Elton Patterson

Elton Patterson

Position:
Defensive Lineman

Profession:
Former NFL Player/Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars

Pro Career
• Allocated to NFL Europe by the Jacksonville Jaguars and assigned to the Berlin Thunder
• Signed by the Jaguars as a free agent on January 16, 2006
• Signed by the Minnesota Vikings to the practice squad on October 25, 2005 and was later released on January 9, 2006
• Signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a free agent on April 25, 2005 and was later waived on August 29, 2005
• Signed by the Jaguars to the active roster on October 15, 2004 and played in eight games, recording 4 tackles and 1 sack
• Signed by the Bengals to the practice squad on October 7, 2004
• Signed by the Bengals to the active roster on September 23, 2004 and was later waived on October 5, 2004
• Signed by the Bengals to the practice squad on September 7, 2004
• Originally selected by the Bengals in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft and was later waived on September 5, 2004

College
Three-year starter and team captain at Central Florida ... Recorded 30.5 career sacks including nine or more in each season ... Finished one shy of the team record in sacks and had a school-record 59.5 tackles for a loss ... Earned All-Mid American Conference honors as a senior, ranking third in conference with 9.5 sacks ... Majored in health services administration.

Personal
Attended Tallahassee Rickards High where he played defensive end and offensive guard ... Lettered in football, track and basketball ... Earned first-team All-State honors as a senior ... Sponsors the Elton Patterson Foundation, which hosts an annual toy giveaway for underprivileged children in Cincinnati.

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