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2019-20 Football Roster

#21 Jalen Elliott

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Height 6-0 1/2
Weight 210
Class Senior
Hometown Richmond, VA
High School Lloyd C. Bird

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)

  • Started all 13 games, making 67 tackles with four interceptions and seven pass break-ups
  • One of 35 players in the country with four or more interceptions
  • Ranked third on the team in pass break-ups and fourth in tackles
  • Had a pair of interceptions against Ball State
  • Made two pass break-ups at No. 24 Virginia Tech in return to his home state
  • Had an interception in win over No. 12 Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)

  • Appeared in and started all 13 games
  • Registered 43 tackles, including 24 solo stops, and two passes defended
  • Helped a Notre Dame defense that improved by at least 20 spots in the FBS rankings in third down conversion percentage, interceptions, rushing defense, scoring defense, passing efficiency defense, sacks, tackles for loss and turnovers gained
  • Irish were the last team in the FBS to surrender more than 20 points in a game (Irish allowed 20 points or less over each of their first eight games)
  • Notre Dame allowed only four plays of 40 yards or longer in 2017—the second-fewest of any team in the FBS
  • The Irish allowed only one play of 50 yards or longer in 2017—the second-fewest of any team in the FBS
  • Notre Dame ranked first or second in the FBS in fewest completions allowed of at least 30 yards (second, nine), 40 yards (first, one) and 50 yards (first, zero)
  • Notre Dame was the only FBS school to yield one or fewer pass plays of 40 yards or longer in 2017

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)

  • Appeared in all 12 games in 2016
  • One of 10 true freshmen (Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Donte Vaughn, Julian Love, Julian Okwara, Daelin Hayes, Kevin Stepherson, Chase Claypool and Jamir Jones) who played in at least eight games
  • One of eight true freshmen (Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Donte Vaughn, Julian Love, Julian Okwara, Daelin Hayes and Jamir Jones) on defense who played in at least eight games
  • One of seven true freshmen (Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Donte Vaughn, Julian Love, Daelin Hayes and Chase Claypool) to register at least 11 tackles
  • One of five freshmen defensive backs (Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill and Donte Vaughn) that not only played significant snaps but totaled 131 tackles — the most in Irish single-season history by a rookie class in the secondary
  • Recorded 14 tackles on the season (7-7)
  • Had a career best four tackles (1-3) against Army, Nov. 12, 2016.
  • Also had tackles against Texas (1-0), Syracuse (2-2), Navy (2-1), and USC (1-1)

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • One of the most versatile athletes in the nation due to his ability to play multiple positions
  • Helped Lloyd C. Bird to Virginia State Championships in 2013 and 2014
  • 2015 Virginia High School Coaches Association 5A All-State First Team
  • 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Virginia Football Second Team
  • 2015 Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Region 5A South First Team
  • 2015 Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro First Team
  • Named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Game
  • Threw for 928 yards in 12 games as a senior in 2015
  • Recorded 14 touchdown passes
  • Registered 14 tackles, five interceptions and seven pass breakups as a defensive back
  • Threw for 1,736 yards in 16 games as a junior in 2014
  • Recorded 24 TD passes (just five interceptions) while rushing for 271 yards and seven scores
  • Registered 19 tackles and picked off two passes as a defensive back
  • No. 93-ranked wide receiver on Scout.com 300 list
  • No. 46-ranked athlete on ESPN 300 list
  • No. 468-ranked player in the nation and No. 26-ranked athlete on 247Sports.com Top 247
  • No. 15-ranked safety on Rivals.com 250 list
  • No. 285-ranked player on the Tom Lemming Prep Football Report
  • Virginia’s No. 13-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 4-ranked player by Scout, No. 22-ranked player by ESPN and No. 5-ranked player by Rivals
  • Played for head coach David Bedwell at Lloyd C. Bird High School
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in marketing