"When it comes down to it I wanted to be at Georgia," Mitchell said.
Rome said he was not so sure Mitchell would wind up at Georgia.
"I was 99.9% sure he was going to Alabama. I was upset," Jay Rome said.
"I was a little edgy about Georgia before my official. But it just felt right," Mitchell said. "Alabama was in the lead the entire time. I would like to thank those coaches, too."