Henry Ellard
    Henry Ellard

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    Last College:
    Fresno State

    Position:
    Student Assistant Coach

    Coaching Career: In his first year of coaching ? will help primarily with the wide receivers.

    Athletics Career: Had a 16-year career in the NFL, and is considered one of the finest wide receivers ever ? played for the Rams (1983-93), Redskins (1994-98) and Patriots (1998) ? had 13,777 yards gained in his career, third all-time ? had 1,000 or more yards in seven season, third-most in NFL history ? caught 50 or more passes in 10 season, second-most all-time ? holds Rams records for career receptions (593), receiving yards (9,761), total offense (11,663), 100-yard games (26) and punt return average (11.3) ? is one of only 10 players ever to have eclipsed 10,000 receiving yards ? played at Fresno State from 1979-82 ? set an NCAA record with 1,510 receiving yards in 1982 ? holds the school record in receiving touchdowns (25), is third in receiving yards (2,947) and is fourth in receptions (138).

    Personal: Born July 21, 1961, in Fresno, Calif. ? selected in the second round (32nd pick) of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams ? qualified for the 1992 Olympic trials in 1992 after triple jumping 54.1 feet.

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