33 Elijah Dotson
33 Elijah Dotson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Antelope HS
Position: RB
Experience: 1V
gp 10
yds 1154
yds/g 115.4
td 9

2018 Season: Named first team all-Big Sky…became the first Hornet running back to earn the honor since Charles Roberts in 2000…rushed for 1,154 yards which placed him seventh in school history…averaged 115.4 yards which was the third best all-time at Sacramento State…his average of 6.2 yards per carry moved him into fifth place in school history…was the team’s leading scorer with nine rushing touchdowns and also paced the team with 1,314 all-purpose yards…had five consecutive 100-yard games in the middle of the season…started the streak with 234 yards and three touchdowns at Montana…followed with identical 149 yards and one touchdown performances against Cal Poly and Southern Utah…had 140 yards and a score against North Dakota and pushed his run to five consecutive games over 100 yards with 183 and a score against Portland State…the stretch was the longest by a Hornet since Bryan Hilliard had six straight 100-yard games in 2010…during the streak, he averaged 171.0 yards per game, 7.5 yards per rush and scored six touchdowns…had eight rushes of at least 25 yards, including six of 50 yards or longer…also caught 14 passes for 160 yards…had four receptions for 34 yards against Cal Poly…season long reception was 38 yards against both Northern Colorado and Portland State.

2017 Season:
Showed his versatility as a true freshman, finishing the season with a team-best 1,017 all-purpose yards…rushed for 475 yards and five touchdowns, had 139 receiving yards and two scores and added 403 kickoff return yards…averaged 5.5 yards per carry during the season on 87 attempts…had a season high 124 rushing yards and two touchdowns against Northern Colorado…added 92 yards on the ground and a 24-yard touchdown in the Causeway Classic victory over UC Davis…caught a TD pass and rushed for another against Incarnate Word…averaged 17.4 yards per catch and 21.2 yards per kick return…had a 48-yard touchdown catch at Northern Arizona and a 44-yard reception in the win at Cal Poly…longest kick return was 70 yards against Weber State.

High School:
A 2017 graduate of Antelope HS in Sacramento, Calif…named first team all-NorCal by Maxpreps.com and was a first team all-metro selection by The Sacramento Bee…voted the MVP of the Capital Valley Conference and was also a first team selection…set the Antelope single season record with 2,223 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns…team went 12-1 during his final season with only loss coming against Del Oro HS in the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II semifinals…rushed for over 100 yards in 12 of the 13 games and averaged 171.0 yards per game…had four games with 200-plus yards, including a career high 287 against Grant HS in the second round of the playoffs…also caught 17 passes for 425 yards and seven touchdowns…finished the season with 3,031 all-purpose yards and scored 200 points (33 touchdown, one two-point conversion)…defensively, he recorded 19 tackles with two interceptions and three pass breakups…rushed for 1,513 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior where he also caught 10 passes for 145 yards and a TD…tallied 5,044 career all-purpose yards in 30 games.

Personal: Majoring in family and consumer science…father is Robert Dotson.

Recent Games
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14
Nov 10 Northern Arizona
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 185 146
Yards 1154 951
Yards per game 115.4 135.9
Yards per rush 6.2 6.5
Touchdowns 9 6
Fumbles - -
Fumbles lost - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 7 85 12.1 73 2 - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 11 37 3.4 16 0 - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 21 81 3.9 18 1 - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 30 234 7.8 66 3 - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 22 149 6.8 27 1 - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 22 149 6.8 50 1 - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 21 140 6.7 56 0 - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 19 183 9.6 83 1 - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 18 35 1.9 13 0 - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 14 61 4.4 24 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 1 10 10.0 10 0 - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 1 38 38.0 38 0 - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 4 34 8.5 14 0 - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 2 19 9.5 17 0 - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 3 16 5.3 8 0 - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 1 38 38.0 38 0 - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 1 4 4.0 4 0 - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 1 85 - - - 85
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 1 37 10 - - 47
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 1 81 38 - - 119
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 1 234 - - - 234
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 1 149 34 - - 183
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 1 149 19 - - 168
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 1 140 16 - - 156
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 1 183 38 - - 221
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 1 35 4 - - 39
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 1 61 1 - - 62
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 18 3 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 St. Francis (IL) W, 55-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at San Diego State L, 28-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Northern Colorado W, 28-25 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #19 Montana L, 41-34 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Cal Poly L, 41-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Southern Utah L, 48-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 North Dakota L, 41-15 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Portland State L, 41-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Weber State L, 26-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Arizona   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. UC Davis L, 56-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 25 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2017-18 11 87 475 43.2 5.5 5 51 3 1
2018-19 10 185 1154 115.4 6.2 9 83 - -
2019-20 4 29 92 23.0 3.2 2 17 2 0
Total 25 301 1721 68.8 5.7 16 83 5 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2017-18 11 8 0.7 139 12.6 17.4 2 48
2018-19 10 14 1.4 160 16.0 11.4 0 38
2019-20 4 27 6.8 314 78.5 11.6 2 88
Total 25 49 2.0 613 24.5 12.5 4 88
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 4 - - - - - - - 0
Total 25 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 4 - - - - - - - -
Total 25 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2017-18 19 403 21.2 0 70 - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - 1 1 1.0 0 0
Total 19 403 21.2 0 70 1 1 1.0 0 0
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2017-18 11 475 139 - 403 1017 92.5
2018-19 10 1154 160 - - 1314 131.4
2019-20 4 92 314 1 - 407 101.8
Total 25 1721 613 1 403 2738 109.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2017-18 42 3.8 5 2 0 - - - - - - 0
2018-19 54 5.4 9 0 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 24 6.0 2 2 - 0 - - - - - 0
Total 120 4.8 16 4 0 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2017-18 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 25 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 185 1154 115.4 6.2 9 83 - -
Conference 7 146 951 135.9 6.5 6 83 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 69 557 139.3 8.1 4 83 - -
Away 5 102 536 107.2 5.3 5 66 - -
Neutral 1 14 61 61.0 4.4 0 24 - -
-
Wins 2 28 166 83.0 5.9 3 73 - -
Losses 8 157 988 123.5 6.3 6 83 - -
-
September 4 69 437 109.3 6.3 6 73 - -
October 4 84 621 155.3 7.4 3 83 - -
November 2 32 96 48.0 3.0 0 24 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 14 1.4 160 16.0 11.4 0 38
Conference 7 12 1.7 112 16.0 9.3 0 38
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 8 2.0 88 22.0 11.0 0 38
Away 5 5 1.0 71 14.2 14.2 0 38
Neutral 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 1.0 0 1
-
Wins 2 1 0.5 38 19.0 38.0 0 38
Losses 8 13 1.6 122 15.3 9.4 0 38
-
September 4 2 0.5 48 12.0 24.0 0 38
October 4 10 2.5 107 26.8 10.7 0 38
November 2 2 1.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 4
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 8 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 1154 160 - - 1314 131.4
Conference 7 951 112 - - 1063 151.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 557 88 - - 645 161.3
Away 5 536 71 - - 607 121.4
Neutral 1 61 1 - - 62 62.0
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Wins 2 166 38 - - 204 102.0
Losses 8 988 122 - - 1110 138.8
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September 4 437 48 - - 485 121.3
October 4 621 107 - - 728 182.0
November 2 96 5 - - 101 50.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 54 5.4 9 0 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 36 5.1 6 0 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 24 6.0 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
Away 30 6.0 5 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 18 9.0 3 0 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 36 4.5 6 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 36 9.0 6 0 - - - - - - - 0
October 18 4.5 3 0 - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -