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Mitch Hanson

Class: Junior
Position: OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 300

Previous School: Lord Botetourt HS

Hometown: Blue Ridge, Va.

2012 (So.)
• Started all 11 games at right tackle
• Tied for second on Liberty's offensive line in terms of final graded out percentage
• Allowed two sacks on the year, and led the team with nine pressures and 101 knockdowns
• Helped the Flames rush for 1,934 yards and 21 touchdowns
• Aided Aldreakis Allen in becoming the program's ninth 1,000 yard rusher
• Helped Liberty finish the year ranked No. 7 nationally in time of possession
• Liberty tied for 18th in the nation in red-zone conversion percentage

2011 (R-Fr.)
• Appeared in three games as a reserve offensive lineman
• Played in wins against Robert Morris, Kentucky Wesleyan and Charleston Southern
• Recipient of team's Samkon Gado award during spring practice in 2012, given to the most improved offensive player
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2010 (Fr.)
• Member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Redshirted during the season

• Graduate of Lord Botetourt High School

• Son of  Paul and Renee Hanson
• Birthday is July 28
• Government major