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Anthony Mitchell (American football)

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Place of birth:  Youngstown, Ohio
Interceptions:  3
College:  Tuskegee
Name  Anthony Mitchell

Undrafted:  1999
Role  American football player
Tackles:  138
Education  Tuskegee University
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Date of birth:  (1974-12-13) December 13, 1974 (age 41)

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Anthony Maurice Mitchell (born December 13, 1974) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football at Tuskegee University.

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Mitchell also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Cincinnati Bengals.

Mitchell is best remembered for his stellar play as a reserve safety on the 2000 Ravens squad that made an improbable run to Super Bowl XXXV. In a pivotal January 2001 playoff game played in Nashville, Baltimore was tied 10-10 with the Tennessee Titans early in the fourth quarter. With just over 12 minutes remaining in the game, Titans kicker Al Del Greco lined up for a potential game-winning 37-yard field goal from the right hash. At the snap, Baltimore defensive lineman Keith Washington bullrushed the Titans lineman defending him, losing his helmet in the process; undeterred, Washington stretched out his right arm over his head, deflecting Del Greco's kick high into the air. Mitchell snatched the tipped ball out of the air at the Ravens' 10-yard line, raced up the far sideline and, with the help of blocks thrown by backup safety Corey Harris and starting cornerback Chris McAlister, returned the ball 90 yards for a Baltimore touchdown. Mitchell's return catapulted the Ravens to a 24-10 win and set them on the path to their first world championship.


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