Under-the-radar Raider ready for impact
Oakland plucks obscure Ohio U. safety Mitchell, who reminds Cable of Lott, Tatum
If you want a player to root for now that the NFL draft has concluded, here's a name worth remembering: Oakland Raiders safety Michael Mitchell.
He's the unheralded prospect from Ohio University who went from being a potential late-round pick to a second-round selection. He's also the player with the biggest chip on his shoulder, now that several draft analysts have questioned his being chosen so high.
"I definitely have a lot of motivation," Mitchell said. "Some people basically ...
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2009 NFL Draft