2017 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about ELIJAH MCGUIRE: Louisiana-Lafayette, 5094 212 4.57. Four-year starter from Houma, LA. His first two years he was in a rotation. Rushed for 4312 yards and 42 scores and caught 129 passes for 1383 yards and 10 touchdowns over his career. Was the Sun Belt’s Freshman of the Year as well as first-team all-conference. As a sophomore he was conference player of the year. As a junior he was honorable mention all-conference and second-team all-conference as a senior. A change of pace runner who is not easy to tackle. Has a slippery quality about him. Makes tacklers miss. Cuts off blocks and cuts back against the flow. Soft hands. Adjusts well to the ball high, low, or behind him. Quick off the ball. Has a burst after sliding off a tackle. Plays with a good base and gives a good blocking effort. Productive player over his career. Shrine Game notes: Strong lower body. An explosive back with dependable hands. Strong week of practice showcasing his in-space, make-you-miss moves, leg drive between the tackles, and on point blocking ability in pass protection. A slasher type runner who is more than a third down type back. Was voted the game’s most outstanding player after a shifty 18-yard touchdown run. 2016 stats: 1127 yds, 4.9 ypc, 7 TD, 29 rec, 238 yds, 8.2 ypr, 2 TD. OSR:26/30. Sixth/seventh round. (A-31 5/8, H- 9, BP-15, SS-4.57).