdowns. He also recorded at least 100 receiving yards against Fresno State, Boise State, New Mexico State.
Going into the 2008 season, he was named a Phil Steele's preseason first-team All-WAC, Athlon Sports preseason second-team All-WAC, and Lindy's preseason second-team All-WAC. Mitchell saw action in all 13 games and compiled 61 receptions for 1,141 yards and ten touchdowns. He recorded 100-yard games against Texas Tech, Idaho, Utah State, Louisiana Tech, and against Maryland in the 2008 Humanitarian Bowl. After the season, he was named to the All-WAC first team.
Draft Year: 2009
|Pre-Rank||Prospect Name||Position Played||Height||Weight|
|Marko Mitchell||Wide Receiver||6 ft 4 in||218 lbs|
|7||243||Washington Redskins||Nevada||Port Huron, Michigan|
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