Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell

Class of 2016


Derrell played for the Toronto Argonauts and the Edmonton Eskimos between 1997-2007, was a five-time east All-Star and three-time CFL All Star. He is 9th on the all-time receiving yards list with 12,014 and was CFL rookie of the year in 1997. He held many receiving records including most receptions in a season with 160 in 1998; six seasons with over 1,000 yards receiving; 47 career receiving games with 100 yards or more; and one career game of 200 yards receiving. Derrell appeared in two Grey Cup games, winning in 1997 and 2005.

Playing Career

New Orleans Saints
1994
Scottish Claymores
1995
Toronto Argonauts
1997 - 2003
Edmonton Eskimos
2004 - 2006
Toronto Argonauts
2004 - 2006

Awards/Honours

  • CFL All-Star
    1997, 1998, 2000
  • CFL East All-Star
    1997, 1998, 2000 - 2002
  • CFL Most Outstanding Rookie Award
    1997
  • Most Pass Receptions in CFL Season (160)
    1998
  • Grey Cup Winning Teams
    1997, 2005