35 Mike Mitchell

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Cornerback   1984-1985

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Houston Gamblers All-Time Team Member

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Original Radio Broadcast - April 21, 1984

Houston Gamblers vs. Arizona Wranglers

Mitchell Intercepts Landry Toss!


Born: October 18, 1961, Waco, Texas

Height: 5-10     Weight: 175

College: Howard Payne University

Acquired: USFL rights traded by the Gunslingers to the Gamblers for rights to wide receiver Glenn Starks on Aug. 26, 1983. Signed by the Gamblers on Sept. 5, 1983

Pro Bio: (1984 season) One of the few Gamblers to start all 18 games... Credited with 60 solo tackles, 22 assists, one QB sack and three interceptions... All three interceptions came on the road, against Chicago, Michigan and Denver... The sack was versus Express quarterback Steve Young... Had eight tackles and three assists against the Federals.

Played with the Houston Oilers during their 1983 training camp.

College Bio: Four-year letterman at Howard Payne from 1979-82... Intercepted three passes in ten games in 1982, and was the team's fourth-leading tackler with 61... Also deflected six passes and had a fumble recovery... Second-team All-LSC selection in 1982... Team captain his senior year... Also ran track as a sophomore.

Personal: Two-sport letterman at Richfield High School in Waco, TX... Won two letters each in track and football... First-team All-District football selection for two consecutive years... General business major at Howard Payne... Enjoys fishing and drawing.