DeShon Elliott
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DeShon Elliott

DeShon Elliott
No. 32 - Baltimore Ravens
Position:Strong safety
Personal information
Born: (1997-04-21) April 21, 1997 (age 22)
Dallas, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Rockwall-Heath (Heath, Texas)
College:Texas
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 6 / Pick: 190
Career history
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

DeShon Elliott (born April 21, 1997) is an American football strong safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas, and was drafted by the Ravens in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Early years

Elliott attended Rockwall-Heath High School in Heath, Texas, where he played high school football. He committed to the University of Texas to play college football.[1][2]

College career

As a freshman at Texas in 2015, Elliott played in seven games and recorded 13 tackles and two interceptions. As a sophomore he played in 12 games and made one start, recording 30 tackles, one interception and one sack.[3] As a junior in 2017, Elliott was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award.[4] In late November 2017, it was announced that Elliott would forego his senior year at Texas in favor of the 2018 NFL Draft, and that he would not play in the Longhorns' bowl game.[5]

Professional career

Elliott was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round, 190th overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[6] He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2018 with a fractured forearm.[7]

On October 15, 2019, Elliott was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.[8]

References

  1. ^ Safety Elliott commits to Longhorns
  2. ^ Deshon Elliott commits to Texas
  3. ^ The Texas 22: Starting at safety -- DeShon Elliott
  4. ^ Award Watch: Texas' DeShon Elliott (Jim Thorpe) and Michael Dickson (Ray Guy) earn finalist status
  5. ^ Howe, Jeff (November 30, 2017). "Texas safety DeShon Elliott to enter 2018 NFL Draft". 247sports.com. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Mink, Ryan (April 28, 2018). "Round 6: Ravens Select Safety DeShon Elliott at No. 190". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ Mink, Ryan (August 31, 2018). "Ravens Release 10 Players, Send Four to Injured Reserve". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  8. ^ Alper, Josh (October 14, 2019). "Ravens S DeShon Elliott expected to miss rest of season with knee injury". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.

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