Pro Highlights

  • Saw action in 11 games and posted 13 tackles (10 solo), a sack, five tackles for a loss, three QB pressures and a team-high 13 tackles on special teams in 2016.
  • Played in 14 games in 2015, finishing No. 3 on the team with 11 special teams tackles and recording 17 tackles (14 solo), three sacks, two passes defensed, an interception and a forced fumble on defense.
  • After making the 53-man roster, played in 13 regular-season games and both postseason contests as a rookie in 2014.
  • Finished 2014 with a career-high 15 special teams tackles, No. 1 among Packers rookies and No. 2 on the team behind S Sean Richardson (17).
  • Posted a team-best six tackles on special teams during the 2014 postseason.
  • Led the NFL with five sacks in the 2014 preseason, highlighted by a three-sack effort at St. Louis (Aug. 16).


A four-year letterman for the Rockets, he played in 47 games with 12 starts at defensive end, finishing his career with 124 tackles (70 solo), including 22½ tackles for a loss, 14 sacks, six forced fumbles and four passes defensed…Earned his degree in general studies…Senior season (2013): Earned first-team All-Mid-American Conference honors after starting all 12 games and recording 70 tackles (43 solo), the third-highest total on the team…Notched team highs in both tackles for a loss (14) and sacks (nine), and also led the team with five forced fumbles…Recorded 11 tackles (six solo), including 1½ for a loss, at Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Tallied six tackles (two solo), one sack and one forced fumble at Ball State (Sept. 28)…Compiled four tackles (two solo), a forced fumble, a sack and a pass defensed in a 47-20 victory vs. Western Michigan (Oct. 5)…Set a new career high with 13 tackles (seven solo) and forced a fumble which he returned 68 yards for a TD in the Rockets’ 45-44 double-overtime win vs. Navy (Oct. 19)…Recorded seven tackles, all solo, including three for a loss, and a career-high two sacks vs. Northern Illinois (Nov. 20)…Junior season (2012): Played in all 13 games, totaling 18 tackles (12 solo) and a team-high six sacks…Finished third on the team with seven tackles for a loss…Tallied three tackles (two solo) and notched two sacks in a 38-28 win vs. Coastal Carolina (Sept. 22)…Dropped QB Tyler Van Tubbergen for a 10-yard loss at Western Michigan (Sept. 29)…Found the quarterback for the third week in a row, bringing down QB Ryan Radcliff for a loss of 8 yards on third-and-11 vs. Central Michigan (Oct. 6)…Tied his season high with three tackles (two solo), and added a half-sack vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 20)…Reached the quarterback for the sixth straight game when he notched a sack at Buffalo (Oct. 27)…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in all 13 games, recording 31 tackles (13 solo), his first career sack and his first career INT…Recorded a season-high five tackles (three solo) and forced a fumble on the game-deciding two-point conversion to help preserve the 42-41 win vs. Air Force in the Military Bowl (Dec. 28)…Freshman season (2010): Appeared in nine games and notched five tackles (two solo)…Recorded two tackles (one solo) at Boise State (Oct. 9) and vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 17).


Given name Jayrone Carez Elliott…First name is pronounced jay-RONE…Born in Cleveland…Has two sons, Braylon and Bleu…Brother, Andre Elliott, played safety at Youngstown State from 2007-10…Is friends with Panthers WR Ted Ginn Jr., Texans WR Cecil Shorts III and former Packers S Brandian Ross…High school: Attended Glenville (Ohio) High School, where he played DE and earned first-team all-district, third-team all-state and Cleveland Plain Dealer All-Star Team honors as a senior…Rated as the No. 81 OLB in the country and the No. 32 OLB in Ohio by…Also named first-team Ohio by…Helped lead his team to the Division I state title game that season while recording 98 tackles and 17 sacks…Also received two letters in basketball…Community involvement: Was the Packers’ nominee for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year…Received the 2016 community service award at the annual Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Welcome Back luncheon…Took part in the Children’s Heart Foundation Golf outing in Fond du Lac as well as the Green Bay Packers Give Back Celebrity Bowling event…Interacted with students from six schools from the Hortonville Area School District at Greenville Middle School as part of the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program…Participated in the PALS Program-Packers Play 60 Night…Visited Edison Middle School and Red Smith Middle School as part of Bellin Health’s Play 60 Challenge…Spoke to children at St. John the Baptist in Plymouth, Wis., Hortonville Elementary (Wis.), Central Trail Elementary in Sylvania, Ohio and Ceasar Chavez High School in Phoenix, Ariz. …Participated in signings at high school football games for breast cancer awareness…Guided kids through drills at the Packers Youth Football Camp and at the Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic…Filmed a PSA for Toys for Tots…Visited local elementary schools during his time at Toledo and received the team’s community service award in December 2013…Residence: Cleveland, Ohio.