4 Byron Mitchell
4 Byron Mitchell
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: So
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Tallwood
Position: S
Major: Mass Communications

a good athlete... is an identical twin and part of a set of triplets... his twin brother, Bryce, plays hoops for SU... an older brother played football for Bridgewater... As a sophomore: named USA South Conference defensive Player of the Week on September 19 after posting a game-high 12 solo tackles in the Randolph-Macon contest... also had one assisted tackle, an interception and handled kickoff return duties... earned D3football.com Team of the Week honors on November 1 after making 10 tackles (six solo, 2.5 for loss) in Ferrum contest on October 30... also had two interceptions and returned one for touchdown... named first team All-USA South... named VaSID first team All-State...  named second team All-State by the Roanoke Times... As a freshman: gained a spot in the starting lineup midway through the year... finished the year with 42 tackles, including 24 solo... also had an interception in the N.C. Wesleyan game... started in 5 of 9 games this season...