Agreed to terms with the Saints as an undrafted free agent, 4/28/13…Appeared in 50 career contests for Michigan along the offensive line and on special teams…Opened all 13 games at center as a redshirt senior in 2012, his first season as a starter after previously serving as a backup interior offensive lineman while also contributing on special teams units on field goal and PAT units…General studies major…Attended Wauseon (Ohio) HS, where he helped the team earn a share of the NWOAL title as a senior in 2007…Playing on the offensive line, at tight end and at defensive end, posted career totals of 21 receptions for 246 yards and 46 tackles, six sacks, a pair of pass breakups and one fumble recovery…Northwest Ohio Division IV Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior…Elliott Wade Mealer was born June 30, 1989
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