Georgia football has seen one other broad receiver enter the transfer portal, as AD Mitchell made the resolution to enter the portal. Texas has been the rumored favourite to land Mitchell’s providers. Jake Rowe of DawgsHQ was the first to report the information
Mitchell signed with Georgia as a member of the 2021 signing class. He is initially from Missouri City, Texas, though he spent his final 12 months of highschool in Antioch, Tenn. at Cane Ridge High School. Mitchell didn’t play football in his remaining 12 months of highschool.
Mitchell was found by sending video clips to the Georgia teaching employees.
“Well, no one knew who AD Mitchell was, what AD Mitchell needed to supply,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart mentioned earlier than the nationwide championship. “AD Mitchell was extra of a exercise tape that he saved sending us.”
Mitchell made a right away impression at Georgia, catching 29 passes for 426 yards and 4 touchdowns. None of which was larger than the go-ahead rating he had in the nationwide championship sport.
Returning in 2022, Mitchell was poised to be Georgia’s main receiver. He caught 4 passes for 65 yards and a landing in Georgia’s season-opening win over Oregon. But Mitchell suffered an ankle damage on the opening play of the Samford sport.
The damage restricted Mitchell to only 4 snaps for the remainder of the common season. He returned in opposition to LSU however didn’t document a catch in the sport. His most impactful play got here when he accomplished a two-point conversion cross to Darnell Washington in the 50-30 win.
Mitchell had a huge effect in Georgia’s two playoff video games, catching touchdowns in each. He hauled in a 10-yard cross from Stetson Bennett with 54 seconds remaining to provide Georgia a 42-41 lead over the Buckeyes.
“He’s so dynamic, he is an electrical participant,” broad receiver Ladd McConkey mentioned of Mitchell. “We missed having him on the market this 12 months, he is a implausible participant. For him to have the ability to lastly get wholesome and get again on the market it is superior to see and I’m so glad he is capable of do it.”
He completed the season with 9 receptions for 134 yards and three touchdowns. In his two seasons at Georgia, Mitchell caught a landing in all 4 of his College Football Playoff video games at Georgia.
Georgia has seen Kearis Jackson enter the NFL draft and Dominick Blaylock entered the transfer portal. The Bulldogs signed Tyler Williams, Yazeed Haynes and Anthony Evans in the 2023 signing class. The Bulldogs additionally pulled RaRa Thomas and Dominic Lovett out of the transfer portal as nicely.
Last 12 months, Georgia noticed broad receiver Jermaine Burton transfer to Alabama and broad receiver Justin Robinson transfer to Mississippi State. Georgia did get some good broad receiver information on Tuesday when Ladd McConkey introduced he could be returning to Georgia for an additional season.
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