MIZELL'S WSU CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2011): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in 10 games, starting nine...fourth on team with 56 tackles, 35 solo...recorded two sacks, forced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles...made four tackles including a pair of sacks against Idaho State...named a team captain, made seven tackles, four solo and forced a fumble against UNLV...recorded a season-high eight tackles, six solo and a tackle for loss at San Diego State...made four tackles and recovered a fumble to seal up win at Colorado...made six tackles and picked up Cougars Big Hit Award at UCLA...recorded five tackles and forced a fumble against No. 7 Stanford...matched a season-high with eight tackles against Oregon State...made five solo tackles at No. 7 Oregon...made five tackles and recovered a fumble against Utah. FRESHMAN (2010): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 11 games, making six starts...finished fourth on the team with 57 total tackles, 42 solo, second most among freshmen in the Pacific-10 Conference ...recorded four tackles, all solo, in season-opener against Oklahoma State...made five tackles, four solo, recorded first career sack and returned first career interception for 62 yards against Montana State, earning Cougar "Big Play" honors with teammate Nolan Washington... made three tackles, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble against USC...had career-high 12 tackles including nine solo, and a forced fumble against Oregon in first career start...had six tackles, five solo, at Stanford...made eight tackles, six solo, at Arizona State...matched a career-high with 12 tackles including eight solo and a sack against California...recorded four tackles in the win at Oregon State.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER FRESHMAN and SOPHOMORE seasons played at Coffee County High School in Georgia at defensive end...JUNIOR year transferred to Leon and sat out the season...SENIOR year registered 131 tackles (87 solo), including 26 tackles-for-loss and 12.5 sacks...also recorded 14 forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries...named first-team all-state (4A) and was a finalist for the high school Butkus Award...came out of high school as a Prep Star All-American...four-star recruit according to Scout.com, and was rated No. 5 nationally at his position...was also a four-star recruit according to Rivals.com, and was rated No. 19 at his position nationally and No. 45 overall in the state of Florida...rated No. 25 at his position nationally by ESPN...ranked as the ninth-best player in Florida by FloridaVarsity.com, No. 33 in the Superprep Florida 110 and member of the Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast 120.
Columbus Mizelll...born in Coffee County, Ga...parents Columbus and Lisa...undecided on major at WSU.