2011 (Freshman): Will receive a redshirt after sitting out the season.
Prior to Memphis: Lettered for four years at Broken Arrow High School (alma mater of current Tiger Thomas Shannon), where he was All-Conference in 2009-10 ... Also lettered one year for the football team ... Academically, was an honor roll, as well as state and National Honor Society student ... Played club soccer for Steve Earle for Tulsa 93, where he was team captain for the seven-time state champions.
Personal: Native of Broken Arrow, Okla. ... Son of Russ and Debbie Elliott ... Older brother, Matthew, is a United States Marine.