Elijah Mitchell
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
2020 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a four-year contract with the 49ers in May of 2021.
Another running back in San Fran
RBSan Francisco 49ers
May 1, 2021
The 49ers selected Mitchell in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 194th overall.
ANALYSIS
San Francisco has now added two running backs in the draft with Mitchell joining third-rounder Trey Sermon. Mitchell is a different type of back than Sermon as he checks in at 5-foot-10 and 201 pounds with blistering speed, as he clocked a 4.33 at Louisiana's Pro Day. He split time in a deep backfield with the Ragin' Cajun but was productive nonetheless with three seasons of at least 800 yards. His best season came in 2019, when he ripped off 1,147 yards and 16 touchdowns. Mitchell isn't known as a pass catcher with 49 career catches, but his athleticism out of the backfield can be an asset in San Francisco. However, a backfield with this much depth means Mitchell will have his work cut out for him making the 53-man roster.
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San Francisco 49ers49ers 2020 RB Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
#% of Team Snaps

37234%
31128%
23722%
959%
636%
121%
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2020 Elijah Mitchell Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Elijah Mitchell'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.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
5' 10"
 
Weight
201 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.33 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.20 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.94 sec
 
Vertical Jump
37.5 in
 
Broad Jump
128 in
 
Bench Press
17 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
31.00 in
 
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