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2012 (Junior): Played in four games at the end of the season with the Rams. Was a contributor on special teams and was used sparingly in the secondary when the Rams lost Austin Gray and Conner Roggy to injuries.
Got on the field in a home victory over Hawai'i (Oct. 27), a victory against UNLV (Nov. 10), a road loss at Boise State (Nov. 17) and a season-finale win against New Mexico (Nov. 24).
Opening kickoff against Hawai'i combined with Bernard Blake to tackle one of the nation's top return men in Mike Edwards.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in one game, as a reserve and special-teams player in the season finale, vs. Wyoming (Dec. 3).
2010 (Freshman): A reserve cornerback, played in 11 games, primarily on special teams...Made his college debut in season opener, vs. Colorado (Sept. 4) at Invesco Field.
2009: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: As a senior at 3-year-old Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Corona, Calif., earned second-team all-conference...In 2008, made 65 tackles and a pair of INTs, and served as team captain on a squad that finished 6-5 in its first season in the Big VIII Conference, secruing a playoff berth...Made 11 tackles (eight solo) in a 21-13 win over Norco...Also received first-team academic all-conference recognition...On the strength of his team-leading 42 tackles and three interceptions as a junior, garnered 2008 preseason first-team all-CIF Inland Empire (CalHiSports.com)...Earned an invitation to the 2008 USC Nike Camp...Also received positive reviews at the Under Armor/Scout Los Angeles combine...Spent his freshman year at Corona Centennial...Also lettered in track...Ran a 4.10 shuttle and broad jumped 9 feet, 9 inches...Also recruited by Maryland, San Diego State, Fresno State and Texas...Became the first ERHS football athlete to receive a college scholarship...Head coach was Bill Stacy.
Personal: Given name Immanuel I. Mitchell...Born Dec. 12, 1991...Parents are Mario Mitchell and Gwenn Church...Dad, Mario, played at San Diego State...Mom graduated from USC...Helped members of the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County with homework and reading, and also participated in the club's sports programs in March before the '10 season...For a week during the summer of 2010, helped struggling students with reading at Tavelli Elementary in Fort Collins...Helped orchestrate Math Night at Fort Collins' Bauder Elementary, working with youngsters to help them learn math, in February 2011...Before the 2011 season, spent time with less-fortunate kids, assisting with summer programs at the Harmony Mobile Home Park...Undecided on a major...Hometown: Corona, Calif.