Born: August 24, 1995 – St. Paul, Minnesota
Entering 2019: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: American
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Elijah was signed by the Lions as a free agent in September 2019 during the CFL’s annual practice roster expansion period.
2018–2019: Elijah was an undrafted free agent signing of the Cleveland Browns in 2018 and attended training camp with the club. The Minnesota native made his pro debut with the Birmingham Iron of the ill-fated AAF in 2019 appearing in eight games tallying 12 tackles and four knockdowns.
2015–2018: Elijah split his collegiate playing days between Northern Illinois and Northern Iowa ultimately appearing in 36 games tallying 68 solo stops and eight interceptions with two of those returned for touchdowns.