Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell

Bio

Full name: Derrell Lavoice Mitchell

Nickname: Mookie

Born: Sept. 16, 1971 in Miami, FL (52 years old)

Last Season (2007) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 196 lbs
  • Position: SB
  • Jersey: #87
Amateur Programs
  • Texas Tech
  • Joliet CC
  • Northwestern HS (Miami, FL)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1997–2007
Active teams (2):

  • TOR 1997–2003, 2007
  • EDM 2004–2006

176 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 174 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season/Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons (2 teams)
(Rank: T330th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
174
(Rank: T395th,
96th percentile,
174 CFL games)
0 2
1997 TOR WR 87 18 -- 1
1998 TOR WR 87 18 -- 0
1999 TOR WR 87 10 -- 0
2000 TOR WR 87 18 -- 0
2001 TOR WR 87 16 -- 0
2002 TOR SB 87 18 -- 0
2003 TOR WR 87 15 -- 0
2004 EDM WR 87 18 -- 0
2005 EDM SB 87 18 -- 1
2006 EDM WR 87 15 -- 0
2007 TOR SB 87 10 -- 0
Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Receiving Yards – Game -- 220 yards TOR 1998 TOR 30 @ EDM 29
-- 196 yards TOR 2000 TOR 26 @ BC 36
 
Playoffs
15th 180 yards TOR 1998 TOR 28 @ MTL 41
 
Grey Cup
-- 117 yards EDM 2005 MTL 35 vs EDM 38 OT
Weekly
1998
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (TOR)
  • Offensive Star Week 13 (TOR)
2000
  • Offensive Star Week 7 (TOR)
  • Special Teams Star Week 16 (TOR)
2001
  • Offensive Star Week 10 (TOR)
2002
  • Special Teams Star Week 15 (TOR)
  • 1997 Winner (TOR) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1998 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2000 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2002 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell was inducted into the Player wing in 2016 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Toronto Argonauts All-Time Argonauts

Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell was inducted into the Player wing in 2023.

  • 2012 Receivers (EDM)