Quinyon Mitchell Named to Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team


TOLEDO, Ohio – Junior cornerback Quinyon Mitchell was named to the Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team today. Mitchell, who was named to the second team, is the only player from the Mid-American Conference on the team and one of only three from a Group of Five conference.

Mitchell led the nation with 25 passes defended (five interceptions, 20 breakups) in 2022, and was named second-team All-America by Walter Camp, Phil Steele and Pro Football Focus, and third-team All-America by the Associated Press. A first-team All-MAC selection in 2022, gained national prominence after he collected four interceptions and two pick sixes in a 52-32 victory over Northern Illinois on Oct. 8.

Mitchell and the Rockets will host an open scrimmage on Saturday, April 8 as part of a Spring Showcase. The event is free to the public and features a youth football clinic from 10:00-11:00 a.m., fan and youth activities from 11:00-noon and a controlled scrimmage that kicks off at noon. Parking is free from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in Parking Areas 6, 9 and 10. For more information, call 419-530-GOLD (4653)

The Rockets open their season on Sept. 2 at Illinois before hosting four consecutive games in the Glass Bowl. The Rockets’ home opener is on Sept. 9 vs. Texas Southern, followed by a matchup vs. San Jose State on Sept. 16. Toledo closes out the month of September with two home MAC contests vs. Western Michigan on Sept. 23 and vs. Northern Illinois in the Homecoming Game on Sept. 30.

Season tickets are on sale now. To order tickets or for more information, please visit or call/text 419.530.GOLD (4653) or stop by the Rocket Ticket Office located in the Sullivan Athletic Complex at Savage Arena during office hours. 


WR Marvin Harrison, Jr., Ohio State
WR Rome Odunze, Washington 
TE Brock Bowers, Georgia # 
OL Joe Alt, Notre Dame # 
OL Olu Fashanu, Penn State # 
OL Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
OL Graham Barton, Duke
C Drake Nugent, Michigan
QB Caleb Williams, USC
RB Blake Corum, Michigan
RB Quinshon Judkins, Ole Miss
PK Joshua Karty, Stanford

DL Jared Verse, Florida State
DL Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois #
DL Dantay Corleone, Cincinnati
DL Bralen Trice, Washington
LB Tommy Eichenberg, Ohio State #
LB Jermiah Trotter, Jr., Clemson
LB Harold Perkins, Jr., LSU
DB Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama
DB Kamren Kinchens, Miami
DB Calen Bullock, USC
DB Kalen King, Penn State #
P Kai Kroeger, South Carolina #
KR Jaylin Lucas, Indiana *

WR Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State
WR Xavier Worthy, Texas
TE Brevyn Spann-Ford, Minnesota
OL Zak Zinter, Michigan
OL Christian Haynes, Connecticut
OL Beaux Limmer, Arkansas
OL JC Latham, Alabama
C Zach Frazier, West Virginia
QB Drake Mayer, North Carolina
RB Braelon Allen, Wisconsin
RB Raheim Sanders, Arkansas
PK Jonah Dalmas, Boise State

DL Mykel Williams, Georgia
DL Mekhi Wingo, LSU
DL Chop Robinson, Penn State
DL Leonard Taylor, Miami
LB Jason Henderson, Old Dominion
LB Barrett Carter, Clemson
LB Jamon Dumas-Johnson, Georgia
DB Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo #
DB Ben Morrison, Notre Dame
DB Malaki Starks, Georgia
DB Cole Bishop, LSU
P Tory Taylor, Iowa
KR Lideatrick Griffin, Mississippi State #

* – 2022 First Team Walter Camp All-America selection
# – 2022 Second Team Walter Camp All-America selection

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