There’s not many players in the league who get the chance to sign with a club located in the same city as their college program. There’s even fewer who receive the opportunity to play high school ball, college ball, and professional football all within a 50-mile radius.
But wide receiver Steven Mitchell — who recently signed with Los Angeles as an undrafted free agent — is one such player.
“Honestly it’s a blessing. I didn’t know where I would land as far as the whole draft process, but one thing my
parents told me is to always believe in God’s plan, and that’s what I did,” he said. “To stay in L.A. and I’m at home — I played in the Coliseum all four years — I’m excited.”
Mitchell grew up in the San Fernando Valley and went to high school at Bishop Alemany, before heading to USC.
And while he finished his college career as one of the Trojans’ most productive wide receivers — recording 644 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 2017 — Mitchell’s tenure was not without its share of challenges, including them…