Another Gator to enter NFL Draft

Jan. 8, 2003 at 4:29 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Florida defensive end Clint Mitchell announced Wednesday he would enter the NFL Draft, becoming the third member of the Gators to do so.

Mitchell played in 26 games, including 20 starts, in three collegiate seasons and was in on 121 tackles. He had 78 tackles this season for the Gators, who were 8-5 and lost to Michigan, 38-30, in the Outback Bowl.

His brother, Jeff, played for the Gators and is with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.

Quarterback Rex Grossman and defensive lineman Ian Scott previously announced their intention to leave school early and apply for the draft.

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