Ezekiel Elijah Elliott (July 22, 1995- ) was a college running back at Ohio State University. He won a national championship as a junior, and as a senior was First Team All-Big 10, Big 10 Offensive Player of the Year, Big 10 Most Valuable Player and a Second Team All-American. He was taken by the Dallas Cowboys with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and led the league with 1631 rushing yards as a rookie. He repeated the effort in 2018, when he again led the league with 1434 rushing yards. Elliott earned three Pro Bowl trips and a First Team All-Pro selection in his first five years in the NFL.