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Virginia Tech’s Mitchell out for season with knee injury

Virginia Tech junior tight end James Mitchell
Virginia Tech junior tight end James Mitchell(ACC)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 12:12 PM EDT
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) -Virginia Tech football tight end James Mitchell is out for the rest of the 2021 season.

Coach Justin Fuente announced Monday Mitchell, a junior, will have knee surgery that will cut his season short. He sustained in injury during a game against Middle Tennessee Saturday.

In the season opener against North Carolina, Mitchell made three receptions for 36 yards and an 11-yard touchdown in the 17-10 win. Virginia Tech is 2-0 on the season.

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