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Dustin Mitchell

Hometown:
Lutcher, La.

High School:
Lutcher HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
TE

Experience:
4L

Dustin Mitchell

2009: Played in all 12 games, seeing action at tight end and fullback... Caught 21 passes for 216 yards on the year... Caught one pass for eight yards at Auburn (9/5) while also recording one tackle... Returned a kick at Navy (9/12) for 10 yards... Caught four passes for a career-high 53 yards against Nicholls State (9/19)... Also against Nicholls State, returned three kicks for 44 yards... Caught two passes for 21 yards at Nevada (10/9)... Caught one pass for 14 yards against New Mexico State (10/17)... Recorded one catch for five yards at Utah State (10/24) on a play late in the game that fell three yards short of converting a third down on what could have been the game-winning drive... Caught one pass for one yard at Idaho (10/31)... Recorded a four-yard reception and returned one kickoff for nine yards against No. 5 Boise State (11/6)... At No. 9 LSU (11/14), recorded 37 receiving yards on five catches... Caught two passes for 16 yards at Fresno State (11/21)... Recorded a season-high 57 receiving yards on three catches with a career-long 41-yard reception against San Jose State (12/5).

2008: Started seven games while seeing action in 13 for the Bulldogs ... Recorded seven catches for 112 yards and one touchdown ... Had a 35-yard touchdown reception against San Jose State 11/8/08

2007: Started nine games and played in all 12...pulled in 29 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns...also served as a blocking fullback and on special teams...had a career-high five receptions against New Mexico State and LSU...had 48 yards receiving against Boise State

2006: Saw action in nine games for the Bulldogs, mostly on special teams ... Recorded one tackle against Idaho

High School: Lettered three years for coach Tim Detillier at quarterback and free safety at Lutcher High School in Louisiana ... Helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2003 District 10-3A title and the Louisiana Class 3A state title ... Lutcher defeated Notre Dame 15-7 in the state title game ... Passed for over 1,900 yards as a senior while rushing for over 400 yards and 10 scores ... Threw for over 2,700 yards and 29 touchdowns as a junior ... Named first team all-district at quarterback as a junior and senior ... Named All-River Parish and honorable mention all-metro as a junior ... Lettered four years for the Lutcher basketball team ... Helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2004 district title ... Averaged 14.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game at small forward as a junior while earning second team all-district honors ... Played baseball for three years ... Named second team all-district as a pitcher as a junior

Getting Acquainted: Son of Floyd and Cynthia Mitchell ... Has one sister, Tatum ... Goes by Dustin ... Cousin of former Bulldogs Jerron Wishom and Jemelle Cage ... Born Jan. 11, 1987, in LaPlace, La.