Found February 10, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Former college quarterback Mitch Mustain reportedly has signed a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox and is planning to attend spring training with the team in March.
Mustain had a disappointing college football career that included one season at Arkansas and three at USC. He played baseball in high school but stopped after breaking his arm his junior season. He says he threw 90 mph during a tryout for a White Sox scout last month, leading to the signing.
Mustain entered Arkansas in 2006 as one of the most decorated college football prospects in recent memory. He compiled a 44-1 record during his career at Springdale High School (Ark.) and set several state records. He played as a true freshman on the 2006 Arkansas team leading an offense that featured Darren McFadden and Felix Jones in the backfield. Though Mustain went 8-0 as the starter, he was replaced by Casey Dick and transferred to USC after the season.
The move proved to be a poor decision for Mustain who became b...
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Former USC quarterback Mitch Mustain dreamed of one day playing in the Super Bowl. But now Mustain, who has not pitched since his sophomore year in high school, is thinking about the World Series after signing a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox.
This is my one shot and I have nothing to lose, Mustain, 24, said in a phone interview.
Mustain will report to the White...
A person familiar with the situation says former Arkansas and Southern California quarterback Mitch Mustain is closing in on a minor-league contract with the Chicago White Sox.
The person spoke Friday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been finalized. That is expected to happen early next week.
Mustain told the NBC affiliate in Northwest Arkansas that he had...
Former USC and Arkansas quarterback, Mitch Mustain, was once a five star high school prospect. Mustain was highly thought of and was handed the reins to the Arkansas kingdom for a eight games. His removal from the starting job there led to him transferring to USC.
Fast forward to 2012 and Mustain is trying out a different avenue in the world of professional sports. He's going...
Former USC and Arkansas quarterback, Mitch Mustain, was once a five star high school prospect. Mustain was highly thought of and was handed the reins to the Arkansas kingdom for a eight games. His removal from the starting job there led to him transferring to USC.Fast forward to 2012 and Mustain is trying out a different avenue in the world of professional sports. He's going...
The star quarterback from Arkansas who made the Razorbacks, along with Darren McFadden, Felix Jones and Peyton Hillis, into a foundated SEC college football team then transferred to the USC Trojans to never be heard again, has came out of hiding this year very strongly. Now signing with the Chicago White Sox, who have absolutely no ties to football.
Mitch Mustain, the former USC quarterback, has signed a Minor League deal with the White Sox.
Former USC quarterback Mitch Mustain is giving baseball a shot, signing a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Matt Snyder | CBS SPorts
CHICAGO – The Chicago White Sox have signed Mitch Mustain to a minor-league contract as a pitcher (LA Times). In other words, the dude who started for USC against Notre Dame in football during the 2010 season is now in the White Sox organization.
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