52 Chris Mitchem
LB • 5-9
At UWG: Veteran defender back for fourth season in Braves program transfer from Georgia Southern was granted appeal for an extra year of eligibility saw most action of his career a year ago at linebacker spot had 35 total tackles, including three for loss enters fall camp as a projected backup, but has experience to make a contribution to Braves stop troops this fall
High School: Enjoyed an outstanding career at Lakeside High in the Augusta area many honors include three berths on all-region and all-area teams, twice earning spots as both and offensive and defensive player had 280 tackles over three seasons, including 110 during junior season also had 17 career sacks and 12 fumble recoveries beyond football, was also an outstanding wrestler was a three-year letterman and twice qualified for the state championships had a 61-23 record on the mats during junior and senior seasons
Personal: Born April 4, 1982 son of Emery and Naomi Mitchem enjoys talking to friends, studying and playing sports ¬Lists favorites as, TV: Chappelles Show; non-football sport: basketball; UWG class: Physical Education; music: rap, including Outkast, Jay-Z, and Ludacris sports hero is former football/baseball star Bo Jackson; non-sports hero: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would enjoy meeting Beyonce majoring in Business Information Systems with ambition of having a career as a lawyer.