8 Anthony Ellis
8 Anthony Ellis
Height: 6-1
Weight: 245
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Apopka
Position: DL
gp 6
tk 25.0
sac 5.5
int 2
ffum 3

2016

  • 2016 Big South Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2016 HERO Sports First Team All-American
  • 2016 Associated Press FCS Second Team All-American
  • 2016 STATS FCS Second Team All-American
  • 2016 Big South First Team All-Conference selection
  • 2016 Big South Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2016 STATS FCS Preseason Second Team All-American
  • 2016 Big South Preseason All-Conference selection
  • November 14 Big South Defensive Player of the Week
  • 15th in the NCAA in Tackles for Loss per game
  • 32nd in the NCAA in Sacks per game
  • Led the Big South in Sacks and Sacks per game
  • Led the Big South in Tackles for Loss and TFL per game
  • Led the Big South in Fumbles Forced
  • Fifth in the Big South in Tackles per game by a defensive lineman
  • 24th in the Big South in Tackles per game
  • Fifth on the team in overall tackles with 45
  • Fourth on the team with 26 unassisted tackles and added 19 assisted tackles
  • Led the Bucs with 7.0 sacks and 16.0 tackles for loss
  • Led the Bucs with two forced fumbles
  • Season-high nine tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss on November 26 at Wofford
  • Seven tackles, a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss, and a forced fumble on November 5 against Gardner-Webb
  • Six tackles, a sack, and 3.5 tackles for loss on November 12 at Liberty
  • Five tackles, a sack, and a tackle for loss on August 27 at North Dakota State
  • Four tackles, a sack, and 3.0 tackles for loss on September 24 at Monmouth
  • Two tackles, two sacks, a forced fumble, and a pass breakup on October 1 at Coastal Carolina
  • Two tackles and a sack on October 22 against Presbyterian

2015

  • Earned 1st Team All-Big South Conference honors and emerged as one of the dominant defensive lineman in all the FCS to be named a STATS second-team All-American
  • Led the Big South with 18 tackles for loss, and finished tied for second with 7.5 sacks
  • Tallied 55 tackles, 18 TFL, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, an interception, two pass breakups and scored a touchdown
  • Had seven tackles, a sack, and two TFL in opener against North Greenville (9/3)
  • Had a sack and a forced fumble in the rout of ETSU (9/17)
  • Recorded five tackles, 0.5 TFL, and an interception on the last play of the game in the win over The Citadel (9/26)
  • Notched two sacks in CSU’s dominant win over Monmouth (10/10)
  • Earned Big South Defensive Player of the Week honors after a dominant effort in the Big South title clinching win at Kennesaw State (11/7)
  • Against Kennesaw, had four tackles for loss, a sack, and a forced fumble which he recovered and returned for a touchdown in the first half alone
  • Had a crucial fourth quarter sack in the win over Liberty (11/14), and added three tackles for loss
  • Turned in a big effort in the playoff win over The Citadel (12/5), posting eight tackles and a tackle for loss while forcing two fumbles

2014: Played in ten games on the defensive line and showed promise while gaining reps within a deep and veteran defensive line mix...Notched four tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack...Delivered a sack for a loss of ten yards against Newberry (9/6) as CSU's defense led the way to a 16-10 victory...Recorded a tackle in the loss to Coastal Carolina (10/25)...Tallied two tackles, including one for loss, to help CSU pitch a shutout at Monmouth (11/1).

High School: Named the No. 15 prospect in the Orlando Super 60 and First Team All-Central Florida as a senior at Apopka High School in Apopka, Fla…Had 14 tackles for loss to go with 73 tackles (54 solo)as a senior…Also had five sacks and four fumble recoveries…Member of his high school's weightlifting team.

Personal: Son of Suzan Ellis...Born August 15, 1996...Majoring in Computer Science. 

Recent Games
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 15 6
Assists 10 1
Tackles 25.0 7.0
Tackles per game 4.2 7.0
Sacks 5.5 2
Sack yards 45 28
Interceptions 2 -
Returned for touchdown 0 -
Fumble recoveries 1 -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Mississippi St. L, 49-0 1 3 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Elon L, 19-17 1 3 4.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 -1 0 - 1 -
Sep 23 Point University (Ga.) W, 66-0 3 1 4.0 2.5 11 2.5 11 2 - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 30 Mississippi Val. W, 58-7 3 2 5.0 1 6 1.5 8 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Indiana L, 27-0 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - 1 - 1 2 0 - - -
Oct 14 at Presbyterian W, 7-0 6 1 7.0 2 28 2.5 29 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Savannah St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Monmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Kennesaw St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Liberty   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 13 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 39 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 13 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 - - - - - - -
2015-16 13 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 13 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - 0
Total 39 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 13 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 13 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 10 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 6 - - - - 0 .0
Total 39 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 6 0.5 - - - - - 1 - - 0 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - - - 0 1 - - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 4 0 4.0 .4 1 10 2 14 - - - - - - -
2015-16 13 33 22 55.0 4.2 7.5 52 18 86 2 3 61 1 0 2 1
2016-17 10 26 19 45.0 4.5 7 28 16 50 2 - - - - 1 -
2017-18 6 15 10 25.0 4.2 5.5 45 6.5 48 3 1 0 2 1 1 1
Total 39 78 51 129.0 3.3 21 135 42.5 198 7 4 61 3 1 4 2
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 6 - - - - - - - -
Conference 1 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 6 - - - - - - -
Conference 1 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 6 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 1 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 6 - - - - - - - -
Conference 1 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 6 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 1 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 2 - - - - 0 .0
Away 4 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 6 15 10 25.0 4.2 5.5 45 6.5 48 3 1 0 2 1 1 1
Conference 1 6 1 7.0 7.0 2 28 2.5 29 1 - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 6 3 9.0 4.5 3.5 17 4 19 2 - - - - 1 -
Away 4 9 7 16.0 4.0 2 28 2.5 29 1 1 0 2 1 - 1
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 12 4 16.0 5.3 5.5 45 6.5 48 3 - - - - 1 -
Losses 3 3 6 9.0 3.0 - - 0 - - 1 0 2 1 - 1
-
September 4 8 9 17.0 4.3 3.5 17 4 19 2 - - 1 -1 1 1
October 2 7 1 8.0 4.0 2 28 2.5 29 1 1 0 1 2 - -

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