The National Football League’s Washington Commanders had professional cornerback Corn Elder on their team. He is 84 kilograms and 1.78 meters tall. He played football at Ensworth High School. The team won the Division II-AA state championship for a third consecutive year thanks to his 2,618 rushing yards and 39 touchdowns as a senior.
As a recent high school graduate and four-star prospect, he twice won Tennessee’s Mr. Football Player of the Year award. He played football for the Miami Hurricanes and was a student at the University of Miami. He participated in 10 games as a true freshman in 2013, made seven tackles, and returned kickoffs seven times for 164 yards.
He played in all 13 of the games as a senior and had a standout season as one of Miami’s finest defensive playmakers. He was named to the second team All-ACC by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and the first team All-ACC by the ACC coaches. The 152nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft went to the Carolina Panthers, who selected Elder in the fifth round.
In August 2019, he was released at the final roster cuts. He was added to the New York Giants practice squad in September 2019. He signed a contract with the Detroit Lions in April 2021, and in August he was let go. Elder was released by the Washington Commanders on August 30, 2022, and the following day he was signed to the practice squad.
When Was Corn Elder Drafted?
Corn Elder was drafted in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the the Carolina Panthers.