Blue Bombers roster - 2023-2024

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According to his highlight video, Montrae Braswell looks like a decent kick returner.



2024-04-17   WPG   MITCHELL, Myron   WR   A   Alabama Birmingham   ADD   


Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign wide receiver Myron Mitchell
April 17, 2024

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed wide receiver Myron Mitchell on Wednesday according to the CFL Transactions page.

Myron Mitchell is six foot one and weighs 180 pounds. The 25-year-old from Jasper, Alabama, signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2021, and spent most of the season on the practice squad. He appeared in one game for the Vikings before being released on August 29, 2022.

On December 13, 2022, Mitchell signed with the Michigan Panthers and was traded three days later to the Birmingham Stallions. In 2023, Mitchell was targeted 21 times making 15 catches for 138 yards, one touchdown, and one kick return for 23 yards in 10 games helping the Stallions win their second consecutive USFL Championship over the Pittsburgh Maulers. The Stallions released him on March 22, 2024.

Collegiately, Mitchell played two seasons at Butler Community College (2016-17) making 42 catches for 510 yards, two touchdowns, one carry for three yards, eight kick returns for 135 yards, five punt returns for 24 yards, and three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists) in 19 games for the Grizzlies.

Then, Mitchell transferred to the University of Alabama-Birmingham (2019-20) making 63 catches for 990 yards, seven touchdowns, two carries for 13 yards, 23 kick returns for 497 yards, one touchdown, 18 punt returns for 78 yards, and two tackles (2 solo) in 23 games for the Blazers.


New signings with NFL game experience:

KJ Hill receiver - 21 games

Isaiah Coulter
receiver - 4 games

Larnel Coleman oline - 1 game

Terrell Bonds DB - 4 games

Chauncey Rivers DE - 5 games

Myron Mitchell
receiver - 1 game


Blue Bombers Transactions - April 20, 2024

WINNIPEG, MB., April 20, 2024 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed American receiver Myron Mitchell.

Mitchell (6-1, 180; Alabama-Birmingham; born: June 17, 1998, in Jasper, AL) joins the Blue Bombers after spending last season with the Birmingham Stallions. Originally signed by the Michigan Panthers, Mitchell was traded to the Stallions and appeared in 10 games, pulling in 15 passes for 138 yards and one touchdown while helping Birmingham capture its second consecutive USFL title.

Mitchell signed his first pro deal with the Minnesota Vikings in May of 2021 as an undrafted free agent and appeared in one game while spending most of the season on the practice squad before his release in late August of 2022.

He began his collegiate career at Butler Community College (2016-17) before transferring to UAB (2019-20) where he had 63 catches for 990 yards and seven touchdowns while also handling punt and kickoff return chores.

The club has also transferred American defensive lineman Nate Givhan to the retired list.