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Elijah Arroyo

position

Tight End

Height

6-4

Weight

245 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Junior

Hometown

Frisco, Texas

High School

Independence

Instagram

@elijaharroyo__

 

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Elijah Arroyo - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2022 (Sophomore): Saw action in four games before suffering season-ending injury… Played in opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), catching one pass for 11 yards…Caught one pass for total of five yards in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Caught 29-yard pass at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Totaled 21 yards on two catches against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Took medical redshirt.

2021 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 12 games and made one start in debut season…Caught five passes for 86 yards with one touchdown…Played against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Caught first pass of career on 11-yard grab against Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Had 7-yard reception against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Played in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Competed against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Made first start of career at North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Had 29-yard reception in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Caught first touchdown of career on 20-yard reception in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Had 19-yard catch in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Played against Florida State (Nov. 13)…Saw time in back-to-back wins to end regular season against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) and at Duke (Nov. 27).

High School: A consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated No. 234 in the 247Sports Top 247 Composite Rankings…Ranked the No. 4 tight end nationally and No. 21 player in Texas by 247Sports… Listed as the No. 8 tight end nationally and No. 64 player in Texas by ESPN…Ranked the No. 10 tight end in the country and No. 37 player in Texas by Rivals…Had over 1,200 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns in two varsity seasons…As a senior, caught 28 passes for 635 yards and 12 touchdowns…Caught 48 passes for 648 yards and five touchdowns in junior season…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Auburn, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Purdue, South Carolina, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, and USC, among others.

2023 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in four games while battling through injury…Had 11-yard catch in regular season finale against Boston College (Nov. 24).

2022 (Sophomore): Saw action in four games before suffering season-ending injury… Played in opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), catching one pass for 11 yards…Caught one pass for total of five yards in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Caught 29-yard pass at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Totaled 21 yards on two catches against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Took medical redshirt.

2021 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 12 games and made one start in debut season…Caught five passes for 86 yards with one touchdown…Played against Alabama (Sept. 4)…Caught first pass of career on 11-yard grab against Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Had 7-yard reception against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Played in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Competed against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Made first start of career at North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Had 29-yard reception in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Caught first touchdown of career on 20-yard reception in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Had 19-yard catch in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Played against Florida State (Nov. 13)…Saw time in back-to-back wins to end regular season against Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) and at Duke (Nov. 27).

High School: A consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated No. 234 in the 247Sports Top 247 Composite Rankings…Ranked the No. 4 tight end nationally and No. 21 player in Texas by 247Sports… Listed as the No. 8 tight end nationally and No. 64 player in Texas by ESPN…Ranked the No. 10 tight end in the country and No. 37 player in Texas by Rivals…Had over 1,200 yards and 17 receiving touchdowns in two varsity seasons…As a senior, caught 28 passes for 635 yards and 12 touchdowns…Caught 48 passes for 648 yards and five touchdowns in junior season…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Auburn, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Purdue, South Carolina, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, and USC, among others.

Personal: Intends to major in sociology.