Player Profiles

Elijah                             Wellman
Class: r-So.
Hometown: Huntington, W.Va.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 232
Sport: Football
Position: TE/FB


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
• 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

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