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Ezekiel Elliott '13

September 4, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott '13 was mentioned in a number of media outlets after signing a six-year contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys. ESPN wrote on 09.04.19: "The Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott have come to terms on a six-year, $90 million contract extension, a source told ESPN on Wednesday. The deal has $50 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder, surpassing Todd Gurley's $45 million as the most for an NFL running back. Elliott, 24, was under contract through 2020 and was set to make $3.853 million in 2019 and $9.09 million on the fifth-year option in 2020, making his total compensation through 2026 more than $100 million, which makes him the highest-paid running back in NFL history." Read that article here

See also: 
CBS Sports, 09.04.19, 09.04.19
The Guardian, 09.04.19
NBC Sports, 09.04.19
The New York Times, 04.04.19, 09.04.19
Washington Post, 04.04.19