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Elijah Wellman

Elijah
Wellman
#28TE/FB


Height: 6-2
Weight: 232
Class: r-Jr.
Hometown: Huntington, W.Va.
HS/Last School: Spring Valley HS

Bio

2014 (r-Fr.)
  • Played in 12 games
  • Saw action on 201 plays, including 186 offensive plays
  • Scored his first collegiate touchdown on a four-yard reception against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl
  • Season-high 40 plays against Oklahoma
  • First career rush against Towson
  • Saw first collegiate action against Alabama, finishing with a 10-yard reception
2013 (Fr.)
  • Redshirted
  • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Georgia State
High School
  • Played for coach Brad Dingess at Spring Valley
  • Won the Sam Huff Award as the top defensive player of the year by the state’s sportswriters’ association
  • Three-time 3A all-state first team selection by the West Virginia Sportswriters’ Association, including being named defensive captain as a senior
  • Three-time Mountain State Athletic Conference, including Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
  • Finished with 1,676 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns
  • Also had 124 tackles, including two sacks, 11 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and an interception he returned for a touchdown
  • Played for the South team in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl
  • Three-time Class 3A All-State First Team in baseball
Personal
  • Birthday is September 20
  • Son of Brian and Renee Wellman
  • One of three children
  • Majoring in criminology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


Stats

Offense
SeasonClassGPRushesGainLossYardsTDsLongRecYardsTDsLong
Totals 251682577117927310
2014Fr12240402411110
2015So13147857311751627
Scoring
SeasonClassGPTDspts
Totals 25424
2014Fr1216
2015So13318


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