Oakland Raiders Need Ohio U Safety Michael Mitchell

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Published: April 24, 2009


... he saw a safety that grabbed his attention. Michael stated in an interview that he just had to find out more about the safety he just watched on film.

The safety was the Oakland Raider's hard hitting Jack Tatum. Michael explained in the interview he looked up everything he could on the Internet to learn more about this safety that had so impressed him.

Michael went on to explain that since that day he wanted to play the safety position as Jack Tatum played the position with the Oakland Raiders. 

From watching this young man play I can say he would make Jack Tatum proud.

Michael Mitchell is 6'1" tall and 220 lbs. Although he was not invited to the NFL Combine he decided that he would make scouts take notice at his school's pro day. On Michael's first run at 40 yards he recorded a 4.43 and on another try he ran a 4.49 as he let up at the 35 yard mark because of a tweaked hamstring.

When he tackles someone on the field he knocks their legs rig...

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