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Vashon Junior Mitchell Impresses At UI Camp

Derrick Mitchell (Ryan Easterling)

The Fighting Illini football team hosted a 7 on 7 tournament on campus recently. Much of the attention was paid to two strong-armed quarterbacks, but one rising junior was also impressive and is hearing from the Illini already.

St. Louis Vashon athlete Derrick Mitchell certainly passes the eye test. The class of 2013 wide receiver and cornerback recently took part in the Illinois 7-on-7 tournament with his high school teammates and was impressive. He liked the opportunity the camp presented for his team. "See, I think we get to run routes and get used to our new quarterback because our quarterback graduated last year... Recommended Stories

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