Max Mitchell is an American football offensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He is from Monroe, Louisiana.
He played college football in Louisiana. Mitchell grew up in Monroe, Louisiana, and attended Neville High School.
Mitchell was rated a two-star recruit and committed to playing college football at Louisiana over offers from lower-division schools like Northwestern State, Arkansas-Monticello, Millsaps, and Ouachita Baptist.
Mitchell played in all 14 of the Ragin’ Cajuns’ games as a freshman. He was named a starter going into his sophomore year and started every game for Louisiana.
Mitchell started at both left and right tackle as a junior and was named second-team All-Sun Belt Conference. As a senior, he was named first-team All-Sun Belt and a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.
After the season, Mitchell received invitations to play in the Senior Bowl and participate in the NFL Combine.
Mitchell was selected in the fourth round, pick 111, of the 2022 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.