Elijah Mitchell Injury Update

Elijah I. Mitchell is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football at Louisiana.

Born on May 2, 1998 (age 23 years),in  Erath, Louisiana, in the United States of America, Elijah began his high school education at the  Erath High School where he played high school football.

As a senior, he only played in eight games due to injury but still rushed for 1,903 yards and 28 touchdowns. In three seasons as Erath’s starting running back, Mitchell rushed for 4,045 yards and 50 touchdowns on 457 carries.

Mitchell played college football for his home state of Louisiana at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mitchell rushed for 257 yards and four touchdowns on 42 carries as a freshman before breaking a bone in his foot and missing the rest of the season.

Mitchell was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round, 194th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft.He signed his four-year rookie contract on May 13, 2021 which included a $183,568 signing bonus, $183,568 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $915,892.

Elijah Mitchell Injury Update

Stud rookie running back Elijah Mitchell is was out of commission in Weeks 14-16 as he managed a concussion and this nagging knee injury which he suffered.

The 49ers upgraded Elijah Mitchell to a full practice on Wednesday ahead of their Divisional round matchup with the Packers.

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