Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Ravens' picks: Round 7/238 - Aaron Mellette, WR, 6-2, 217, Elon...Imposing small-school standout could provide red-zone threat immediately. Mellette caught 11 passes with one touchdown against Vanderbilt and played in the Senior Bowl. - The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Aaron Mellette News
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Ravens' picks: Round 7/238 - Aaron Mellette, WR, 6-2, 217, Elon...Imposing small-school standout could provide red-zone threat immediately. Mellette caught 11 passes with one touchdown against Vanderbilt and played in the Senior Bowl. - The Sports Xchange
04/08/13 - 2013 Elon Pro Day: Aaron Mellette of Elon has workout scheduled with Colts...Representatives from one NFL team gathered at Elon’s pro day on March 26, where three players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf in 45-degree temperatures under sunny skies. Aaron Mellette worked out previously at North Carolina State’s pro day on March 20 and before that at the NFL Scouting Combine. Mellette (6-foot-2 7/8, 218) ran the short shuttle in 4.53 seconds at Elon’s pro day, and opted to stand on the rest of his combine numbers.
Mellette has a workout scheduled with the Indianapolis Colts on April 10. Elon hasn’t had a player drafted since the Jacksonville Jaguars picked defensive back Chad Nkang in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Rich McGeorge, a productive tighe end for the Green Bay Packers in the 1970s and College Football Hall of Famer, was a first-round selection in 1970 out of Elon by Green Bay. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
01/24/13 - Four small-college players to watch from the Senior Bowl...Aaron Mellette, a wide receiver from Elon, is a big athletic type that can make a catch over his head and down around his ankles. He demonstrated the ability to go up and get a ball. I don't think he's a true No. 1 wide receiver, but he will be a solid third or fourth. - Pat Kirwan, CBSSports.com
12/04/12 - Elon senior wide receiver Aaron Mellette has accepted an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 26 in Mobile, Ala. He will become the second player from the school to participate in a Division I football all-star game."It's a blessing and an honor to receive an invitation to Senior Bowl," Mellette said. "I can't wait to go down there and make Elon and my hometown of Sanford proud. This is a great opportunity for me to display my skills and show that I can play with these guys. I was very shocked when Coach (Jason) Swepson called me in and showed me the invitation, but I was filled with a lot of joy at the same time."
Mellette finished his career as one of the top receivers in Southern Conference history. As a senior this season, he totaled 97 receptions for 18 touchdowns and 1,398 yards in 11 games. He ranks second in the FCS in receptions per game (8.9) and receiving yards per game (127.1 yards per game). Over his career, he caught 304 passes for 4,254 yards and 44 touchdowns with 23 100-yard receiving games. Each mark ranks second to Terrell Hudgins in SoCon and Elon history. - Sports Network
12/01/12 - Elon University senior wide receiver Aaron Mellette has been invited to the 2013 Senior Bowl, according to the Elon athletic department. The department’s Twitter account (@ElonPhoenix) tweeted this: “Big news from the football front today! Aaron Mellette has been invited to participate in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 26, 2013! #MerleNation” The Pendulum’s Zachary Horner spoke to Mellette at this afternoon’s women’s basketball game between Elon and College of Charleston. Mellette said he found out yesterday around 5 p.m. when he met with Phoenix head coach Jason Swepson. The senior wideout said the invitation was on Swepson’s desk when he walked in.
Mellette was listed on the Senior Bowl Watch List Aug. 23 as one of 29 players from the Football Championship Subdivision and Division II, and Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage mentioned Mellette on the press release. “I’ve seen three games on Aaron from last year and he is a legitimate NFL prospect with size and athleticism,” Savage said of Mellette in the press release. - The Pendulum, Elon Student News