St. Louis, Mo.
De Smet Jesuit
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 290
2017: Played in 12 games, starting 11 of them at center.
2016: Played in four games, making two starts at center.
2015: Played in nine games, making six starts on the offensive line.
2014: Redshirted ... named Miami's Offensive Scout Player of the Year.
High School: Is a 2014 graduate of De Smet Jesuit High School ... coached by Pat Mahoney ... two-time team captain ... selected first-team all-conference and all-district ... was part of an offense that averaged 36.8 points per game, with the help of a rushing attack that ran for 2,191 (199.2/game) yards on the season ... named Missouri AP Class 6 First Team All-State
Personal: Full name -- Mitchell John Palmer ... born Jan. 24, 1996 ... son of Kim and John Palmer ... father played football at Iowa (1985-89) ... majoring in Biology & Premedical Studies.