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97 Elisha Mitchell

Class: Senior Position: DT Height: 6-3 Weight: 315 Previous School: Bayside HS Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.

2019 (R-So.):
• Saw playing time in 11 out of 13 games, including the last nine contests
• Finished the season with nine tackles (five solo, four assisted), 1.5 tackles for a loss (two yards), a quarterback hurry and 0.5 sacks
• Two solo tackles at Louisiana
• Finished with a season-high three stops in a road win at UMass, including 1.5 tackles for a loss and 0.5 sacks
• Recorded a solo tackle during Liberty's win over Georgia Southern in the RBC Mortgage Cure Bowl

2018 (So.):
• Redshirted

2017 (Fr.):
• Saw playing time in all 11 games as a true freshman, starting the last five contests
• Finished the season with 18 tackles (eight solo, 10 assisted)
• Added a tackle for a loss and a fumble recovery
• Recorded his first career tackles with a pair of stops against Morehead State
• Finished the Kennesaw State game with three tackles, including two assisted stops
• Had two assisted tackles and a fumble recovery at Monmouth
• Recorded a season-high four tackles during Liberty's road win at Gardner-Webb
• Finished the season with three tackles at Charleston Southern, including two assisted stops

Prep:
• Graduated from Bayside High School in Virginia Beach, Va.
• Two-year letter winner
• Earned all-conference honorable mention accolades as a junior and received Bayside's Newcomer of the Year award
• Finished his junior season with 28 tackles, including four for a loss
• Senior year awards include first-team all-conference defense, second-team all-conference offense (offensive tackle), All-757 third-team offense and second-team all-region defense
• Named Bayside's Defensive MVP after finishing his senior year with 60 tackles, including 13 for a loss, and five sacks
• Added four pass breakups, two blocked field goals and a forced fumble as a senior
• Honor roll student

Personal:
• Son of Angela Murden and Anthony Mitchell
• Birthday is on October 2
• Pre-Law major