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Opelika's Mitchell out for season

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OPELIKA, Ala. -

Opelika rising senior tight end Jakell Mitchell has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the 2013 season.

Bulldog head coach Brian Blackmon told the Opelika-Auburn News the injury occurred at a camp on Friday, June 28, but an MRI showing the extent of the damage was not come back until Monday.

Mitchell, an Auburn University commitment, caught 28 passes for 403 yards and carried the ball 88 times for 392 yards and 17 touchdowns last season.

He helped lead Opelika to the 6A state title game.

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