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Chris Elkins
OL #61
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
Age:
22
College:
Youngstown State
Hometown:
Beaver Falls, PA
Experience:
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Biography

PRO (0-0/0-0): Chris Elkins signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2014.

PRO (0-0/0-0): Chris Elkins signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2014.

COLLEGE: Chris Elkins played in 40 games, starting his final 38 games at right guard and center…the team recorded a 1,000 yard rusher in four consecutive seasons with him on the offensive line...majored in general studies. 2013: Started all 12 games at center despite having no prior experience at the position…did not allow one sack on the season and only two quarterback hurries…named second team All-American by The Associated Press and received third-team honors from The Sports Network…earned his second consecutive first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors…named team offensive lineman of the game five times. 2012: Earned first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors after starting all 11 games at right guard…was part of offensive line that allowed only eight sacks on the season (school-record)…registered a season-high seven knockdowns vs. Southern Illinois…part of a team that led the Missouri Valley Football Conference in total offense with 385.6 yards per game…received Mountain Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week honors for his performance vs. Indiana State…named team offensive lineman of the game four times. 2011: Started all 11 games at right guard for the first time of his career…named team offensive lineman of the game three times and Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week once…selected as team offensive player of the game vs. Valparaiso…part of an offense that averaged a school-record 458.6 total offensive yards per game. 2010: Played in six games, starting the final four games of the season at right guard…named team team’s offensive lineman of the game twice.

PERSONAL: Attended Beaver Falls High School (Beaver Falls, Pa.), playing football for head coach Ryan Matsook…a three-year starter…named a second-team Class AA All-Pennsylvania selection as an offensive lineman his senior year…named a team captain as a senior while playing both ways as an offensive guard and defensive tackle/defensive end…led team to a 10-2 record on the season after losing in the WPIAL Class AA playoff semifinals…played in the East-West All Star game following his senior season…received second-team all-state honors and was a WPIAL Class AA Midwestern selection as a junior…part of a team that reached the state title game and finished with a 12-1 overall record…made the WPIAL title game his sophomore year…son of Loree Wagoner and Chad Elkins…Full name: Christopher Gage Elkins.

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