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  Elijah Wesson
Elijah Wesson

Player Profile
Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Dominguez HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
WR

Experience:
4VL

UTAH: Played cornerback for most of his first two seasons before moving to receiver ... slot receiver had 28 career rushes for 148 yards and eight receptions for 42 yards ... also played a big role on special teams his whole career ... played in 50 of 52 games beginning in his true freshman year.

2009-Played in all 13 games ... three catches for 27 yards ... long catch of 16 yards made against Utah State ... also had receptions against Colorado State (seven yards) and TCU (four yards) ... recovered a fumble against Air Force ... made three tackles on special teams ... two tackles against BYU.

2008-Appeared in all 13 games with one start (UNLV) ... didn't have any balls thrown his way, but he did rush 10 times for 32 yards ... four carries for 20 yards against UNLV ... also played on special teams, where he had eight tackles and returned a fumble for a 20-yard touchdown at Utah State ... 16-yard kickoff return against Colorado State ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2007-Played in all 13 games, splitting the season between cornerback and receiver ... started at wide receiver against BYU ... played defense the first half of the season and played both ways against Louisville and San Diego State before moving to the offense full-time ... finished with five receptions for 15 yards and 18 rushes for 116 yards (6.4 average) ... rushed for 34 yards against Colorado State ... 25 rushing yards against Louisville and New Mexico ... also played on special teams ... logged seven tackles.

2006-Played as a true freshman in 11 games, mostly on special teams, but also as a cornerback ... recorded eight tackles (7 solo) ... recovered a fumble.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tallied back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons for Dominguez High School ... helped lead Dominguez to a league championship in 2005 ... lettered in both football and track and field ... set a school record in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.

PERSONAL: Son of Eloise Purfoy and Gilbert Wesson ... has two brothers and two sisters ... majored in economics ... nickname is Eli ... full name is Elijah Herbert Jerome Wesson ... born June 2, 1987.

YEAR	G/GS	REC	YARDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2006	11/0	0	0	0	0	0
2007	13/1	5	15	3.0	0	10
2008	13/1	0	0	0	0	0
2009	13/0	3	27	9.0	0	16
Totals	50/2	8	42	5.3	0

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