Mitchell Could be Among Best

The 6-1, 190-pound safety prospect from Pasadena (Calif.) Muir, Lance Mitchell, is one of the headliners at the B2G Elite Camp in Thousand Oaks this weekend. With Scout.com having exclusive coverage rights to the camp, we talked to Mitchell about recruiting as he checked into the camp Thursday...

Pasadena (Calif.) Muir safety Lance Mitchell (6-1, 190) has made a rapid ascent up the recruiting charts after a strong spring, earning Mitchell, who could also play receiver in college, four scholarship offers.

"I'm still at four offers, from Arizona, Oregon State, Utah and UNLV," said Mitchell. "I think as my tape gets out more, I'll get more offers."

Mitchell is hoping those offers come from the in-state schools, as USC, California and UCLA all dot his list of favorites along with the four schools that have offered.

"I'm going to USC's Rising Senior Camp next week," said Mitchell. "I get stuff from UCLA and Cal all the time. I like them because they're close to home."

Mitchell excels at both receiver and safety but, with his size, it looks like the secondary is where his future is. "It really doesn't matter to me where I play," said Mitchell. "I really like safety with my size and kind of prefer there."

Mitchell, rated a four-star safety by Scout.com, said that his four leaders are the schools that have offered, but the Trojans have a slight edge amongst the schools who haven't offered. "I went to their Junior Day and really liked it there," said Mitchell.

Mitchell said he didn't want to make an early decision. "I want to see all of my offers and go through the whole process. I want to take all five of my trips."

This weekend, Mitchell is one of the headliners at the B2G Elite Football Program in Thousand Oaks.

Mitchell did track this season for Muir, running the 4x400m relay and doing both the high and long jump. As a junior, he recorded a team leading 110 tackles, and was an all-league pick.

Academically, he said his GPA was fine and said he was just waiting for a good SAT score.


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