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Every college football team ranked 1-130 for 2017
42. North Carolina: UNC’s 19 wins over the last two seasons are the most in a two-year span for this program since recording 21 from...

'O.G.' Marshawn Lynch doling out wisdom to young Raiders RBs
Marshawn Lynch's impact on a youthful Oakland Raiders running back room this offseason? Go ahead and pick up what Oakland's Mighty Mites are putting down...

Raiders RB Elijah Hood: 'I was praying I got sent to this team'
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie recognized that he had two scat running backs on his roster to pair with an aging Marshawn Lynch and...

UNC Football: Las Vegas sports book releases over/under win total for Tar Heels
For the North Carolina Tar Heels, it will be an interesting season. The team lost the majority of their offense with Mitch Trubisky, T.J. Logan,...

Oakland Raiders Sign Seventh-Round Pick RB Elijah Hood
The Oakland Raiders have signed seventh-round draft pick RB Elijah Hood, the club announced Friday. Hood was selected 242nd overall by the Raiders in last...

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie High on Elijah Hood
Oakland Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie shared his breakdown of rookie running back Elijah Hood: “So far he’s done extremely well. The young man is...

Elijah Hood 'turned heads' at Raiders' rookie minicamp
Want a sleeper coming out of last weekend’s rookie minicamps? Keep an eye on Oakland’s seventh-round pick Elijah Hood, a 232-pound hammer of a tailback...

Raiders rookie Elijah Hood: Marshawn Lynch is 'the man who I wanted to become'
Is it ambitious to suggest the Oakland Raiders drafted the heir apparent to Marshawn Lynch in UNC's Elijah Hood? On one hand, Lynch has yet...

Elijah Hood: "I Couldn't Have Asked For A Better Place To Be"
On the Day Three of 2017 NFL Draft, University of North Carolina running back Elijah Hood gathered his friends and family at his uncle’s gym...

Five late-round NFL draft picks we think will be stars
Elijah Hood, RB, Raiders (Round 7, pick No. 242 overall) With a 31-year-old Marshawn Lynch as the starter, there’s likely a good deal of carries...

Elijah Hood is perfect insurance policy for Marshawn Lynch
Elijah Hood, a North Carolina product and one of Oakland's four seventh-round picks in the 2016 NFL Draft, is built just like Marshawn Lynch, making...

Elijah Hood: "I Feel Like The Most Blessed Individual In The World Right Now"
Q: How would you describe today? Elijah Hood: "I had no clue what was coming, so I was kind of sitting here waiting. I was...

Elijah Hood Gives Raiders Some Power Potential
When the Raiders acquired running back Marshawn Lynch before the draft, they addressed one of their biggest needs on offense: a powerful running back to...

Former Charlotte Catholic, UNC RB Elijah Hood realizes NFL dreams
From Charlotte Catholic to UNC, and now the NFL. “I don’t know how else to describe it,” says Oakland Raiders running back Elijah Hood. “But...

Five Things To Know About Running Back Elijah Hood
The Oakland Raiders had one of the best rushing attacks in the NFL last season, and it only got better with the recent addition of...

Four Tar Heels Taken In Third Day Of NFL Draft
Four UNC Tar Heels were selected on the third day of the 2017 NFL Draft Saturday afternoon. Wide receiver Mack Hollins was selected by...

Raiders’ Elijah Hood brought to tears at thought of playing with Marshawn Lynch
The Raiders are just three days removed from signing Marshawn Lynch to be their powerful new running back. But in the seventh round of Saturday’s...

Elijah Hood Drafted by Oakland Raiders in 7th Round
The Oakland Raiders have selected former North Carolina running back Elijah Hood No. in the 7th round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Hood had a...

NFL Draft Preview: Marquise Williams on RB Elijah Hood
Elijah Hood's big season at UNC was his sophomore campaign in 2015. He was incredible, carrying the ball 219 times for 1,463 yards (6.7 yards...

Video: UNC RB Elijah Hood NFL Draft Tape
North Carolina's Elijah Hood was a bruiser in the backfield and will now take his physical style to the 2017 NFL Draft. A two-time All-ACC...

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