|No. 84 – Cincinnati Bengals|
|Born:||November 7, 1996|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||247 lb (112 kg)|
|High school:||Tarpon Springs High School|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Mitchell Wilcox (born November 7, 1996) is an American football tight end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at South Florida.
Wilcox, born in Largo, Florida, is the youngest child in the family to Chuck and Carole Wilcox. Wilcox's father served in the US Coast Guard and was rewarded the title as Commander. Wilcox's grandfather also served in the US Coast Guard and was rewarded the title as Captain. Wilcox attended Tarpon Springs High School and was a dual standout athlete. His senior year he helped take his varsity basketball team to their first ever FHSAA Final Four in school history. Averaging 5.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, and 0.8 apg. Wilcox played alongside Hapoel Haifa's Scottie James.
Wilcox was a member of the South Florida Bulls for five seasons, redshirting his true freshman season. Wilcox finished his collegiate career with 100 receptions, 1,326 receiving yards, and 11 touchdowns, all of which are school records for tight ends.
Wilcox signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2020. He gained notoriety following an incident at the NFL combine when he was struck in the face with a football during a catching drill. He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day. Wilcox was signed to the Bengals' active roster on January 1, 2021. Wilcox made the Bengals' 53-man roster out of training camp at the start of the 2021 season.