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Cajuns Senior RB Elijah Mitchell Declares for NFL Draft

Erath Native led Cajuns in Rushing in 2020
Posted at 11:49 PM, Jan 10, 2021

Cajuns running back Elijah Mitchell is declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft, he announced on twitter Sunday.

The Erath native led Louisiana in rushing in 2020 with 878 yards and 8 touchdowns. He was named a 1st team All-Sun Belt Selection. The senior was also named the First Responders Bowl MVP, after gaining 172 yards on 21 touches and a TD in the bowl win.

Mitchell leaves after an illustrious 4-year career with UL, where he finishes 6th all-time in rushing yards (3,267 yds) and 5th all-time in rushing TDs (41).

Mitchell has been invited to the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama and is projected to be a Day 3 selection in the NFL Draft.

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