Elijah Hood
Elijah Hood
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Elijah Hood in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Jaguars in August of 2019.
Let go by Jacksonville
RBFree Agent
September 3, 2019
Hood was released from the Jaguars' practice squad Monday, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
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Hood latched onto Jacksonville's practice squad after failing to crack the 53-man roster but he lasted only a day before being released in favor of DT Eli Ankou. The 23-year-old had eight carries for 71 yards and two receptions for 14 yards in the preseason.
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Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
230 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.63 sec
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
30.38 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Elijah Hood
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166 days ago
Jerry Donabedian takes a look at undrafted players from the 2019 rookie class, hoping to find the next Phillip Lindsay, Gus Edwards or Robert Foster.
Team Previews: Oakland Raiders
July 28, 2017
Bryce Danielson looks at the Raiders' talent-laden roster, which will seek out an AFC West title for the first time since 2002.
NFL Draft: QB/RB Dynasty Rankings
March 24, 2017
His film and production alone make him a good bet to go in the first round, but a disappointing Combine pushed Dalvin Cook back a couple spots in the rookie RB rankings.
NFL Draft: Combine Preview
NFL Draft: Combine Preview
February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017
Dalvin Cook and Leonard Fournette will hog the headlines at running back, but Alvin Kamara is another RB who could burn up the Combine.
NFL Draft: Dynasty Rookie Mock
January 30, 2017
The biggest debate in dynasty rookie drafts will likely be Dalvin Cook vs. Leonard Fournette -- two potential top-10 picks at RB.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Hood was claimed by the Panthers in May afters spending most of 2017 on the Raiders' practice squad. The 22-year-old seems likely to have a similar fate in 2018 with Kenjon Barner and Cameron Artis-Payne fighting for the third running back spot.
Hood elected to forego his senior season at North Carolina in order to declare for the draft, eventually picked in the seventh round by Oakland at No. 242 overall. The 5-11, 230-pound running back has the size to shed tacklers at the NFL level, but he displayed a mediocre level of speed and athleticism during his pro day. Natural talent alone could keep him afloat if he stays healthy, however, as he rushed for 2,321 yards and 25 touchdowns during the final 25 contests of his collegiate career as a Tar Heel. The Raiders added another bruising back in Marshawn Lynch, whose similar style and build will be perfect for Hood to learn from this season. Second-year running backs Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington will also share touches behind Lynch, so Hood's involvement figures to be severely limited as a rookie, but he could be featured in the coming years when Lynch's production ultimately expires.
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Added to Jags' practice squad
RBFree Agent
September 2, 2019
Hood signed with Jacksonville's practice squad Sunday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.
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Jags' top rusher against Atlanta
RBJacksonville Jaguars
August 29, 2019
Hood gained 71 yards on eight rushes and caught two of three targets for 14 receiving yards during Thursday's 31-12 preseason loss to the Falcons.
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Signs with Jacksonville
RBJacksonville Jaguars
August 17, 2019
Hood signed a contract with the Jaguars on Saturday, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
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Let go by Carolina
RBFree Agent
Knee - ACL
July 24, 2019
Hood (knee) was waived by the Panthers on Wednesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
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Staying with Panthers
RBCarolina Panthers
Knee
February 25, 2019
Hood (knee) is signing a one-year deal to stay with the Panthers, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.
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