Freddie Mitchell Speaks: An exclusive interview with the former Eagles wideout
Updated: June 5, 2009

By Zaki,

Everyone knows Freddie Mitchell as the shy, reserved former Eagles wide receiver now famous for his incredible 4th & 26 catch, but we managed to catch up with Mitchell and got him to open up a little for an exclusive interview (our first ever for real-real, non-made-up one) only seen here on

In the wake of the news that Brian Westbrook will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his ankle, you have to figure that would be a good place to start, but what kind of responsible news outlet would we be if we didn’t dig deeper for the story behind the story.

Well, here is the exclusive interview in its entirety:

PG: What would be your walk-up music if you played for the Phillies, and why?

FM: Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’. It reflects on my life and the real Philly fans that never give up and don’t talk [poop] on the team they love.

Well, there you have it. Freddie would walk up to some Journey and loves the Philly fans that never stop believin’. Just remember that you heard it here first.

In honor of Freddie’s choice of music and because the world could always use a trip back to the 80s with more Journey, here are a couple selections to pass the next few minutes:

That’s pretty much it for now, but stay tuned for Part II of our Freddie Mitchell Speaks segment when we delve further into the mystery that is Freddie Mitchell with more hard-hitting questions and random Journey clips.

Zaki is the Chief Rocka and senior writer for

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