Team History

Players in the Pros

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Elon has a proud history of sending its players to the professional ranks. Since 1952, a total of 39 student-athletes have been selected in the NFL Draft or signed free agent contracts with professional teams. The first Elon player selected in the NFL Draft was John Platt, who was taken by the San Francisco 49ers in 1952. The last Elon player selected in the NFL Draft was Aaron Mellette, who was chosen by the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens in 2013 following a stellar senior campaign for the Phoenix.