UT's Marvin Mitchell Drafted By Saints

April 29, 2007

(AP) -- Linebacker Marvin Mitchell has become the sixth Vol drafted by the NFL and the eighth overall from a Tennessee-based college.

New Orleans took Mitchell with the tenth pick in the seventh round, the 220th pick overall. He is the second player taken from a Tennessee school today as the draft wraps up.

Mitchell becomes the second Vol selected by New Orleans. In the first round of the draft, the Saints drafted wide receiver Robert Meachem with the 27th overall pick.

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