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Elijah Lee
LB #56
Height:
6-2
Weight:
229
College:
Kansas State
Hometown:
St. Joseph, MO
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2017 SF 5 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
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BIOGRAPHY

• Joins fellow Kansas State Wildcats CB Terence Newman and LB Emmanuel Lamur on the team.

• Tallied 5 career INTs, the most by a Wildcat LB under Hall of Fame Head Coach Bill Snyder.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in business at Kansas State...Earned 2nd-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors...has 4 siblings.

PRO After declaring for the NFL Draft after his junior season, selected in the 7th round (232nd overall)...Joins 4th-round pick Ben Gedeon as the 2 LBs drafted by the Vikings in 2017.

• Joins fellow Kansas State Wildcats CB Terence Newman and LB Emmanuel Lamur on the team.

• Tallied 5 career INTs, the most by a Wildcat LB under Hall of Fame Head Coach Bill Snyder.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in business at Kansas State...Earned 2nd-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors...has 4 siblings.

PRO After declaring for the NFL Draft after his junior season, selected in the 7th round (232nd overall)...Joins 4th-round pick Ben Gedeon as the 2 LBs drafted by the Vikings in 2017.

COLLEGE Started 26 of the 39 career games he played at Kansas State...Ended collegiate career with streak of 26 straight starts...Earned 1st-Team All-Big 12 honors and Honorable Mention Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors following his junior season...As a junior, led the team with 110 tackles, ranked 3rd most in the Big 12 and tied for 18th nationally with 5.5 solo tackles per game...Helped the Wildcats to a 9-4 record and a win against Texas A&M in the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl... Earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording a career-high 14 tackles, a sack and an INT against West Virginia...Became the 1st underclassman to lead the team in tackles in his sophomore season, racking up 80 tackles, 7.5 TFL and 5.0 sacks...Selected to the 2nd-Team All-Big 12 after starting all 13 games...His 3 INTs during the 2015 season were the most by a K-State LB since 2002...Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman and helped the Wildcats to a 9-4 record and an appearance in the Alamo Bowl...Earned Honorable Mention Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year honors after tallying 4.5 sacks, the most by a true freshman in school history.

PREP Attended Blue Springs High School...Rated the 39th best OLB by Scout.com, 41st by Rivals.com...Received the Buck Buchanan Memorial Award, given to the best lineman or LB in the top 2 HS classes in Kansas or Missouri in the Kansas City area...Earned Missouri Football Coaches Association (MFCA) Class 6 Defensive Player of the Year honors and was also a unanimous pick for the MFCA All-State team in 2013.

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