2011-12 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2007-08 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Junior (2010): Played in five games, completing one pass at UCLA ... Had a rush for a career-long 52 yards against Texas State in the season opener ... served as the holder on field goals and extra points in five games.
Sophomore (2009): Competed as a reserve in three games... Made collegiate debut against Northwestern State during the season opener... Threw for 28 yards on 3-of-6 passing against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale... Also rushed for 16 yards on only three carries against the Owls. Redshirt Freshman (2008): Saw action in just one game, playing the final minutes at quarterback against Southern.
Freshman (2007): Sat out as a redshirt.
High School: Prepped at Red Oak High School ... Selected Offensive MVP and Team MVP ... Also named to the All-District squad ... One of the area leaders in passing yards and touchdowns ... Was invited to play in bowl games in both Hawai'i and Australia ... Helped lead basketball team and golf squad to district championships.
Personal: Full name is Austin Taylor Elrod ... Born June 7, 1989, in Tucson, Ariz. ... Son of Glen and Lori Elrod ... Enjoys hunting during his free time ... Brother, Jake, plays basketball at Lubbock Christian University ... Majoring in kinesiology-sports administration.
Elrod's Career Bests
Passing Yards: 28, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Pass Attempts: 6, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Pass Completions: 3, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Long Pass: 14, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Rushing Attempts: 3, vs. Rice (11-28-09)
Rushing Yards: 52, vs. Texas State (9-4-10)
Long Rush: 52, vs. Texas State (9-4-10)