Noteworthy: Has made huge strides from his first year to now in the Blue Raider program ... A very smart football player who knows all of his assignments along with the other linemen's ... Enters fall camp as the team's starting center and is a candidate for all-conference honors ... Has played in 23 career games and started 11 times.
2001: A second team all-Sun Belt Conference performer ... Voted the team's most valuable lineman following games against Vanderbilt and Idaho ... Was selected the team's ...Best Finisher' a record six times and earned the ...Most Physical' award twice ... Started all 11 games ... Played a team-high 767 snaps and collected a career-best 92.5 knockdowns ... Led the team in knockdowns seven times ... Recorded a personal-best 15 knockdowns in the win over Vanderbilt and registered 13 versus Idaho and 11.5 at Louisiana-Monroe ... Graded out a season-best 89 percent against Ole Miss and topped the 80 percent mark in four of the last five games of the year ... Earned ...Best Conditioned Athlete' award after scoring a perfect 34 out of 34 points during the summer strength and conditioning program.
2000: Saw action in five games ... Played a total of 48 snaps in those five games and collected six knockdowns ... Had a season-best 13 plays against Louisiana Tech and Connecticut ... Recorded two knockdowns in wins over ULM and Connecticut.
1999: Played in seven games ... Saw a season-high 31 snaps at Arizona and recorded nine knockdowns ... Graded out a team-best 78 percent against Arizona ... Had 30 snaps and six knockdowns in the win over UT Martin.
1998: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Named first team all-state as a senior by the Associated Press ... Was voted second team all-state by the Atlanta Journal ... Selected first team all-area three years in a row ... Team MVP as a senior for coach Bill Bailey ... Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Parents: Keith and Debra Elarbee ... Born: 2/27/80 ... Major: Math Education.