Profile - Brant Mitchell
Knoxville, Tennessee inside linebacker Brant Mitchell was recently named Tennessee POTY. Mitchell took his official visit to Georgia Tech last weekend along with fellow Knoxville player and Georgia Tech commit Nathan Cottrell.
Mitchell made the trip to Atlanta with his mom and dad. The visit was a big success in their eyes. “Dad really hit it off with Coach (Andy) McCollum and they feel real secure about me living in Atlanta with the coaching staff at Georgia Tech.” Mitchell also got to know fellow Knoxville commit Nathan Cottrell better. The two will be roommates.
As did the other official visitors, Brant met with the academic advisors and got to see how the support system works. Mitchell hopes to major in engineering at Tech.
The coaches met with Brant and his parents to give them an idea of how his academic and football life will change from what he experienced in high school. Once he signs his LOI, the coaches will be giving Brant a workout program. “They expect me to be in shape and ready to play.”
Mitchell was hosted on the visit by Tech freshman offensive lineman Trey Klock. “He said he loved it there and that I will enjoy being around all the other guys on the team.” Brant liked that the other players were there in support of the recruits on their official visits.
Several schools have continued to recruit Mitchell. Brant has listened to them but has let all of them know that he is 100% committed to Georgia Tech.
The plan for Brant is to start his career at inside linebacker. Coach McCollum let Brant know that he wants him to be ready when he arrives in the summer. “I’m thinking I will see early playing time from the way the coaches talked and that is fine with me."