Today we feature a player looking to make an impact after not seeing the field last year.
Elijah Ball - Jr.
Indianapolis, IN (Ben Davis HS)
6’1”, 205 pounds
2021 Projection: Reserve
Ball has seen his career stall a bit after a promising beginning. He redshirted in 2018, but we were still able to get a peek at his abilities because he played in two games and had a tackle. The 2019 season saw him make eight appearances, but he did not accumulate any statistics. Last year was unfortunately a step back, as he did not play at all. Of course, there are a myriad of reasons for that and much of last year feels wasted.
Ball did have a lot of promise out of high school, where he held Ben Davis go 14-0 with a Class 6A state championship. With his experience int he program and his talent he should be a quality reserve this coming season.