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34 Elijah Hood
Hood Hood 1794143
Enrolled at UNC in January, 2014, and participated in spring practice.

Charlotte Catholic High School
The 2013 Associated Press North Carolina High School Player of the Year • U.S. Army High School All-America • Named the U.S. Army Game Player of the Year • Considered by many recruiting services to be the top player in the state of North Carolina • Ranked the 16th best player in the nation and fourth overall running back by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 1 player in North Carolina, the No. 7 running back in the country and the nation's No. 51 overall prospect by Scout.com • Member of the ESPN300 • Ranked the No. 2 player in North Carolina, the sixth-best running back in the country and the No. 40 overall player by 247sports.com • Member of the PrepStar 150 Dream Team • Played on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Offensive MVP of the Shrine Bowl • Finalist for the Big 22 Player of the Year Award • Rushed for a Mecklenburg County record 8,981 yards (fourth-best in the state history) and 147 touchdowns (third-best in state history) • Ran for 3,690 yards as a senior (second-best in state history) and 53 touchdowns • Helped team advance to the finals of the 4A West Regional before falling to Greensboro Dudley • Led the state in rushing with 3,157 yards and 46 touchdowns as a junior to help Catholic reach the 3AA championship game • Posted 1,889 rushing yards and 34 touchdowns on 168 carries (11.2 avg.) to lead Catholic to a 13-1 record as a sophomore •Coached by Jim Oddo.

Eagle Scout • His scout project was to renovate his church (Our Lady of Consolation) parking lot • Favorite NFL team is Carolina Panthers • Has worn No. 34 since began playing Pop Warner football • Favorite TV show is "How Things Work" • Would like to guest star on "Jersey Shore" • Son of Vee and Melica Hood.

Position: Tailback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Catholic
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