Brett Elliott
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Brett Elliott

Brett Elliott
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
TeamTexas State
Biographical details
Born (1982-06-11) June 11, 1982 (age 37)
Portland, Oregon
Playing career
2006San Diego Chargers
2007Rhein Fire
2008San Jose SaberCats
2010Utah Blaze
2011Georgia Force
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2012Mississippi State (GA)
2013-2014Mississippi State (OQC)
2015James Madison (Co-OC/QB)
2016Texas State (OC/QB)
2017Mississippi State (QB)
2018-presentTexas State (QB)

Brett Elliott (born June 11, 1982) is an American football coach and former player. He is the quarterbacks coach at Texas State University

Playing career


Elliott was the starter for the 2002 Utah Utes football team and began the season as the starter for the 2003 team before breaking his wrist in the second game of the season and being replaced by Heisman finalist and future #1 NFL draft pick Alex Smith.

After Alex Smith took over the starting job, Brett transferred to Linfield College where he became the school's starting quarterback en route to a NCAA Division III Football Championship in 2004, and set national college football records including the season record for touchdowns thrown in a season (61). In 2005, he won both the Gagliardi Trophy and the Melberger Award.

College statistics

    Passing   Rushing
Season Team GP Comp Att Pct Yds TD INT Att Yds TD
2002 Utah Utes 8 130 221 58.82 1,529 10 8 28 31 2
2003 Utah Utes 2 29 59 49.2 304 2 2 25 73 1
2004 Linfield College 13 290 437 66.4 4,595 61 11 - - -
2005 Linfield College 11 277 396 69.9 4,019 49 9 - - -
Totals Utah Utes/Linfield 34 726 1113 65.2 10,441 122 30 - - -


Elliot was on the San Diego Chargers roster in 2006. He served as a back up on the San Jose SaberCats in 2008, behind Mark Grieb. He did not throw a pass, but the SaberCats reached ArenaBowl XXII before losing to the Philadelphia Soul.

In 2010, Elliot became the starter for the Utah Blaze. He was 249-of-432 (57.6%) for 2,674 yards, 59 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. But the Blaze finished the 2010 season with a 2-14 record. In 2011, he joined the Georgia Force. Through three games, he led the AFL with a 126.06 quarterback rating.

Coaching career

In 2012, Elliott was hired as the graduate assistant for the offense at Mississippi State University.[1] In 2015, Elliott is served as the co-offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach for James Madison University. In 2016, Elliott went to Texas State University where he served as Offensive Coordinator and QB Coach.[2] On February 7, 2017 news broke that he would be returning to Mississippi State as the quarterbacks coach replacing Brian Johnson who left MSU to become offensive coordinator at Houston.[3] In March 2018, it was announced that Elliot would be rejoining the coaching staff of Texas State football as the quarterbacks coach.[4]


  1. ^ Stopczynski, Elliott join football support staff, Maroon Memo, March 26, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
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  3. ^ Mississippi State Hires Brett Elliott to be Quarterback's Coach
  4. ^ "Elliott rejoins Bobcat coaching staff". San Marcos Daily Record. March 6, 2018. Retrieved 2018.

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