Khalif Mitchell’s days in the CFL might be numbered. He is set to play for Montreal in 2015.
Mitchell was fined by the Alouettes and the CFL for violating social media policies because of his twitter account. Earlier this month he linked to a video titled “The greatest lie ever told – The Holocaust.” He linked to it more than once.
Three years ago when Mitchell played here, he was also forced to pay the league for derogatory remarks about Chinese people. In both instances the team that has employed him has had to make statements distancing themselves from their defensive tackle.
Yesterday, B’nai brith Canada highlighted these and other offensive tweets in a press release. Today they issued a statement along with Mitchell and the CFLPA. Mitchell has apologized after having several conversations with B’nai brith Canada.
A lot of people say Mitchell is an engaging young man. He says he will further educate himself.
Wally Buono has given him two chances here, while Khalif also toiled for Mr. Braley’s other team in Toronto for a season.
In addition to his fine, he should have been suspended because he is a repeat offender.
Pretty sure you cannot ban a human from the internet.
I started this thing talking about Mitchell’s days being numbered. Montreal signed Mitchell to a three- year contract.
At 30-years-old, this seems like it would be his last chance.
But clearly for Khalif, he still has a pro football career because of these digits.
Six-foot-six, 315 pounds.