The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed second-year RB Elijah Hood to their 90-man active roster, the club announced today. To make room on the roster, the Jaguars released QB Tanner Lee.
Lee was drafted in the sixth round by the Jaguars in the 2018 NFL Draft and mostly spent time on the team’s practice squad last season.
Hood, 5-11, 230, spent the 2018 season on Carolina’s reserve/injured list. In 2017, he saw action in one game on special teams for Oakland and spent 15 weeks on the Raiders’ practice squad.
Hood attended the University of North Carolina from 2014-16 and played in 34 games, totaling 2,580 rushing yards and 29 TDs. As a sophomore in 2015, he ran for 1,463 yards and 17 TDs, earning second-team All-ACC honors.