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Help Erath's Own 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell Win Rookie of the Week

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Help Erath's Own 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell Win Rookie of the Week

Posted: Sep 15, 2021 1:12 PM

ERATH, La. - On Sunday, Erath's own Elijah Mitchell recorded 104 yards rushing on 19 carries (5.5 yards per carry average) to go along with a 38-yard score.

Mitchell became the first rookie in franchise history to register 100-or-more rushing yards in their NFL debut.

He also became the first 49ers rookie to register a rushing touchdown in his NFL debut since running back Carlos Hyde registered a 4-yard touchdown run in his debut at the Dallas Cowboys in 2014.

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