53 Kyle Elliott
53 Kyle Elliott
Height: 6-3
Weight: 288
Year: RS SR
Hometown: Cresskill, N.J.
High School: Cresskill
Position: OG

2012: (11 GP/11 GS)... Started at right guard against Maine (11/17)... Started at right guard at Towson (11/10)... Started at left guard at Richmond (11/3)... Started at right guard and helped Rams rush for a season-best 192 yards against New Hampshire (10/27)... Started at right guard at Delaware (10/20)... Started at right guard and was part of offensive line that helped team rush for 104 yards while allowing just one sack against Georgia State (10/13)... Started at right guard as line allowed just one sack and helped team rush for 91 yards against Brown (10/6)... Started at right guard and helped the Rams rush for a season-high 96 yards and was part of an offensive line that allowed just one sack at Bowling Green (9/29)... Started at right guard against James Madison (9/22)... Started at right tackles at Villanova (9/15)... Started at right guard at Monmouth (9/8) and was part of effort that allowed zero sacks.
Started all 11 games at right guard... Named to the Capitol One NCAA Division I Academic All-District First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America... Named to the CAA All-Academic team for the third consecutive season.

Moved from offense to defense in week two of the season and would then go on to make 10 starts... Helped the Rams rush for over over 150 yards as a team in six games... Made his season debut against Buffalo (9/2) where he recorded one tackle... Made his first career start at right guard against Fordham (9/11)... Started at right guard against nationally-ranked New Hampshire (9/18) where he helped pave the way for 216 yards rushing... Started at right guard against Brown (10/2)... Helped the offense rush for 132 yards against William and Mary (10/8).

Played in nine games and finished the year with seven tackles... Had four tackles at Brown (10/3)... Totaled three tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack at Villanova (10/24).

Switched to defensive end in the spring after serving as a backup quarterback in the fall... Sat out redshirt season.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner in football, wrestling, and track at Cresskill... Passed for 1,327 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior captain while rushing for 841 and 11 touchdowns playing for head coach Robert Valli... First Team All-Bergen County selection... Was 93-of-178 for 1,607 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior; recorded 43 tackles and five sacks on defense... Class of 2008 Special Teams Solutions (STS) Elite... Third Team All-County... Ranked as No. 4 QB by The McCarthy Report (N.J.)... District champion in wrestling who finished No. 2 in region... Threw javelin for track & field team.

Born March 3, 1990... Son of Scott and Athonette Elliott... Has one sister Johanna... Enjoys football, wrestling and track... Lists his favorite athlete as Peyton Manning and his favorite team as the Miami Dolphins... Played the saxophone in the high school band.