Elijah Mitchell 2021 NFL Draft Scouting Repo…

Name: Elijah Mitchell Position: Running Back College: Louisiana Height: 5’10” Weight: 215 lbs Overall Rank: No. 218 overall Position Rank: RB19 Strengths: Despite sharing the backfield with others for most of his college career, Elijah Mitchell posted impressive stats for the Ragin’ Cajuns, most notably 46 career touchdowns. Mitchell is a downhill runner that doesn’t shy from contact and keeps his feet moving on contact. He excels by pressing the frontside of runs and relying on excellent cutback vision to find creases inside. Additionally, Mitchell’s footwork is efficient in tight spaces, allowing him to stab, press, and drive off his outside foot before immediately getting vertical again. There is a smoothness and rhythm to his inside zone runs that looks controlled and consistent.

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