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Elijah                             Wellman
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Elijah
Wellman
Class: r-Fr.
Hometown: Huntington, W.Va.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 238
Sport: Football
Position: TE/FB

Biography

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 Sept. 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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