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Austin Ellis
Player Profile:
Austin Ellis 2379741
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Ravena, N.Y.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy

2017: Appeared in all 11 games, catching 13 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown. ... Caught three passes for a season-high 72 yards and his first-career touchdown (54 yards) in season finale vs. New Hampshire (Nov. 18). ... Also caught four passes for 60 yards at Stony Brook (Nov. 4).

2016: Saw action at wide receiver in all 11 games, recording 16 catches for 173 yards... At least one catch in 10 games... Four catches for 30 yards in comeback win at UNH (11/12), following with three receptions for 37 yards in home victory vs. Stony Brook (11/19).

2015: Did not see game action.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity football at Christian Brothers Academy, helping the Brothers to a Section 2 Championship in 2013 … Also ran four years of varsity track and helped the team to an Indoor Big Ten Championship in 2014  … Totaled 18 catches for 494 yards and seven touchdowns, as well as 31 tackles and five interceptions on defense … Named first-team all-area wide out and bestowed the team's Offensive Excellence award.

PERSONAL: Son of Sean and Linda Ellis … Has one brother, Jake … Intends to major in criminal justice.

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