As a Sophomore (2017): Appeared in 12 games, making six starts at cornerback. ... Posted 27 tackles and ranked third on the team with five pass breakups ... Notched a pair of PBUs vs. Indiana (10/28) ... Totaled four tackles vs. Northwestern (10/14) ... Posted a career-high eight tackles at #10 Ohio State (10/7) ... Notched four tackles, including 1.0 TFL, at Minnesota (9/30) ... Had two tackles and two PBUs vs. UCF (9/23) ... Totaled five tackles at #23 Texas (9/2) and recovered a fumble on a bobbled kickoff return.
As a Freshman (2016): Appeared in 12 games, making one start ... totaled nine tackles and three pass breakups ... made collegiate debut vs. Howard (9/3) ... made first start of career vs. Minnesota (10/15), posting two pass breakups ... converted from wide receiver to cornerback in training camp.
At DeMatha Catholic High School: A consensus four-star recruit…Under Armour All-American…ranked as the 6th best player in the state of Maryland by Rivals…helped lead DeMatha to three straight WCAC titles… named 2015 First Team All-WCAC…coached by Elijah Brooks.
Personal: Parents are Charles and Chanel Ellis … came to Maryland “to stay true to the movement” … DeMatha Catholic HS Distinguished Gentleman Award winner … lists sports hero as Muhammad Ali … hobbies include listening to music and playing guitar … majoring in criminal justice.
ELLIS' CAREER HIGHS
Tackles - 8 (at #10 Ohio State, 10/7/17)
Solo Tackles - 6 (at #10 Ohio State, 10/7/17)
Pass Breakups - 2 (3x, last Indiana, 10/28/17)
Fumble Recoveries - 1 (at #23 Texas, 9/2/17)
Tackles for Loss - 1.0 (at Minnesota (9/30/17)