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Virginia extends offer to Hillside junior RB Jamal Elliott

Posted March 14

Jamal Elliott (5) of Hillside High School. Hillside rolls over Cardinal Gibbons 41 to 8 Friday night October 9, 2015. (Photo by Jack Tarr/HighschoolOT.com contributor.)

— Hillside standout running back Jamal Elliott has received an offer from the University of Virginia, the junior announced Tuesday via Twitter.

Elliot now holds 21 scholarship offers: Appalachian State, Boston College, UNC-Charlotte, Duke, East Carolina, Kentucky, Louisville, Louisiana State, Mississippi State, NC State, Ole Miss, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The four-star running back transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla, after the 2015 season but returned to Durham in September.

Elliott tallied 83 carries for 800 yards and 9 touchdowns with the Hornets in five games. He also owned an average of 8.2 yards per carry and 136.8 yards per game.

The junior also tallied a kickoff return touchdown against Cardinal Gibbons on Oct. 6, traveling 99 yards to put the Hornets up, 40-35, with less than a second to play.

Jamal Elliott Highlights

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