Elgton Jenkins

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#74

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 24

Weight: 311 lbs

College: Mississippi State

2020 SEASON

  • G
    2
  • GS
    2

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT G GS
2 Lions W 42 - 21 1 1
1 @Vikings W 43 - 34 1 1

Career Stats

OffensiveLine Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2019 Green Bay Packers 16 14
2020 Green Bay Packers 2 2
TOTAL 18 16

Biography

  • Played in all 16 games and started the final 14 contests of the season at left guard as a rookie in 2019, taking over for injured G Lane Taylor in Week 3.
  • Was named to the PFWA All-Rookie team, only the second Packers guard to be selected since 1974 (Daryn Colledge, 2006).
  • Helped clear the way for RB Aaron Jones, who posted a career-high 1,084 rushing yards and a career-best 16 rushing TDs, which was tied for the NFL lead in 2019 and was the second most in team history behind only FB Jim Taylor (19 in 1962).
  • Selected by the Packers in the second round (No. 44 overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft, becoming just the second Mississippi State offensive lineman since 2000 to be selected in the first two rounds of the draft (Packers T Derek Sherrod, first round, 2011).
  • Played in 49 career contests with 34 starts at Mississippi State, opening games at four different positions on the offensive line (26 at C, five at LT, two at LG, one at RT).
  • Earned first-team All-America honors from The Athletic as a senior and was the recipient of the Kent Hull Trophy, awarded annually to the top offensive lineman in the state of Mississippi.

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