2010 NFL Draft Results: Is Cleveland Browns’ Carlton Mitchell the Next Colston?

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With their first of two sixth round picks in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns selected South Florida wide receiver Carlton Mitchell.
First of all, Mitchell is a developmental project at receiver, just like any other sixth round pick in the draft so don't look for him to make any major contributions in the 2010 season.
The Browns have a promising, but young group of wide receivers on their roster and Mitchell may be one of the most intriguing prospects in the group now that he will be wearing the orange and brown.
At 6'3" and 215 pounds, Mitchell is the perfect standard height and weight when it comes to being a possible top-notch receiver per NFL standards.
Playing at a smaller college like South Florida, Mitchell may not be prepared to face NFL-caliber cornerbacks, but then again who would have thought that Saints receiver Marques Colston would be as successful as he has been being a seventh round pick himself.
Colston played for Hostra, which is a sm...

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