Left-handed quarterback who had a solid spring and enters the season as the backup behind starter Mitch Trubisky • Redshirted in 2014.
Celina High School
Completed 171 of 264 pass attempts for 2,624 yards, 44 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in leading Celina to a 13-3 record and a berth in the state semifinals as a senior • Listed as the No. 28 dual-threat quarterback by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 33 dual-threat quarterback in the country by ESPN.com • Ranked among the top 70 quarterback prospects in the country by Scout.com • All Texoma Land Player of the Year • QB Club Most Valuable Player • District 3-4A Most Valuable Player • Named second-team Dallas-Fort Worth 4A all-area • Named the Built Ford Tough player of the week for state of Texas after a game in his senior season • Earned all-state honors both academically and athletically • Member of the National Honor Society • Superintendent Award Recipient • Team captain for two years • Two-time Texas state track champion • Passed for 1,928 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior • Also rushed for 394 yards and scored six touchdowns • Completed 139 of 250 pass attempts for 1,619 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore • Finished his career with 8,821 career yards, 110 passing touchdowns • Also rushed for 1,872 yards and 23 touchdowns • High school head coach was his father Bill.
Nickname is “Nate” or “Tex” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Cowboys • His dream job is a college football head coach • His New Year’s resolution was no sugar • People say he looks like Lincoln from “Prison Break” • Favorite TV show is “Game of Thrones” • Favorite food is Italian • Favorite off-day activity is watching “Game of Thrones” or chilling with friends • The person who had the biggest impact on his life is his father Bill Elliot • Son of Bill and Kathy Elliott • Born Nov. 11 • Exercise and sport science major.