54 Ray Ellis
Ray  Ellis


Egg Harbor Township, NJ

High School:
Holy Spirit

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 280




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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.

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 sac 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).

Personal: Pre-business 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)