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#2 Carlton Mitchell
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 212
Year: Junior
City/State: Lutz, FL
High School: Gaither HS
Carlton Mitchell Bio
Courtesy: USF
Release: 07/20/2006

Carlton Mitchell Drafted by the Cleveland Browns

Carlton Mitchell - Career Statistics
 

Rushing

 

Year

GP-GS

ATT

YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
YDS/G
2006

RS

RS

RS

RS

RS

RS

RS

2007

13-5

4

17

4.2

0

15

1.3

2008

13-3

1

7

7.0

0

7

0.5

2009

11-10

0

0

0

0

0

0

Career

37-18

5

24

4.8

0

15

0.6

 

Receiving

 

Year

GP-GS

REC

YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
YDS/G
2006
RS
RS
RS
RS
RS
RS
RS
2007

13-5

37

537

14.5

4

75

41.3

2008

13-3

28

405

14.5

1

47

31.2

2009
11-10
40
706
17.6
4
85
64.2

Career

37-18

105

1,648
15.7
9
85
44.5

2009: Decided to forego his senior season and declared for the NFL Draft on Jan. 8, 2010 ... Played in 11 games and started 10 times ... Named to Phil Steele's All-BIG EAST Third Team ... Broke the USF records for receiving yards in a season with 706 in 2009 ... Set the USF career receiving standard yards against 1,648 ... Broke record in regular season finale at UConn ... Needed 32 less receptions than previous record holder Hugh Smith to break the career receiving yards mark ... Finishes his career fifth all-time in career receptions with 105 and fifth with nine touchdown passes ... Caught a pass in 18 straight games, the fifth-best mark ever ... Set a personal high with 706 receiving yards, despite sitting out two games with an ankle injury... His 706 yards is also a USF single season record ... Reeled in five catches of 50 yards or longer and eight catches of 25 yards or longer ... Has made eight catches of 50 or more yards in his career, the highest total ever at USF for plays of 50 yards or more among wide receivers and running backs ... Averaged 17.6 yards per catch, the fourth-best mark ever at USF ... Tied for the team lead with A.J. Love and Dontavia Bogan with four TD receptions ... Eclipsed 100 yards receiving on three occasions, which is tied for the most in school history ... Increased career total of 100-yard receiving games to five, another USF record ... Had 139 yards and two touchdowns against Syracuse ...  Caught an 85-yard TD against the Orange, the second-longest reception in USF history ... Posted 130 yards against Western Kentucky and 132 yards and one TD against West Virginia ... Named CollegeFootballPerformance.com honorable mention WR of the week and to the BIG EAST honor roll on Oct. 4 ... Owns three of the top 11 longest receptions in school annals.

2008: Played in 13 games, starting three ... Had at least one reception in 10 games, including the final seven contests of the season ... Finished year with 28 receptions for 405 yards and one touchdown ... Averaged team-high 14.5 yards per reception ... Topped 60 yards receiving on four occasions ... Reeled in three or more catches on six occasions ... Single-game high 77 yards against Cincinnati ... Long reception of the year was a 47-yard juggling catch against the Bearcats ... Also had a 46-yard reception against UCF ... Ran the ball once for a gain of seven yards.

2007: A rising star with as much talent as any receiver to come through USF ... Set USF freshman records for receptions (37), receiving yards (537), and was one shy of tying the touchdown record of five ... The previous freshman record for receptions was 28 and yards was 469 by Johnny Peyton in 2004 ... Only receiver on the 2007 squad to record a 100-yard receiving game - he had two ... Went for 107 yards against UCF and 110 against Cincinnati ... Also second on the team in yards per reception at 14.5 ... Made SportsCenter's "Top-10 Plays" on the night of the West Virginia game (Sept. 28) after his 55-yard catch and score against the Mountaineers ... Mitchell tip-toed the sideline after catching the ball on a crossing route before easily scoring ... It was his first career TD ... Single-game high seven receptions against Cincinnati ... Also had four rushes for 17 yards ... An accomplished track athlete that is considered the fastest player on the football team ... Runs the 400 and competes in long jump for the USF track team.

2006: Impressed while he used his redshirt season.

GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL: 19th-best player in Tampa Bay area by St. Petersburg Times ... Ranked 64th best player in Florida by Rivals.com and 55th best receiver in the nation ... 87th-best player in Florida according to Scout.com ... Honorable mention all-county in Tampa Tribune ... Had nine catches for 207 yards as a junior ... Three-year letterman in football and basketball.

PERSONAL: Born April 6, 1988 in Gainesville, Fla. ... Son of Angela Mitchell and Carl Mitchell, who played pro basketball in Europe ... Mother Angela is the "cut-man" for boxer Antonio Tarver ... Has one sister ... Majoring in interdisciplinary social sciences.


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