|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:January 2, 1985|
|Place of birth: East Rutherford, New Jersey|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Las Vegas Locomotives|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career UFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at UFL-Football.com|
Elijah J. "E. J." Barthel (born February 1, 1985 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Las Vegas Locomotives as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Massachusetts.
Barthel played his first three years at Rutgers University. He redshirted his Freshman year and was injured as a redshirt Freshman. His Sophomore year he played in 2 games. Barthel transferred to UMass, along with Tight end Brad Listorti, as a Junior and played in all 15 games, starting 3. He rushed twice for 7 yards and had a catch for 20. He was a major contributor on special teams and had 4 tackles as UMass made it to the National Championship that year in 2006. As a senior Barthel battled injuries and only registered 1 rush of 5 yards and 1 catch for 4 yards.
New York GiantsEdit
Las Vegas LocomotivesEdit
Barthel signed with the Locos for the 2009 season where he teamed with fellow UMass football alum Marcel Shipp.