Mike Mitchell
SS #34
Ohio U.
TOTAL 108 356 267 89 7 0 30 9 0 79 -- 38
2015 PIT 16 80 58 22 0 -- 9 3 0 16 5.3 9
2014 PIT 16 71 53 18 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CAR 15 66 50 16 3.5 -- 8 4 0 63 15.8 38
2012 OAK 16 41 32 9 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 13 31 22 9 1 -- 5 1 0 0 -- 0
2010 OAK 16 51 41 10 0 -- 5 1 0 0 -- 0
2009 OAK 16 16 11 5 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in second round (47th overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 25, 2009…Signed first contract, July 29, 2009.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in second round (47th overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 25, 2009…Signed first contract, July 29, 2009.

CAREER: Hard-hitting safety, enters fourth season with the Silver and Black…Has played in 45 career games with seven starts…Career totals include 98 tackles (74 solo), 2½ sacks, 10 passes defensed and two interceptions… Became highest-selected player from Ohio since the New York Giants chose G-T Art Lewis ninth overall in the inaugural NFL Draft, 1936.

2011: Played in 13 games with four starts…Totaled 31 tackles (22 solo), one sack, one interception and five passes defensed…Missed first three games of the season due to knee injury…(10/2) vs. NE: Recorded a sack in season debut, on third-and-17 to force a fourth-quarter punt…(10/23) vs. KC: Recorded a season-high five tackles…(12/11) at GB: Posted his second career interception, picking off a second-quarter Aaron Rodgers pass in the end zone to halt a potential scoring drive.

2010: Saw action in all 16 games with three starts…Totaled 51 tackles (41 solo), one interception, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…(9/26) at ARI: Made first career start…(10/10) vs. SD: Recovered a second-quarter fumble at the Raiders’ 1-yard line to halt a potential scoring drive…(10/24) at DEN: Started at safety and forced a second-quarter fumble in Denver territory recovered by Tyvon Branch to set up a touchdown…(11/7) vs. KC: Established a career high with seven tackles (six solo)…(12/12) at JAC: Recorded first career interception on a tipped pass by Branch in the second quarter…(12/26) vs. IND: Started at safety and recovered teammate Chris Johnson’s fumble after a fourth-quarter interception to set up a FG that brought Oakland to within one score at 24-19.

2009: Played in all 16 games at SS and on special teams…Totaled 16 tackles (11 solo), 1½ sacks and two fumble recoveries…(9/14) vs. SD: Made NFL debut, playing on special teams, where he recorded one tackle…(9/20) at KC: In fourth quarter, averted disaster by recovering a punt muffed by Javon Walker, preserving a 6-3 lead in a 13-10 win…(9/27) vs. DEN: Recovered a Correll Burkhalter fumble on the Denver 11-yard line…(12/13) vs. WAS: Recorded first career sack, dropping Jason Campbell for a 13-yard loss…(1/3/10) vs. BAL: Combined with Michael Huff to sack Joe Flacco, forcing a third-quarter punt.

COLLEGE: Played four years at Ohio University…Played in 11 games as a senior…Had 62 tackles (36 solo) and led the team in interceptions with three for 61 yards…Recorded 4½ tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including ½ sack…Forced two fumbles and broke up five passes…Recorded two interceptions at Northwestern… Played in 11 games as a junior, when he had 74 tackles, including a team-high 47 solo stops…Shared team lead in interceptions (two), with four stops for loss and 1½ sacks…Forced and recovered one fumble…Broke up four passes…Had two interceptions vs. Wyoming…As a sophomore, played in all 14 games, starting the final eight, intercepted two passes and forced one fumble …Intercepted a pass in the end zone in the MAC championship Game…Saw action in nine games at safety as a true freshman…Ended the season with 21 tackles, two passes defensed and one forced fumble… Political science major.

PERSONAL: Attended Highlands High School in Ft. Thomas, Ky. …Made 87 tackles as a senior…Forced three fumbles and recovered two…Scored one defensive touchdown in 2004…Twice named a Northern Kentucky All-Star…Honorable-mention all-state as a senior…Led the Bluebirds to the 2004 state title…Member of the Future Business Leaders of America and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Recent Videos

  • Meet Mike Mitchell

    Posted Dec 14, 2012

    Jeanette Thompson sat down for an in-depth interview with Raiders safety Mike Mitchell.

  • Behind the Shield with Mike Mitchell

    Posted Nov 9, 2012

    Jeanette Thompson caught up with hard-hitting Raiders safety Mike Mitchell and the Silver and Black gets set to face the Ravens.

  • Behind the Shield Postgame with Mitchell

    Posted Aug 13, 2012

    Jeanette Thompson spoke to SS Mike Mitchell after his stand-out performance against the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Mitchell Picks Orton

    Posted Aug 13, 2012

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton throws an interception to Oakland Raiders safety Mike Mitchell.

  • Mitchell picks Rodgers

    Posted Dec 11, 2011

    Mike Mitchell makes an amazing interception of an Aaron Rodgers pass in the end zone for a touchback in the second quarter.