10  Troy Mitchell
Troy Mitchell


Houston, Texas

High School:
Cypress Falls (Texas) HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200



Gold Squad Claims Annual Spring Game over Purple, 16-14

Game-winning TD scored in waning moments of the fourth quarter


Catamount Football Spring Update: Mon., April 7, 2014

Annual Spring Game, presented by Wells Fargo, scheduled for Saturday in Cullowhee


Catamount Football Spring Update: Sat., March 29, 2014

WCU holds intrasquad scrimmage to close seventh practice of the spring


Catamount Football Spring Update: Wed., March 26, 2014

WCU moved Friday's practice to Thursday ahead of Saturday's scrimmage


Catamount Football Spring Update: Mon., March 24, 2014

WCU scheduled to return to practice in full pads on Wednesday


Western Carolina Football vs. Elon - Homecoming 2013

Western Carolina Football vs. Elon - Homecoming 2013


Catamount Football vs. The Citadel

Catamount Football vs. The Citadel


Western Carolina Football vs. Alabama : 11/17

Western Carolina traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to close the 2012 season. The Crimson Tide defeated the Catamounts 49-0. (Photos courtesy: Mark Haskett, WCU Public Relations)


Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga - Senior, Hall of Fame Day

Western Carolina played Chattanooga Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts honored their seniors and the three newest members of the WCU Athletics Hall of Fame.


Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

2012 (Freshman): Saw action in all 11 of the team's games, making five starts at quarterback ... Became the third true freshman quarterback to start at WCU since 1991, joining Chad Greene (1991) and Brandon Pechloff (2010) ... Named to the 2012 Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Rushed 112 times for 433 yards, second on the squad ... Led the team with eight rushing touchdowns, the most by a Catamount QB, surpassing Josh Brook's five rushing scores in 1996 (research back to 1967) ... Finished the season with a team-leading 50 points, adding a two-point conversion rush ... Completed 85-of-142 pass attempts for 862 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions ... Led WCU in total offense, amassing 1,295 yards - a mark which ranked him eighth in the SoCon ... Tossed his first career touchdown pass to Jacoby Mitchell at Elon, coming on his 66th career pass attempt ... Twice named SoCon Freshman of the Week ... Picked up his first honor after completing 20-of-29 passing (both career highs) for 149 yards and rushing for 38 yards and a pair of scores in the season-opener against Mars Hill ... Was the fourth WCU freshman or redshirt freshman QB to earn SoCon honors after first career start (Adam Hearns, 2007; Zack Jaynes, 2008; Brandon Pechloff, 2010) ... Again earned SoCon and SouthernPigskin.com Freshman of the Week honors after guiding WCU's second-half comeback at Elon with 175 yards passing and a career-best two touchdown passes ... Threw for a career-best 176 yards on 18-of-30 passing against Chattanooga.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-year starter who threw for over 2,400 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior at Cypress Falls High in Houston, Texas ... Earned Texas 5-A All-District 17 honors following his senior season ... Dual-threat QB who tossed seven touchdown passes in a single-game against Elsik in bi-district playoff meeting in Nov. 2011 ... Earned the Marine Corps Elite Warrior of the Week honor following a 331-yard, six TD performance against Jersey Village ... Was named second team all-district as a junior.

Personal: Full name is Troy Lavaughn Mitchell ... Is the son of Troy and Shanita Mitchell ... Has two siblings, Raybon and Zurie ... Was born in Mobile, Ala., before moving to Texas.


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