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Jayme Mitchell

Jayme  Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Forest Hill

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 285

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
03/15/1984

Experience:
4L

2005: Started all 11 games at left end ... Third on the team in sacks (2.5) and tied for third in TFLs (7.5) ... Credited with 36 tackles (24 solo) with six pass break-ups, three QB hurries, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Helped the Rebel defense finish the regular season 15th in the nation in pass defense, 27th in total defense and 32nd in scoring defense ... Earned Rebel Quarterback Club Player of the Week honors three times ... Received his fourth letter ... at Memphis (9/5): Assisted on two tackles ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): Collected a career high six stops, including two TFLs ... Received the Rebel Quarterback Club Trench Award ... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Posted four tackles with one TFL ... at Tennessee (10/1): Credited with a career high three passes defended and a blocked field goal, the second of his career ... Received the Rebel Quarterback Club Trench Award ... vs. Citadel (10/8): Registered one tackle for loss ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Totaled three tackles ... vs. Kentucky (10/22): Posted three solos stops ... at Auburn (10/29): Tallied four tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery ... vs. Arkansas (11/12): Tied career high with six tackles, including four solos and a TFL ... Also forced a fumble ... vs. LSU (11/19): Totaled four tackles with three solos and 0.5 sacks ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Recorded three solos stops and a TFL ... Named the Rebel Quarterback Club Defensive Player of the Week ... Spring 2005: Returning starter at defensive end who has tremendous quickness and showed some flashes in spring as Ole Miss switched from the 4-2-5 to the 4-3 defensive alignment.

2004: Played in 8-of-11 games, making seven starts at left defensive end ... Did not start versus Auburn (10/30) ... Missed the season's last three games against Arkansas (11/13), LSU (11/20) and Mississippi State (11/27) due to injury ... Received his third letter ... Tallied 23 hits (18 solo), including five TFLs (-15 yards) and one QB sack (-9 yards) ... Also had two pass deflections, one QB pressure and intercepted one pass ... at Alabama (9/11): Credited with three hits (two solo), including 0.5 TFL (-1 yard) ... Also had one pass deflection ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Registered four hits (three solo), including one QB sack (-9 yards) ... at Wyoming (9/25): Had three stops (two solo) and recorded one pass deflection ... vs. Arkansas State (10/2): Credited with two tackles (one solo) and one QB pressure ... Intercepted a pass in the third quarter and returned it 31 yards to the Indians' 18-yard line to set-up Lorenzo Townsend's nine-yard TD reception that gave Ole Miss a 20-14 lead in the 28-21 win ... Named Quarterback Club Defensive Player of the Week ... vs. Tennessee (10/16): Recorded a career-high five tackles (four solo), including one TFL (-2 yards) ... Named Quarterback Club Trench Player of the Week ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Credited with one TFL (-1 yard) ... Spring 2004: Entered fall as the starter at left end ... Had a mild concussion and missed one of the major scrimmages in the spring ... Came back strong to end the spring with good work.

2003: Played in all 13 games ... Drew a start at left defensive end versus South Carolina (11/1) ... Earned his second letter ... Had 18 tackles (10 solo), including 4.5 TFLs (-24 yards) and 1.0 sack (-15 yards) ... Also recorded one interception, two pass deflections, four QB pressures and one blocked kick ... at Vanderbilt (8/30): Credited with three tackles (two solo) ... Blocked a 30-yard FG attempt in the third quarter ... vs. Arkansas (10/25): Recorded three stops (two solo) ... Had a career-high 2.5 TFLs (-18 yards), including one QB sack (-15 yards) ... vs. South Carolina (11/1): Started at left defensive end to draw his first start of the year ... Credited with four hits (three solo), including 2.0 TFLs (-6 yards), two QB pressures and one pass deflection ... Earned co-Defensive Player of the Week honors from the Quarterback Club ... vs. LSU (11/22): Recorded one solo tackle, one pass deflection, one QB pressure and intercepted his first career pass.

2002: True freshman, who appeared in all 13 games ... Drew a start at left defensive tackle against Mississippi State (11/28) ... Earned his first letter ... 28 tackles (15 solo), including 2.0 TFLs (-8 yards) and a half-sack (-2 yards) ... Also credited with three QB pressures and one pass deflection ... vs. UL-Monroe (8/31): Had three stops (one solo), including 1.5 TFLs for -6 yards and 0.5 QB sack for -2 yards in his collegiate debut ... vs. Memphis (9/7): Credited with one solo tackle, one pass deflection and one QB pressure ... vs. Arkansas State (10/12): Registered a season-high four stops (two solo) ... vs. Auburn (11/2): Tied a season-high with four tackles (three solo) ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28): Made his first career start, tallying two assisted tackles in the 24-12 win ... Independence Bowl (12/27): Recorded three assisted tackles, including a 0.5 TFL (-2 yards) in the 27-2 win over Nebraska.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-State first team selection of the Mississippi Association of Coaches (5A) as well as The Clarion-Ledger ... Also made The Clarion-Ledger All-Metro first team and "Ten Most Wanted" list ... Made "Top 15" as selected by The Sun Herald ... All-District ... Defensive Most Valuable Player in Region ... All-Southeast Region selection by PrepStar as well as All-Southeast pick by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Made All-South second team as selected by Fox Sports Net's Countdown to Signing Day ... Selected to participate in 2002 Alabama/Mississippi All-Star game ... As a senior, was credited with 120 tackles, including 28 hits for losses and three QB sacks ... Caused three fumbles ... Also played some linebacker ... Had 101 tackles, including 20 for losses, three QB sacks, and knocked down five passes junior season ... Coached in high school by Bill Giles ... Earned four letters in football.

PERSONAL: Son of James Mitchell and Eva Kelly ... Full name is Jayme Dondrell Mitchell ... Born: March 15, 1984 ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.

MITCHELL'S CAREER STATISTICS
--DEFENSE--

Year G-S UT AT TT TFL-YDS Sacks-Yds CF FR PD PRES INT BLK
2002 13-1 15 13 28 2.0-8 0.5-2 0 0 1 3 0 0
2003 13-1 10 8 18 4.5-24 1.0-15 0 0 3 4 1 1
2004 8-7 18 5 23 5.0-15 1.0-9 0 0 2 1 1 0
2005 11-11 24 12 36 7.5-31 2.5-23 2 1 6 1 0 1
TOTALS 45-20 67 38 105 19.0-78 5.0-49 2 1 13 9 2 2

MITCHELL'S CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES: 6, 2x, MR: vs. Arkansas (11/12/05)
SOLO TACKLES: 4, 2x, MR: vs. Arkansas (11/12/05)
TFLs: 2.5, vs. Arkansas (10/25/03)
QB SACKS: 1.0, 3x, MR: at Auburn (10/29/05)
PASS DEFENSED: 3, at Tennessee (10/1/05)
INTERCEPTIONS: 1, 2x, MR: vs. Arkansas State (10/2/04)
QB PRESSURES: 2, vs. South Carolina (11/1/03)
BLOCKED KICKS: 1, at Vanderbilt (8/30/03)

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