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6-3 / 225
Cowboys hosted media availability session.
Gundy talks about new defensive philosophy, what he's learned about the team this spring.
Gundy breaks down first spring scrimmage, Meacham talks inside receivers.
Glenn Spencer talks about the linebackers, who may comprise OSU's deepest position group.
Quotes from Oklahoma State's weekly media luncheon.
Played in every game of his four-year career ... Saw more playing time and an increased role every season as a Cowboy ... Signed with OSU in February of 2009 and enrolled in January of 2010 ... Was signed as a safety but has transitioned into a productive hybrid linebacker.
2013 (Senior): Played in every game as a senior ... Ranked eighth on the team with 46 total tackles, including 32 solo tackles ... Credited with a sack for a loss of five yards against Kansas ... Had three tackles for a loss in the regular season with two against KU and one against Lamar ... Had two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry ... Had a season-high seven tackles against Iowa State and Texas ... Had six tackles against Lamar, five vs. Kansas and at least one in every game this season.
2012 (Junior): Saw action in every game ... Had four tackles at Oklahoma, including a fourth-quarter quarterback sack ... Also had sacks at Kansas and against Texas Tech ... Had three tackles and recovered a fumble against Purdue ... Had two tackles for loss against Savannah State ... Recovered a fumble against Louisiana ... Had three tackles at Baylor ... His two fumble recoveries tied for the team lead.
2011 (Sophomore): Easily turned in the most productive season of his young career ... Played in every game and started against Tulsa ... Responded in the TU game with a career-best 12 tackles ... Had four stops against Louisiana and three vs. Kansas ... His 12 stops at Tulsa represent the second best tackle total by a Cowboy all season.
2010 (Freshman): Played in all 13 games and recorded five tackles ... Had solo stops against Louisiana, Nebraska and Texas ... Had two tackles against Baylor.
High School: Played as a quarterback and a safety ... Excellent size and frame for either side of the ball ... Senior season stats included 1,197 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns and 1,019 passing yards and eight scores ... On the defensive side as a junior, he recorded 63 tackles and four interceptions ... Has a listed time of 4.56 in the 40 ... Kentucky and Missouri were among his suitors ... Also participated in track.
Personal: Born July 22, 1990, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. ... Son of Milton and Jan Mitchell ... Is the second youngest of 11 children ... Plays the piano ... Education major.