Know About Ezekiel Elliot; Age, Salary, Height, College, Parents, Girlfriend

Published Date: 22 May, 2019 Updated date: 22 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

At a very young age of 23, Ezekiel Elliot has already proved his worth at the football pitch. However, the running back’s and his former girlfriend’s affair is not cherishing as his impeccable playing career.

American football running back Ezekiel Elliot plays for NFL team Dallas Cowboys. The player in his jersey number 21 is just three seasons old and has recently agreed to a multi-million contract with Cowboys in mid-April 2019.

Ezekiel Elliot Bio & Family

The player was born as Ezekiel Elijah Elliott on 22 July 1995 in Alton, Illinois. His parents, Stacy Elliott and Dawn Elliott took care of him who were both athletes during their college period. Ezekiel’s father, Dawn is a former linebacker for the Missouri football team and CEO of Fifth Down Enterprises. His mother is a Dawn Huff including a high school state champion in three sports before attending the University of Missouri.

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Ezekiel went to John Burroughs School in Ladue, Missouri to pursue his education. He stands at the height of 6 feet 0 in (1.83 m) and weighs around 103 kg.

Career & Salary

Ezekiel played for his college Ohio State University in 2013. In his debut true freshman year, he made 262 yards on 30 carries with two touchdowns. After three successful years playing for his college, he got the fortune to be in the 2016 NFL Draft.

The Dallas Cowboys picked him in the first round of the draft on 28 April 2016. A few weeks later, he signed a four-year rookie salary of $24.9 million on 18 May 2016. Likewise, a part of his extra salary also included a vast signing bonus of $16.3 million.

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Ezekiel Elliot NFL stats (Picture: ESPN)

After a great run on the pitch, the Cowboys picked him up in the fifth-year contract option on 17 April 2019. Similarly, as if for now, the player has a net worth of $12 million from his three years professional playing career with the Cowboys.

Former Girlfriend’s Accusation!

The 23-year old previous affair was with a nightclub worker in Ohio named Tiffany Thompson. The former dated for some years until his then-girlfriend accused him of being violent towards her in Columbus, Ohio on 22 July 2016. Similarly, the NFL continued a thorough investigation for which he got banned for six games during the early 2017 season.

Ezekiel even tried to plea for the ban and also requested his former girlfriend was having an intimate affair with his teammate Lucky Whitehead in 2017. Well, for now, the player is not involved in any relationship controversy and is possibly single.

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Some Interesting Facts About Ezekiel Elliot

  • During the 2014 Big Ten Championship, Ezekiel ran for 220 yards on 20 carries for two touchdowns when his college played against the Wisconsin Badgers.
  • The player in his 2015 season made more than 100 yards rushing in 10 straight wins, including 274 against Indiana.
  • He is the two-time recipient of the Pro Bowl honor in the year 2016 and 2018.

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