Blake Elliott (born February 19, 1981)
was the winner of the 2003 Gagliardi Trophy for academic and football excellence covering all of NCAA Division III. He graduated from Melrose High School in Melrose, Minnesota and Saint John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota). He owns several school, conference, and national records in NCAA football. In his senior year, he led Saint John's to the NCAA Division III Football Championship over previously unbeaten Mount Union College. After college, Elliott spent time with the Minnesota Vikings with a tryout. He never played professionally.