Weight: 227 pounds
Projected Position: Tight end or outside receiver
Rivals: Four-star, No. 14 tight end nationally, No. 7 player in Virginia
247: Three-star, No. 65 wide receiver nationally, No. 9 player in Virginia
ESPN: Three-star, No. 7 H-back nationally, No. 12 player in Virginia
Other Power 5 offers: 10
James Mitchell was the top star in Southwest Virginia in the 2018 class, and one of the top-10 players in the state according to the majority of recruiting/scouting services. The Hokies made him a priority, and beat out Duke and Georgia in the end. It was a lean year for talent overall around the state, but Mitchell is one of the better prospects.
Mitchell is a versatile offensive player who can play H-back or outside receiver. We’ll likely see him lined up at many spots during the course of his career. Here’s a look at his high school highlight tape…
Here are some things that stand out about Mitchell…
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