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


Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA

Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 Joe Aillet Stadium Ruston, La.


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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