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Elijah Wilkinson is a professional American football player who is now an offensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He is currently 26 years old and was born on February 10, 1995. He participated in collegiate football in Massachusetts.

Elijah Wilkinson began his NFL career in 2017 as a member of the Broncos’ practice squad after going undrafted as a college-free agent. He accepted a $3.3 million restricted free-agent tender to play for the Broncos in 2020.


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On September 2, 2017, he was cut from the practice squad, and the following day, the Broncos dismissed him. Wilkinson signed a one-year restricted free-agent tender with the Broncos on April 18, 2020.

He was listed to the active/physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp on July 28, 2020, and then removed six days later.

He started the first three games of 2020 at right tackle before being placed on injured reserve on September 30, 2020, due to a shinbone fracture. He becomes operational on November 21, 2020.

Wilkinson and the Chicago Bears came to an agreement on a one-year contract on March 23, 2021. On March 17, 2022, Wilkinson and the Atlanta Falcons reached an agreement on a single year of service.

Where Did Elijah Wilkinson Attend College

Elijah Wilkinson attended college UMass and played football there. Wilkinson joined UMass as a defensive lineman, and as a freshman, he even recorded two aided tackles against Northern Illinois. In Massachusetts, he played collegiate football.