Kenny Mixon
No. 79     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-05-31) May 31, 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth: Sun Valley, California
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
Debuted in 1998 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 2004 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Tackles     302
Sacks     18.5
Interceptions     2
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Kenneth Jermaine Mixon (born May 31, 1975 in Sun Valley, California) is a former NFL defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings and the Miami Dolphins.

High school careerEdit

Mixon attended Pineville High School in Pineville, Louisiana. While there, he was an All-District selection, the District M.V.P., an All-State pick, and he won Central Louisiana Player of the Year honors. He was also a track and field star, competing in the shot put, and was a hurdler.

College careerEdit

Mixon attended Louisiana State University, where he completed his career with 10 sacks, 100 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 forced fumble.

Professional careerEdit

Mixon began his career with Miami Dolphins in 1998, being selected in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft, 49th overall. He has played with the Vikings since 2002.

In August 2004, Mixon was suspended by the NFL for two games for violating the league's substance abuse policy after being convicted of DUI. In April 2005, he was released by the Vikings.


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