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Louis Ellis
SI Grade
3.14
Position: Class:
4Sr
School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
6-2, 314
40 Time:
5.11

BIOGRAPHY: Junior-college transfer awarded all-Conference and All-America honors the past two years. Led the team in tackles as a senior, posting 64/20.5/8. Junior totals included 65/22.5/8. CIAA Defensive Player of the Year the past two seasons.

POSITIVES: Ellis is a physically talented lineman who was an outstanding small school player, and he possesses the skills to make an NFL roster. If he does what is necessary off-the-field to become a better football player, he could stick around the NFL for a while.

NEGATIVES: Displays poor hand technique and does not do a good job protect himself or disengaging from blocks once engaged at the point. Seems poorly conditioned, and does not consistently play with a sense of urgency. Marginal burst of closing speed.

ANALYSIS: Quick, wide-bodied lineman who dominated a lower level of competition. Plays with good pad level, quickly changes direction, and moves well laterally. Powerful, pushes defenders up the field, and makes a lot of plays on the football. Overwhelms opponents, and then defeats blocks on his way to the action. Consistently doubled by opponents. Quickly gets off the snap with a nice first step.

PROJECTION: FA

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