Elliot Blankenship
Elliot  Blankenship

RS Senior

Jonesboro, La.

Last College:
Missouri Southern

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 214

Defensive Back



LA Tech Hosts UTSA Saturday on Senior Night in Ruston

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston


LA Tech Rushes Past Miners, 42-21, in El Paso

The Bulldogs rushed for 343 yards on the ground in the 21-point victory


Postgame Notes

Notes from Tech's 42-21 win over UTEP.


LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 14

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CT Saturday at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso


LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 7

Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston


LA Tech vs. UAB

Bulldogs played UAB at Legion Field on Oct. 7, 2017.

2016: Saw action in 13 games for the Bulldogs ... Registered 20 tackles (9 solo, 11 assisted) on the season ... Recorded three sacks on the season for a loss of 23 yards ... Tied a career-high twice this season with five tackles against both UMass and Rice ... Recovered one fumble on the season against WKU in the 2016 Conference USA Championship (12/3) in Bowling Green ... Had one pass break-up and one QB hurry on the season.

2015: Participated in seven games, totaling seven tackles (six solo, one assisted) ... Recorded three solo tackles against Southern (9/5) ... Recorded a solo tackle against Rice (10/30) ... Saw action versus Arkansas State (12/9) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

2014: Member of the team, did not see action.

2013 (Missouri Southern): Redshirted as a true freshman, did not see action.

High School: Graduated from Jonesboro-Hodge High School in 2013 ... Lettered in football, track and baseball ... Named first team all-district during senior season ... Had over 2,000 yards rushing during career at Jonesboro-Hodge ... Coached by Joey Pender, Shannon Brown and Todd Scott.

Personal: Elliot Blankenship ... Born on November 22, 1994 in Ruston, Louisiana ... Son of Eddie Blankenship and LaJulia Spence ... Has one brother Eddie Blankenship.


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