Football

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Ezekiel Elliott

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
John Burroughs

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
RB

Ezekiel Elliott

Overview: Elliott was a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and one of the Top 100 prospects nationally with overall rankings of No. 47 by Scout, No. 70 by 247Sports, No. 84 by Rivals and No. 109 by ESPN ... also ranked fourth, ninth, 11th and 12th among running backs by 247Sports, Scout, ESPN and Rivals, respectively ... named to the U.S. Army All-American game ... the St. Louis Post-Dispatch offensive player of the year in 2012, Elliott put up huge statistics with 3,061 all-purpose yards and 50 touchdowns, including 2,155 rush yards and 40 rushing touchdowns for the 13-1 Class 3 state runner-up ... also had 16 receptions for 383 yards ... rushed for 1,802 yards and 34 touchdowns and caught 23 passes for 401 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... Burroughs, coached by Gus Frerotte, has been state runner-up three consecutive years ... Ezekiel's father, Stacy, and mother, Dawn, were each student-athletes at and are graduates of the University of Missouri with Stacy a football player and Dawn a member of the track and field team ... Elliott capped his high school career by winning four state championships at the Missouri Class 3 state championships in 2-1/2 hours (in the 100-meter dash, 200, 110 high hurdles and 300 hurdles) ... named the state's Gatorade track and field athlete of the year ... has two sisters: Lailah and Aailyah.

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