Jalen Elliott

American football player (born 1998)
American football player
Jalen Elliott
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Elliott with Notre Dame in 2019
No. 41 – Pittsburgh Steelers
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1998-07-07) July 7, 1998 (age 25)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:L. C. Bird
(Chesterfield, Virginia)
College:Notre Dame (2016–2019)
Undrafted:2020
Career history
  • Detroit Lions (2020–2021)
  • New England Patriots (2022)*
  • Las Vegas Raiders (2022)*
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2023–present)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:12
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Jalen Elliott (born July 7, 1998) is an American football safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame. He previously played for the Detroit Lions, New England Patriots and the Las Vegas Raiders.

College career

Elliott played college football at Notre Dame from 2016 to 2019.[1] He was named a captain for Notre Dame during his senior year in 2019.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0+38 in
(1.84 m)
205 lb
(93 kg)
31+34 in
(0.81 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
4.80 s 1.62 s 2.79 s 4.30 s 6.87 s 34.0 in
(0.86 m)
10 ft 5 in
(3.18 m)
15 reps
All values from NFL Combine[3][4]

Detroit Lions

On May 1, 2020, Elliott signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent after the 2020 NFL Draft.[5] On September 5, 2020, he was released by the Lions.[6]

On September 1, 2021, the Lions signed Elliott to the practice squad.[7] On October 23, 2021, he was activated from the practice squad by the Lions for the team's week 7 game against the Los Angeles Rams.[8] He was signed to the active roster on November 9.[9]

On May 12, 2022, the Lions waived Elliott to make room for their rookie class.[10]

New England Patriots

On August 2, 2022, Elliott signed with the New England Patriots.[11] He was waived on August 20.[12]

Las Vegas Raiders

On November 9, 2022, Elliott was signed to the practice squad of the Las Vegas Raiders.[13] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 9, 2023.[14] He was waived on May 1, 2023.

Pittsburgh Steelers

On August 8, 2023, Elliott signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers.[15] He was waived on August 28, 2023.[16]

Elliott signed a letter of intent with the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL on October 30,[17] before re-signing to the Steelers' practice squad on October 31.[18] He was released on November 28.[19] Elliott was re-signed to the practice squad on December 19.[20]

On January 17, 2024, Elliott signed a reserve/futures contract with the Steelers.[21]

References

  1. ^ "Jalen Elliott". und.com. 9 July 2018. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  2. ^ Mazurek, Marek (August 17, 2019). "Jalen Elliott flips the script to become Notre Dame captain". usatoday.com. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  3. ^ "Jalen Elliott Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved February 3, 2024.
  4. ^ "2020 NFL Draft Scout Jalen Elliott College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved February 3, 2024.
  5. ^ "Lions announce agreement with seven undrafted free agents". The Detroit News. April 28, 2020. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  6. ^ "Lions announce roster moves". detroitlions.com. September 5, 2020. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  7. ^ Meinke, Kyle (September 1, 2021). "Detroit Lions sign 15 players to practice squad, dual-threat QB Steven Montez expected to join too". MLive.com. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  8. ^ "The Daily Drive: Detroit Lions activate TE Brock Wright, S Jalen Elliott from practice squad for Rams game". detroitlions.com. October 24, 2021. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  9. ^ "Lions sign Jalen Elliott to active roster, add two to practice squad". Pride of Detroit. SB Nation. November 9, 2021.
  10. ^ Reisman, Jeremy (12 May 2022). "Detroit Lions waive Jalen Elliott, Javon McKinley, creating ample space for rookie class". Pride Of Detroit. Retrieved 12 May 2022.
  11. ^ Alper, Josh (2 August 2022). "Patriots sign Jalen Elliott, Brad Hawkins". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  12. ^ "Patriots Release Two Players". Patriots.com. August 20, 2022.
  13. ^ "Raiders sign S Isaiah Pola-Mao to active roster, sign S Jalen Elliott to practice squad". Raiders.com. November 9, 2022. Retrieved November 9, 2022.
  14. ^ "Raiders sign 13 players to Reserve/Future contracts". Raiders.com. January 9, 2023.
  15. ^ Holcomb, Dave (2023-08-08). "Steelers Release Former College Star WR to Bolster Safety Depth". Heavy.com. Retrieved 2023-08-08.
  16. ^ Varley, Teresa (August 28, 2023). "Steelers make additional roster moves". Steelers.com.
  17. ^ "Five players sign letters of intent with XFL". XFL.com. October 30, 2023. Retrieved December 26, 2023.
  18. ^ Carney, Josh (31 October 2023). "Steelers Sign S Jalen Elliott To Practice Squad, Release OLB David Perales". Steelers Depot. Retrieved 1 November 2023.
  19. ^ Varley, Teresa. "Steelers make practice squad moves". steelers.com. Retrieved 29 November 2023.
  20. ^ Varley, Teresa. "Steelers sign Elliott to practice squad". steelers.com. Retrieved 20 December 2023.
  21. ^ Varley, Teresa (January 17, 2024). "Steelers sign 17 to Reserve/Future contracts". Steelers.com. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
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