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Evander Holyfield wanted son to go to Notre Dame, not UGA

Last week, four-star running back for the class of 2016 Elijah Holyfield committed to play for the Georgia Bulldogs. He is going to be a huge addition to the Bulldogs’ program over the next few years, but his father wasn’t too excited about his son’s decision. Elijah’s father just happens to former heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Holyfield. He talked with USA TODAY’s...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia adds Elijah Holyfield, four-star RB prospect and son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, to its 2016 recruiting class.

Evander Holyfield with son Elijah. Image via has received the seventeenth commitment to its 2016 recruiting class from a name familiar to boxing fans. Atlanta, Ga. high school senior running back Elijah Holyfield committed to the Bulldogs on Friday.Holyfield is the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield, who was the undisputed champion in both the cruiserweight...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bulldog Puppies Elijah Holyfield Used To Commit To Georgia Are Named After Todd Gurley, Nick Chubb

Elijah Holyfield’s recruiting announcement was one of the best we’ve ever seen. The 2016 four-star running back, the son of former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield, used two bulldog puppies to announce his commitment to Georgia.  The cute bulldogs have another connection to Georgia’s football program. They’re named after current and former Bulldog running backs Nick Chubb...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Elite RB prospect, son of Evander Holyfield, committing Friday

Being the son of a former heavy weight champion boxer, you might assume Elijah Holyfield would seek glory in the boxing ring, but you'd be wrong. The Georgia native is one of the most coveted running back prospects in the nation and has trimmed his list down to his final five. Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee all await the final decision of Holyfield, who has...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield sets announcement date

One of the top running backs in the nation, four-star Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, has trimmed his list of schools down to five and has set a date for his announcement. All of the final five schools are members of the Southeastern Conference — which comes as no surprise. Holyfield, who plays at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, informed 247 Sports of his final...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield Trims List To 5 SEC Schools, Sets Decision Date

Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, is one of the nation’s top running backs, and today, he made a pair of huge announcements about his recruitment. The four-star, No. 5 ranked back trimmed his list to five schools, all from the SEC, and set a decision date. Holyfield revealed his five finalists to 247Sports: “Alabama – because they have had so much success in...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: 4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield, Son Of Boxer Evander Holyfield, No. 1 On UGA’s Board

Four-star running back Elijah Holyfield of Atlanta’s Woodward Academy is blowing up as one of the top players in the 2016 class. Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, has high interest in a number of top programs, including Alabama, Auburn, and Tennessee, but one team has reportedly prioritized him as the top player on their board: Georgia. Elijah Holyfield, a 4-star...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Elijah Holyfield to consider 4 SEC schools

Athletic prowess apparently runs in the Holyfield family. We all remember former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield, mostly for losing part of his ear to a hungry Mike Tyson. But now, it’s Holyfield’s son, Elijah, who is making news in the sports world as one of the top running back prospects in the class of 2016. The four-star recruit from Woodward Academy in Atlanta...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 4 SEC Programs Will Make 4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield’s List Of Top Schools

Twitter/@MattBrennanATL Atlanta (Ga.) Woodward Academy four-star running back Elijah Holyfield is one of the top prospects at his position in the 2016 class. He holds over 30 scholarship offers, and told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is on the verge of cutting things down. Per the AJC’s report, Holyfield knows some of the programs that will make his shortened list: “More...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Holyfield makes homophobic comments on 'UK Big Brother'

Evander Holyfield told Luisa Zissman that being gay a 'choice' that can be being born handicapped on "UK Celebrity Big Brother." Evander is on "UK Celebrity Big Brother" because...he reportedly has IRS and alimony problems. Bright man.Turn volume up.TMZ adds:Zissman respectfully disagreed with Evander ... and it seemed the two were ready to move on with their lives ...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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