Joey Elliott

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Joey Elliott
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Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1986-08-02) August 2, 1986 (age 34)
Evansville, Indiana
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Evansville (IN) Harrison
College: Purdue
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status:International
Career CFL statistics
Completions:217
Attempts:374
Yards:2,634
Touchdowns:7
Interceptions:15
Player stats at CFL.ca (archive)

Joseph Preston Elliott (born August 2, 1986) is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions and Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Purdue.

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He currently runs the Elliot Quarterback Academy, and is currently employed as a member of the Indianapolis Colts scouting staff. [1]

Early years

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
NameHometownHigh school / collegeHeightWeight40Commit date
Joey Elliott
QB
Evansville, Indiana Harrison High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)190 lb (86 kg)4.63Jul 2, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout: 2 stars.svg     Rivals: 3 stars.svg     247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 21 (QB)   Rivals: 18 (QB), 5 (IN)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2005 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved March 29, 2012.

    Elliott committed to Purdue University on July 2, 2004. [2] Elliott also received FBS scholarship offers from Indiana and Washington State. [3]

    College career

    Elliott played college football at Purdue. He was named co-captain for the 2009 season. [4] He was a 3-time Academic All-Big Ten and was a member of the 2007 Motor City Bowl-winning team over Central Michigan.

    Statistics

    Elliott's statistics are as follows: [5]

    PassingRushing
    SeasonTeamGPRatingAttCompPctYdsTDINTAttYdsTD
    2006 Purdue 3133.510660.07211390
    2007 Purdue4111.1241354.214711250
    2008 Purdue398.715853.381007131
    2009 Purdue12131.143326761.73,0262213872684
    Totals22129.248229461.03,3262415992955

    Professional career

    Philadelphia Eagles

    Elliott was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent on April 26, 2010. [6] He was waived on June 10. [7]

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    Elliott was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on July 20, 2010. On October 23, 2010, Elliott saw his first game action after starting quarterback Buck Pierce was injured the prior game, and second-string Steven Jyles, and third-string quarterbacks Alex Brink were knocked out the game due to shoulder injuries . He started the last two games of the season for the Blue Bombers, both losses.

    He began the 2011 season as the second-string quarterback, but suffered a season-ending injury in the third game of the season.

    In August 2012, Elliot was named the Blue Bombers starting quarterback. In his first start on Aug. 16, the Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by a score of 32–25. He completed 33 of 43 passes for 406 yards and a touchdown, becoming the first Blue Bomber quarterback to throw for over 400 yards since 2009, and was named the CFL’s Offensive Player of the Week twice. [8]

    Elliott was released by the Blue Bombers on March 26, 2013. [9]

    BC Lions

    On May 24, 2013, Elliott was signed by the BC Lions as one of their quarterbacks. [10] He was released on September 5, 2013, having not played in any regular season game with the Lions, [11] but was re-signed on September 18, 2013. [12]

    Ottawa Redblacks

    On September 1, 2014, Elliott was signed by the Ottawa Redblacks after their backup Thomas DeMarco was injured for the rest of the 2014 season. [13]

    CFL statistics

     Passing Rushing
    YearTeamGamesStartedAttCompPctYardsTDIntRatingAttYardsAvgLongTDFumb
    2010 WPG 132733547.94352359.99667.33300
    2011 WPG 30181055.6870068.5284.0400
    2012 WPG 17728017060.7210151272.0191347.12311
    2013 BC 1502150.000056.3000.0000
    2014 OTT 80000.00000.0000.0000
    CFL totals56937421758.0263471569.3302086.93011

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    11. Released by Lions
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