"I'm still trying to be the best offensive coordinator I can be," Elliott said. "Clemson is home."
"Some guys kind of say mean stuff about us because they can't get on the team," said Elliott, an 18-year-old running back and cornerback who is only 5-7 but speaks with a deep voice that reminds Tornadoes coaches of singer Barry White. "We have an opportunity that other kids really don't have. We get a chance to show people that even though we are behind the gates, we've still got something to prove."