Bruce Mitchell: DL #96, Class of 2019

Bruce Mitchell is a 6-foot-4 295-pound defensive lineman for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2019.

BYU summary: Mitchell is new to the BYU football program after leaving on an LDS mission straight from high school (

  • 2022 (Freshman). Enrolled mid-year in January 2022 after returning from mission
  • 2019-21 (LDS mission). Seattle, Washington

High School. Mitchell prepped at South Summit high school (Kamas, Utah), where he helped lead South Summit to back-to-back state championships (2017-18).  As a senior he totaled 76 tackles (25 solo), 13 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, one interception returned 65 yards for a touchdown, three forced fumbles, and one fumble recovered 30 yards for a touchdown (MaxPreps).

Recruitment. Mitchell was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.7978).  Mitchell signed with BYU on December 19, 2018

Social Media. Follow and support Mitchell on Twitter at @BruceSMitchell and on LinkedIn.

Resources: BYU Athlete profile, 247 Recruiting Profile, MaxPreps Stats, BYU Insider Interview

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