Marculus Elliott - 28
Marculus Elliott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cantonment, Fla.

High School:
Tate High School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
03/16/1983

Experience:
3L


Versatile backup performer who can be effective as receiver or rusher ... part of Blazers' deep corps of running backs and one of four seniors at position ... came on strong late last season ... listed as No. 3 running back entering fall practice.

2005: Averaged 97 yards over the final three games of the season and produced a pair of 100-yard plus rushing performances ... finished season with 295 yards for team-best 6.0 yards per carry ... rushed for two touchdowns (vs. UCF) ... ran for career-high 116 yards on only eight attempts against the Golden Knights and capped season with a 105-yard effort at East Carolina ... ran for 71 in UAB's victory at UTEP ... had a long run of 52 yards vs. UCF ... ran for 292 yards on 47 carries in final three games, compared to only three yards on two carries in his first six games of action.

2004: Saw action in 10 games and was productive when presented the opportunity ... rushed 27 times during the campaign for 121 yards ... his best game was the season opener against Baylor as he ran for 83 yards on 16 carries, including a career-best 49-yard run ... in Blazers' bowl game in Honolulu, Elliott had 26 rushing yards on only four attempts.

2003: Saw limited action at running back for UAB ... played in three games and rushed twice for 12 yards (both carries coming in victory at South Florida) ... had 10-yard run vs. USF.

2002: Sat out season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Tate High School in Gonzalez, Fla. ... gifted athlete who rushed for over 1,000 yards in each of his last three seasons ... school's all-time leading rusher ... as a junior when he ran for more than 2,000 yards, he was named Northwest Florida Player-of-the-Year ... as senior, was tabbed District Player-of-the-Year ... scored five touchdowns in a game as junior ... coached by Keith Leonard.

PERSONAL: Born March 16, 1983 at Cantonment, Fla. ... son of Lola Elliott and Joe Mack ... major is criminal justice.

 
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