For the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, Jake Elliott plays professionally as a placekicker. He stands 1.75 m tall and weighs 76 kg. When he was a junior, the Chicago Tribune named him to the First Team All-State for his football performance at Lyons Township High School.
He was nominated to Kohl’s All America List’s Second team kickers as a senior after making 15 of 21 field goal tries. He was given the choice between playing for the University of Memphis’ Memphis Tigers or the University of North Dakota after his senior year of high school. He chose to play for the Memphis Tigers.
He was chosen to play kicker for the freshman team after training throughout the summer. He broke Stephen Gostkowsk’s 2005 record of 53 yards with his 56-yard field goal against USF, setting a Memphis record, and ended his rookie campaign as the Tigers’ top scorer with 72 points. Elliott was chosen by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft with the 153rd overall pick.
Philadelphia Eagles signed him in September 2017 after he was released from the Bengals’ practice squad. He had achieved his first season of 100% extra-point success by the end of the 2021 season, and his 90.9% field goal percentage that year broke the Eagles franchise record.
How Tall Is Jake Elliott?
Jake Elliott is 1.75 meters tall.