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Adonai Mitchell

Adonai “AD” Mitchell (WR) – Texas / Junior

6’2-1/4″, 205 Lbs. (Combine)

2023 Stats: 14 games, 55 receptions, 845 yards, 15.4 yards per reception, 11 touchdowns

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Awards/Leader: #1 Receiving TDs Big-12 (2023)

Measurables (Combine): 

Hand Arm Wing
9″ 32-3/8″ 77-5/8″
40-Dash 10-Split Vertical Broad 3-Cone 20-Shuttle Bench
4.34 sec 1.52 sec 39.5″ 11’4″ *** *** ***

RAS: 9.98

Games Watched: 2023 vs. Kansas, 2023 vs. BYU, 2023 @ TCU, 2023 vs. Oklahoma St. (Big-12 championship)


Mitchell is an outstanding mover for someone listed at 6’4. He shows unusual quickness at the line of scrimmage, excellent bend, and uses a variety of release techniques depending on the situation. Mitchell showed drastic improvement with his hands in 2023 with only 1 drop on 86 targets (PFF) after dropping 6 of his 52 targets as a freshman. He’s also gotten much better with attacking passes at their earliest point and consistently brings in targets that are outside of his frame. Mitchell flashes potential as a route runner with the way he manipulates his route stems to take advantage of his defenders’ leverage. He has sharp breaks on short routes, even if he wasn’t used much in that area of the field at Texas. Finally, Mitchell has come up clutch in multiple big games throughout his career. He’s caught a touchdown in all 5 of his College Football Playoff games, including the game winning score against Ohio State in 2022.


Mitchell too often has sloppy footwork at the top of his routes, and is just generally inconsistent as a route runner at this point. One play he will run a crisp, nuanced route that creates yards of separation, the next play he’ll leave you wondering what route he was even supposed to be running. He’s not a huge threat in the open field as a runner, evident by his 3.2 YAC per reception in 2023. He shows occasional lapses with his effort. Some of this is likely caused by Texas using him as a vertical clearout on a huge chunk of his routes, but it also shows up on plays where he’s later in the progression and isn’t expecting to get a look. This has raised questions about his work ethic, but I don’t know the guy personally and can only speculate.


AD Mitchell has had an up and down college career. He had a very promising freshman year before being derailed by injuries in year 2 and transferring to Texas where he had his best season, putting up 845 yards and 11 TDs on 55 catches. Maybe not the huge numbers that some had hoped for, but much of this can be attributed to his usage in the Texas offense. He was rarely used in the short area of the field despite running good routes in that area when given the chance. I think Mitchell likely has a better pro career than college, but he’ll have to answer the questions about his effort and work ethic for this to be the case.

Completed by: @DrinkMyCola11, 02/14/24

Reviewed & edited: J. Clark, 02/14/24

Updated: 03/02/24





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