Name: Lorenzo Mitchell
Projected NFL Position: TE
Draft Class: 2017
Q&A with Lorenzo Mitchell
What is your name, school, and position?
Winona State: Played two seasons at Winona State (2014, 2015) in Winona, Minn… Coached by Tom Sawyer. 2015: Played in 10 games with two starts… Finished with seven receptions for 65 yards and a touchdown against Wayne State… Also tallied a pair of tackles… 2014: Played in all 11 games in his first season with the Warriors… Made four catches for 53 yards… Caught two passes for a season-high 30 yards, including a 20-yard grab against Southwest Minnesota State.
High School: Graduated from Bartlett (Ill.) HS… Coached by Tom Meaney, Eric Ilich… Led team to a pair of conference titles (2010, 2011)… Stats: 2011: 35 receptions, 668 yards, 8 TD… Lettered in football and basketball… Team captain… Upstate Eight selection… 2011 Valley All-Conference… 2011 All-Area… 2011 All-State honorable mention… 2010 All-Area in basketball… 2011 Most Improved… 2011 Basketball Team MVP…
Personal: Born Feb. 25, 1994 in Chicago, Ill… Nickname: Zo… Son of Conice Harris… Future plans: Live the dream… Hobbies: sports, video games… Uncle, Johnnie Harris, played football with the Oakland Raiders (2000-2003) and New York Giants (2003-2006); Cousin – Antonio Dennard, played football with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2012), New York Giants (2013), Green Bay Packers (2013, 2014); Cousin – Walt Harris, played football for the Chicago Bears (1996-2001), Indianapolis Cots (2002-2003), Washington Redskins (2004-2005), San Francisco 49ers (2006-2009) and Baltimore Ravens (2010).
More About Lorenzo: Favorite book: Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham”; Favorite midnight snack: Smike Fruit Snack; Favorite movie: “Good Burger”; Favorite musical artist: Lil’ Wayne; Favorite song: “Hell & Back” by Kid Ink; Favorite sports team: New England Patriots; Lorenzo can’t go a week without: Food; Favorite athlete: Michael Vick; Most thrilling moment in sports: His first one-handed catch for a TD; Advice to kids: “Do your homework”; Favorite color: Black; Favorite food: Stuffing; Favorite sport other than football: Basketball; Person Lorenzo most admires: Kobe Bryant; Most famous person Lorenzo has ever met: JJ Watt, Michael Jordan; Toughest player Lorenzo has ever played against: Jabari Parker; What people don’t know about: Video game specialist; When he was a kid, Lorenzo tried to be like: Michael Vick.