Brian Mitchell

Local Sports Celebrity

After a successful 14-year NFL career, Brian Mitchell has embarked on a successful radio and TV career and is currently the co-host of the BMITCH & FINLAY show on 106.7 The Fan, which airs weekdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. On television, Mitchell serves as an analyst of many of the Washington Football Team focused sports shows, where Brian delivers extensive analysis and commentary covering the top regional and national sports stories. As a player, Mitchell spent 14 years in the NFL as a return specialist and running back from 1990 to 2003. In 223 games, he gained more than 23,000 all-purpose yards, which is second on the all-time NFL list. He recorded 13 career special-teams touchdowns, which also ranks second in NFL history. A Super Bowl Champion with the Redskins in 1992, Mitchell was named an NFL All-Pro three times and was a Pro Bowler in 1995. He was inducted into the Redskins ‘Ring of Fame’ in 2009 and was named to the team’s 70th Anniversary Team. Mitchell played collegiately at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, which is now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Additionally, Brian is a keynote and motivational speaker across the United States, author of “A Champion’s Heart”, founder of Ridin’ 30 Cycling Club, and is involved in several philanthropic endeavors.