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Ray Ellis
Ray  Ellis

RS Junior

Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

High School:
Holy Spirit

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 285





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Redshirt Junior (2017)

  • Saw early action verus Navy but suffered a season-ending injury
Junior (2016)

  • Sufered a preseason injury and redshirted

Sophomore (2015)

  • Recorded a solo tackle versus Miami
  • Recorded two tackles (1-1=2) versus Buffalo
  • Recorded two tackles, both solo, at Charlotte
  • Had a big game versus Rice among a strong rotation of D linemen
  • Recorded four tackles (3-1=4), including one for a loss of one
  • Tallied three tackles (2-1=3) versus Marshall in his second start of the season
  • Recorded four tackles (1-3=4) at UTEP in a steady rotation
  • Had four tackles (1-3=4) in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Had one solo tackle in his start at WKU
  • Recorded two tackles (1-1=2) versus Middle Tennessee
  • Recorded a solo tackle at UF

Freshman (2014)

  • Saw his first collegiate action in the WKU victory
  • Recorded a tackle assist at No. 23 Marshall
  • Credited with three tackles as part of a defensive line rotation in the UAB game
  • Had two tackles, a solo and an assist, at North Texas
  • Drew a start at Middle Tennessee...tallied six tackles, including his first career sack and the only FAU sack of the game and it was for a loss of seven yards
  • Tallied two tackles in the ODU game, the final game of the 2014 season
  • Ended his freshman season with six games played after being called into early action following an injury to the starting defensive tackle
  • Drew two starts on the year and recorded 14 tackles, including a sack for a loss of seven yards

High School

  • Played for John Iannucci at Holy Spirit High School where he recorded 58 tackles as a senior, including 33 for a loss (57 percent of his tackles resulted in a loss of yards), eight sacks and one forced fumble
  • Earned all-state, all-south Jersey, all-non-public and all-Cape athletic league honors
  • Named student of the month for math and business at Holy Spirit
  • Two-sport athlete (football and wrestling)


  • Marketing major
  • Son of Ray Ellis, Jr. and Phyllis Ellis-Sanderson
  • Born June 28, 1996 in Galloway, NJ
  • Relative of Pete Hunter (Dallas Cowboys, NY Jets and Cleveland Browns) and Tyler Stockton who plays for Notre Dame


Game-by-Game Tackles
2014: Marshall (0-1=1); UAB (0-3=3); North Texas (1-1=2); Middle Tennessee (6-0=6)
2015: Miami (1-0=1); Buffalo (1-1=2); Charlotte (9-0=2); Marshall (2-1=3); UTEP (1-3=4); FIU (1-3=4); MT (1-1=2); UF (1-0=1).

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 6 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Sacks: 1 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 6 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Sacks: 1 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 4 UTEP (10/24/15), FIU (10/31/15)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 Rice (10/10/15)

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