Mitchell with the Atlanta Falcons
|Date of birth:April 6, 1988|
|Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida|
|College: South Florida|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 177|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Cleveland Browns ( 2010– 2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Carlton Mitchell (born April 6, 1988) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Florida.
Mitchell played college football at South Florida, where he was the school's career leader in receiving yards until his record was broken by Andre Davis in 2014. He announced on January 9, 2010 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2010 NFL Draft. Mitchell is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
In the 2010 NFL Season he played in five games as a rookie. In 2011, he played in eleven games catching three passes.
On August 26, 2012, Mitchell was released by the Browns after being hampered by a leg injury in training camp.
He was released on November 24, 2012.
Mitchell signed with the Dallas Cowboys on January 7, 2013. He was released on May 29, 2013.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On October 14, 2013 Mitchell signed with the Edmonton Eskimos.
In the 2013 CFL Expansion Draft, Mitchell was selected with the 6th pick in the first round.
- Source: Mitchell to enter draft
- "Jaguars place QB Gabbert on IR, ending his season". Yahoo! Sports. November 21, 2012. https://sports.yahoo.com/news/jaguars-place-qb-gabbert-wr-170012865--nfl.html. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
- "Bucs Add TE Shanahan, Begin Roster Reduction". August 26, 2013. http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Bucs-Add-TE-Shanahan-Begin-Roster-Reduction/c0f2b2f0-dd01-41ff-b78c-8b3e9eadb830. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
- "FALCONS REACH 52-MAN ROSTER". September 5, 2015. http://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/blog/article-1/Falcons-Reach-52-Man-Roster/7597ea7c-5788-4280-9657-a3b7aade9941. Retrieved September 5, 2015.