Hawk Item – – One of eight true freshmen to see action in 2020, playing in two games.
2022 – – Listed as first team left guard following spring practice.
2021 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2021 – – Saw action in 34-6 win over #17 Indiana . . . saw action in 27-17 win at #9 Iowa State . . . saw action in 30-7 win over Kent State as offense rushed for 206 yards and gained 418 yards total offense . . . saw action in 24-14 win over Colorado State . . . saw action in 51-14 win at Maryland as offense gained 428 yards total offense . . .saw action in 23-20 win over #4 Penn State . . . saw action in 24-7 loss to Purdue . . . saw action on special teams in 27-7 loss at Wisconsin . . . saw action on special teams in 17-12 win at Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in 27-22 win over Minnesota . . . saw action in 33-23 win over Illinois . . . saw action in 28-21 win at Nebraska as offense gained 186 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 42-3 loss to #2 Michigan . . . saw action in 20-17 Citrus Bowl loss to #22 Kentucky.
2020 – – Redshirted after playing in just two games . . . saw first action of career in 49-7 win over Michigan State as offense rushed for 226 yards and gained 405 yards total offense . . . saw action in 35-7 win at Minnesota as offense rushed for 235 yards.
High School Honors — Earned first-team all-state, all-conference, and all-area honors as a junior and senior . . . honorable mention all-state as a sophomore . . . first-team all-conference and all-area as a sophomore . . . nominated for Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year as a senior . . . Career — Three-year football letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . team captain as a senior . . . prep team reached state semifinals as a sophomore and state championship game as a junior and senior, posted a three-year record of 37-4 . . . also lettered in wrestling (four) and baseball (two).
Personal — Born 7/14/01 . . . open major . . . earned academic all-state recognition . . . parents are Cyndi and Mike Elsbury . . . high school coach was Jeff Boyer.