Look at how he helped the Buckeyes' football team and how he performed.

Elliott amassed an impressive number of rushing yards during his time with the Buckeyes. In the 2014 season alone, he rushed for 1,878 yards, which was one of the highest in the nation and a key factor in the team's offensive strategy. 

He scored numerous touchdowns, providing the Buckeyes with a reliable scoring option. In the 2014 season, Elliott recorded 18 rushing touchdowns, demonstrating his ability to find the end zone consistently. 

 Elliott excelled in crucial games, particularly in the 2014 College Football Playoff. He rushed for 230 yards in the semifinal against Alabama and followed it up with 246 yards in the championship game against Oregon, earning MVP honors and securing Ohio State's national title.

 Throughout his college career, Elliott was known for his consistent performance. He rarely had off games and often carried the team with his ability to break big plays and maintain a high level of play against tough defenses.

As a team leader, Elliott set an example with his work ethic and dedication. His commitment on and off the field inspired his teammates and helped build a strong, cohesive unit focused on achieving their goals. 

Elliott’s outstanding college career significantly boosted his NFL draft stock. He was selected 4th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, highlighting how his college performance translated into professional potential.

 Elliott left a lasting legacy at Ohio State. He ranks among the top in several of the program's all-time rushing categories and is remembered as one of the best running backs in Buckeyes history.

His success and visibility helped enhance Ohio State’s recruiting efforts. Prospective players saw Elliott's development and achievements as a testament to the program's ability to develop top-tier talent, thereby attracting more high-caliber recruits.