87 Gaelin Elmore  
Gaelin Elmore

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Somerset, Wis.

High School:
Somerset HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 258

Position:
TE

Major:
Undeclared


OVERVIEW: Listed as a three-star recuit by ESPN, Scout, Rivals and 247Sports • Rivals lists him as the fourth-best player in Wisconsin, while 247Sports has him as the sixth-best prospect and ESPN has him ninth • Rivals tabs him as the No. 22 tight end in the nation, while ESPN has him at No. 24 • Scout has him as the No. 26 tight end recruit in the country and 247Sports has him at No. 28.

ESPN ANALYSIS: Very good height and good bulk • above average playing strength • has a good frame to shield defenders on contested throws • good size and will go up for the ball • displays ability to consistently catch the ball away from his frame and ability to extend and catch the ball above his shoulders • flashes a good initial burst to get into defenders and can deliver a nice initial pop at contact • good lower body strength • flashes some nastiness as a blocker • tight end with good size and the tools to develop into a productive blocker and solid contributor as a receiving target.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Somerset High School • helped the Spartans post an 11-2 record and make the state semifinals as a senior in 2013 • led team in receptions (7) and receiving yards (129) and also caught one touchdown (team passed for 431 yards and seven touchdowns during his senior season) • effectice blocker in team's run-heavy offense that rushed for 2,969 yards • second on team with 72 tackles (43 solo) and led the state of Wisconsin with 28 tackles-for-loss • recorded 11 sacks and forced seven fumbles • broke up seven passes and recovered one fumble • named first team All-State on defense as a DE/OLB • ended career with 19 catches for 375 yards and six touchdowns • was the only non-senior starter on Somerset's 12-1 state championship team in 2012 • also a 1,000-point scorer in basketball • football coach was Bruce Larson.

PRONUNCIATION: Gay-lynn