A 28-year-old starting right tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs, Mitchell is ready to begin his sixth season in the National Football League. He has never missed a game in his professional career, making 80 consecutive starts since being drafted in the second round in 2012. He spent four years in Cleveland before signing a five-year, $33-million deal with Kansas City. The 6-foot-5, 320-pound native Palisadian was the City Lineman of the Year as a senior at Palisades High and went on to start all 51 games possible for Cal from 2008-11. The Chiefs lost their preseason opener to San Francisco 27-17. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email email@example.com.
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