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#18 Malachi Mitchell
True Freshman | 6-0 | 194 lbs. | Mansfield, Texas
- Position: Defensive Back
- Previous College: None
- Projection: Redshirt
- Status: On Scholarship
Malachi Nathaniel Mitchell (b. April 28, 2002) is a quick, athletic defensive back from Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas. He plans on majoring in business administration.
He totaled 95 tackles during his prep career — including eight tackles for loss — to go along with a pair of interceptions, and also competed in track and field for the Broncos.
Mitchell picked K-State over offers from Air Force, Arkansas State, Army, Colorado State, Fordham, Kansas, Louisiana-Monroe, Navy, Texas State and Texas Tech.
His chief recruiter was defensive coordinator Joe Klanderman, his likely position coach.