Elijah Hood
Elijah Hood
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
Jacksonville Jaguars
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.
$Signed a contract with the Jaguars in August of 2019.
Signs with Jacksonville
RBJacksonville Jaguars
August 17, 2019
Hood signed a contract with the Jaguars on Saturday, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
Primary backup Alfred Blue picked up an ankle injury during the team's second preseason contest, joining Ryquell Armstead (head) as backs with multiweek injuries. As a result, Hood will slot in behind Thomas Rawls on the team's depth chart and could wind up receiving some work in the preseason should Blue or Armstead continue to miss time.
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How do Elijah Hood's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 11"
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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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
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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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
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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Placed on IR
RBCarolina Panthers
September 1, 2018
Hood (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Joe Person of The Athletic Carolina reports.
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Claimed by Carolina
RBCarolina Panthers
May 8, 2018
Hood was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Panthers, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.
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Cut by Oakland
RBFree Agent
May 7, 2018
Hood was waived by the Raiders on Monday.
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