Get to know defensive back Terrance Mitchell, signed as an unrestricted free agent on March 24, 2021.
Name: Terrance Mitchell
Position: Defensive back
Height/Weight: 5-11, 191
Hometown: Sacramento, California
Get to know Terrance:
- Throughout his eight-year career, Mitchell has had stints with the Chicago Bears (2014-15), Dallas Cowboys (2015), Kansas City Chiefs (2016-17) and the Cleveland Browns (2018-20).
- His nickname is "Money Mitch."
- Mitchell spent the 2016 training camp with the Houston Texans before joining the Chiefs and appearing in seven games with two starts for the team.
- In 2017, Mitchell was the only player in the NFL with at least eight total tackles, two interceptions and four passes defensed in a single game on the seasons when he did so in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
- Mitchell recorded a single-game career-high 12 total tackles last season against the Dallas Cowboys.
- He played three seasons (2011-13) at the University of Oregon after a redshirt freshman year in 2010. In 2011 as a freshman, he saw action in 14 games with 12 starts and recorded a team-high 10 pass breakups and ranked third among defensive backs with 45 tackles.
- Mitchell was teammates with Texans tight end Pharaoh Brown from 2012-13 at Oregon and the two were reunited again in Cleveland (2018-20) during their stints with the Browns.
- Mitchell attended Burbank High School where he earned Metro League Offensive MVP honors in 2009 and was named a first-team All-City cornerback after notching six interceptions, a forced fumble and one blocked field goal. He was also named first-team All-Metro league in basketball as a sophomore and junior.
- In 2020, Mitchell started all 16 regular season games and both postseason contests at cornerback for the Browns. He notched single-season career highs in total tackles (65) solo tackles (54) and forced fumbles (three). Mitchell also added two tackles for loss and 13 passes defensed.
- This year, he started a clothing line called THIRTYNINE Brand.
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