Biography: Two-year starter who finished with 22 receptions/133 yards/2 TDs as a senior after posting 21/239/3 the prior year.
Positives: Hardworking tight end prospect with limited upside for the next level. Blocks with good lean, displays solid vision and effectively picks up the blitz. Stays square, displays footwork in pass protection and seals defenders from the action. Keeps his feet moving and works blocks hard. Extends to make the reception away from his frame as a pass catcher. Works hard to come free and make himself an available target. Goes over the middle, looks the ball into his hands and takes the big hit yet holds onto the throw.
Negatives: One-speed tight end who's not a downfield threat. Average blocking strength and struggles to finish off opponents.
Analysis: Ellison is a polished prospect who does the little things well, yet a marginal athlete who gets the most from his ability. He could fill several roles at the next level, including lining up as a lead blocker, H-back or as a third tight end.
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