College: University of Pittsburgh
Birthday: July 10, 1988
Hometown: Duquesne, PA
Years Pro: 6Professional (2012-present):
Played for Cedar Rapids in 2012, but suffered a broken hand. After the season, he was traded to Green Bay. After the 2013 season and training, Elijah landed with the Storm for the upcoming season.
• Fields was selected as Green Bay's Defensive MVP in 2013.
• In 2013, he was Defensive Player-of-the-Week in Week 11 with the Blizzard.
• Elijah was selected as Second Team All-IFL in 2013 with Green Bay.
• He was named to the Second Team All-IFL squad in 2015 and 2016.
• Elijah was named IFL Defensive Player-of-the-Week in Week 18 of the 2016 season.Redshirt Junior (University of Pittsburgh, 2008):
Elijah had 18 tackles and 5 pass breakups on the season.Freshman (University of Pittsburgh, 2006):
He played in eight games as a true freshman.High School (Duquesne):
Fields scored 31 TDs and gained more than 2,000 all-purpose yards as a senior. He was the first 1,000-yard receiver in school history with 42 receptions for 1,167 yards and 18 TDs. On defense, he tallied ten interceptions and returned two picks and one fumble recovery for TDs. Elijah led his team to the WPIAL Class A championship and a berth in the state title game.
• Fields was selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic in the PrepStar.com All-East Region.
• He was rated the nation's No. 10 safety by Scout.com.
• His rankings also include: No. 39 prospect in the East Region, No. 18 prospect in Pennsylvania and the nation's No. 23 safety by Rivals.com.
• The Associated Press Pennsylvania named him Class A Player-of-the-Year.
• The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review named Fields their Class A Player-of-the-Year and to the Terrific selection team.
• Fields was also the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Class A Player-of-the-Year and chosen to the state's Fabulous team.
• Harrisburg Patriot-News appointed Fields as the "Platinum 33" placement.
• Fields was selected by Keystone Recruiting as Pennsylvania Class A Player-of-the-Year.Volunteer:
Elijah works with children in the community and coaches Little League Football.Personal:
Elijah is the son of Lisa Butler and Elijah Fields Sr. and mentions his mother and stepfather as major figures in his life. He also has two sons.