Football Star Uses Platform To Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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Former Ohio State star and highly touted NFL prospect Ezekiel Elliott is wearing special shoes at the NFL combine to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Elliott, who is anticipated to be the first running back drafted, posted a picture on his Instagram account with the caption:

Today I will be wearing these customized cleats during the combine to help raise awareness for victims of domestic violence. Both pairs will be auctioned off for charity and the proceeds will go to charities in Columbus, Ohio and St. Louis, MO that support and help victims of domestic violence. Join me in the fight to help end domestic violence! Follow this hashtag to lend your support and stay informed of the charity auction.

Elliott is currently ranked as the 14th best NFL prospect in the 2016 draft class. (RELATED: Johnny Manziel Case Heads To Grand Jury)

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