UNC in the NFL: Bug Howard among former players signing new deals
NFL rookie minicamps concluded over the weekend and now the league shifts to OTAs and voluntary mincamps through May and into June. With rookie minicamps...Tuesday May 15, 2018Elijah Hood thrilled to be home with Panthers
Former North Carolina running back Elijah Hood could barely even get his phone to work earlier this week. That’s because the Panthers, his hometown team...Monday May 14, 2018Elijah Hood returns to the neighborhood
For Elijah Hood, all is good in the world thanks to another dose of Carolina blue in his life. "I was just in California earlier...Saturday May 12, 2018Panthers RB Elijah Hood is wide awake, and he knows what to do next: Truck someone
When the phone call came that would inform running back Elijah Hood he was headed back across the country to his hometown Carolina Panthers, the...Friday May 11, 2018Elijah Hood is a longshot with Panthers, but for those of us who knew him when...
Attend a high school football practice, and one player always will stand out. You know he’s going to star in college, and you can envision...Friday May 11, 2018Carolina Panthers claim running back Elijah Hood
A day after signing free agent running back C.J. Anderson, the Panthers on Tuesday added another downhill runner. Carolina hit the waiver wire to claim...Tuesday May 8, 2018Oakland Raiders Waive Former UNC RB Elijah Hood
After acquiring one former UNC standout–wide receiver Ryan Switzer–in a recent trade, the Oakland Raiders have now let another former Tar Heel go. Running back...Monday May 7, 2018What are the Tar Heels getting in transfer RB Antonio Williams?
At 5’11 210, picture Ohio State transfer running back Antonio Williams as a power back in Larry Fedora’s system— he doesn’t have the size of...Tuesday April 24, 2018Raiders' running back Elijah Hood signs reserve/future deal
Former UNC running back Elijah Hood signed a reserve/future deal with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday. The Raiders took Hood in the seventh round of...Thursday January 4, 2018Raiders re-sign RB Elijah Hood to practice squad
The Oakland Raiders promoted rookie running back Elijah Hood from their practice squad for Week 8 during Marshawn Lynch's one-game suspension. After doing so, the...Thursday November 2, 2017Elijah Hood: "It's Time To Show What You've Been Practicing"
Elijah Hood knows that the NFL game – and the talent up and down each team’s roster – is a far cry from what he...Sunday October 29, 2017Oakland Raiders Sign RB Elijah Hood To Active Roster
The Oakland Raiders have signed RB Elijah Hood to the active roster, the club announced Wednesday. Hood was drafted by the Raiders in the seventh...Wednesday October 25, 2017Michael Carter Breaks Out
Michael Carter's 157 rushing yards marked the most by a Tar Heel since Elijah Hood's 168 against Georgia Tech in 2016. They also were the...Saturday October 14, 2017Michael Carter, Jordon Brown work to fill void in UNC’s backfield
As North Carolina works to find its new quarterback, the Tar Heels are also attempting to move past running backs Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan...Wednesday September 13, 2017Elijah Hood signed to Oakland Raiders practice squad. Here’s what that means
Elijah Hood was drafted in the seventh round in April’s NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders, only to be waived on Saturday as part of...Tuesday September 5, 2017Oakland Raiders Release Elijah Hood
Oakland Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie selected nine players in the 2017 NFL Draft, and eight made the team’s final roster, with the exception being...Sunday September 3, 2017Charlotte Catholic, UNC RB Elijah Hood gets some run for Raiders. Can he make the team?
Elijah Hood sighting, everyone. The former Charlotte Catholic and UNC running back didn’t make his NFL debut Saturday night – that came last week when...Tuesday August 29, 2017Oakland Raiders: Elijah Hood among 5 players who helped themselves vs. the Cowboys
After looking like he might get cut after not playing very much, if at all, in the first two preseason games, seventh-round running back Elijah...Monday August 28, 2017Jordon Brown Battling in UNC's Offensive Backfield
Now that Elijah Hood, T.J. Logan and Khris Francis are no longer in a North Carolina uniform, Jordon Brown is the lone running back on...Wednesday August 16, 2017Tar Heels have holes to fill on offense
The Tar Heels lose quarterback Mitch Trubisky, running backs Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan, receivers Ryan Switzer, Bug Howard, and Mack Hollins, and three starters...Tuesday August 15, 2017