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    Steven Mitchell Jr.
    Steven  Mitchell Jr.

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Pasadena, CA

    High School:
    Bishop Alemany HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 190

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    05/02/1994

    Experience:
    2V

    Major:
    Communication

    09/26/2015

    Kessler throws 5 TDs, No. 19 Trojans roll past Sun Devils

    USC wins 42-14

    09/05/2015

    Kessler's 4 TD passes lead No. 8 USC past Arkansas St, 55-6

    Tre Madden rushed for 106 yards and a score in the win

    12/30/2015

    2015 Holiday Bowl: USC vs. Wisconsin

    Dec. 30, 2015

    12/05/2015

    USC Vs. Stanford

    USC falls to Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship, on December 5, 2015.

    11/13/2015

    USC 27, Colorado 24

    The Trojans win on the road against Colorado, on November 13, 2015.

    11/07/2015

    USC 38, Arizona 30

    Photos from Arizona @ USC on November 7, 2015.

    09/26/2015

    USC vs. Arizona State

    The Trojans traveled to Tempe to take on the Sun Devils on Saturday night.

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    In the News
    What They're Saying

    CAREER: He has 44 receptions for 417 yards (9.5 avg) with 6 TDs in his career. He has 8 career starts.

    2016: The fleet Mitchell will look to once again be a vital contributor at wide receiver as a junior in 2016.

    2015: Mitchell was an often-employed wide receiver as a sophomore in 2015. Overall in 2015 while appearing in 12 games (all but Notre Dame and Utah) and starting 6 times (Arkansas State, Idaho, Arizona State, Washington, Oregon, Stanford), he had 37 receptions (second on USC) for 335 yards (9.1 avg) with 4 TDs and he returned a punt for 1 yard (1.0 avg). He sprained his ankle against Washington and missed the Notre Dame and Utah games.

    He had 4 catches for 28 yards with a 14-yard score against Arkanas State, 2 grabs for 16 yards and a 1-yard punt return against Idaho and 3 catches for 12 yards with a pair of short TDs against Stanford. He had 4 catches for 66 yards with a 27-yard TD against Arizona State and 2 catches for 3 yards against Washington. He had 2 catches for 11 yards at California, 4 receptions for 22 yards against Arizona and 3 grabs for 59 yards at Colorado. He had a game-best and career-high 7 receptions for 31 yards at Oregon. He had a 17-yard reception against UCLA and 3 catches for 39 yards against Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game. He had 2 grabs for 27 yards against Wisconsin.

    2014: Mitchell was a backup wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2014. Overall in 2014 while appearing in 11 games (all but Stanford and Boston College) and starting twice (UCLA and Nebraska), he had 7 receptions for 82 yards (11.7 avg) with 2 TDs and made a tackle. He sprained his knee early in the Nebraska game and was sidelined. He missed 2014 spring practice while recovering from a 2013 knee injury, as well as a hernia.

    He had 1 catch each against Arizona State (7 yards), Colorado (a 24-yard TD) and Utah (7 yards), then he had 2 receptions at Washington State for 28 yards with a 5-yard TD, then he had a catch versus California (5 yards) and Notre Dame (11 yards). His tackle came against California.

    2013: Mitchell redshirted as a freshman wide receiver in 2013, his first year at USC, after tearing ligaments in his right knee in the summer of 2013.

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2012 honors included Prep Star All-American Dream Team, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, ESPN 150, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, All-CIF Pac-5, Los Angeles Times All-Area, Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team and All-Serra League Co-MVP as a senior wide receiver and defensive back at Bishop Alemany High in Mission Hills (Calif.). He had 62 receptions for 1,100 yards (17.7 avg.) with 13 TDs, plus he ran for 202 yards with 5 TDs in 2012.

    As a 2011 junior, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team while catching 50 passes for 1,006 yards (20.1 avg.), running for 312 yards and scoring 19 TDs (11 receiving, 5 rushing, 1 kickoff return, 1 punt return and 1 interception).

    As a 2010 sophomore, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Newcomer of the Year. Current Trojan Dominic Davis also prepped at Bishop Alemany.

    PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC.

    REC YDS AVG TD LG PR YDS AVG TD LG
    2014 (Fr.)... 7 82 11.7 2 24 0 0 0 0 0
    2015 (So.)... 37 335 9.1 4 28 1 1 1.0 0 1
    CAREER....... 44 417 9.5 6 28 1 1 1.0 0 1


    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    2014 (Fr.)... 1 0/0 0 0

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH STEVEN MITCHELL

    2015

    REC YDS AVG TD LG PR YDS AVG TD LG
    Ark. St.* 4 32 8.0 1 14 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Idaho* 2 16 8.0 0 15 1 1 1.0 0 1
    Stanford 3 12 4.0 2 6 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Arizona St.* 4 66 16.5 1 27 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Washington* 2 3 1.5 0 5 0 0 0.0 0 0
    California 2 11 5.5 0 6 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Arizona 4 22 5.5 0 9 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Colorado 3 59 19.7 0 28 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Oregon* 7 31 4.4 0 8 0 0 0.0 0 0
    UCLA 1 17 17.0 0 17 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Stanford (P12)* 3 39 13.0 0 22 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Wisc. (HB) 2 27 13.5 0 16 0 0 0.0 0 0
    2015 (So.)... 37 335 9.1 4 28 1 1 1.0 0 1
    *Starter


    2014

    REC YDS AVG TD LG
    Arizona St. 1 7 7.0 0 7
    Colorado 1 24 24.0 1 24
    Utah 1 7 7.0 0 7
    Wash. St. 2 28 14.0 1 23
    California 1 5 5.0 0 5
    Notre Dame 1 11 11.0 0 11
    2014 (Fr.)... 7 82 11.7 2 24
    WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT STEVEN MITCHELL

    USC safety Chris Hawkins: “He’s so versatile, so quick, so fast and he can really jitterbug around you, if you try to press or anything like that. He’s a great player. He’s a real deep threat.”