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    A.J. Ellis
    A.J. Ellis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Jose, Calif.

    High School:
    Andrew Hill

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 195

    Position:
    RB

    Experience:
    1L

    09/17/2011

    Fresno State 27, UND 22

    Derek Carr passed for 235 yards and two touchdowns.

    Last updated on Aug. 30, 2011

    Fresno State:

    2010 (Sophomore): Had an injury plagued season but when healthy was a major part of the offense ... finished second on the team in rushing with 281 yards ... played in seven games ... had a breakout game with 165 yards and scored three touchdowns in a win at Utah State but suffered an injury the next week at Ole Miss and missed the next three games ... had 55 yards on 11 carries against Idaho ... an excellent student.

    2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in three games and had two carries for seven yards.

    2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.

    High School: (A versatile and explosive player who is expected to play see action in a variety of ways for the Dogs ... could be used in a role similar to Bulldog MVP Clifton Smith ... Ellis Rushed for 1,527 yards and scored 26 touchdowns as a senior and became the first Andrew Hill player since 1997 to earn a Division I scholarship ...led his team to an 8-1-1 record ... averaged 9.73 yards per carry and over 12 yards per reception ... rushed for 244 yards against Yerba Buena and had a season-long 86 yard touchdown run ... played running back and cornerback ... had 43 tackles and two interceptions on defense ... lettered all four years in football ... played in the all-star game ... team captain and team MVP ... had 2,000 total yards, 26 touchdowns, two interceptions and 51 tackles as a senior.

    Personal: Born July 12, 1990 ... Audrey Ellis is his mother and Grace Sanchez is his guardian ... enjoys watching and playing football ... came to Fresno State for the opportunity to win ... favorite athletes are Devin Hester and Deion Sanders ... graduated from high school with a 3.1 GPA. Majoring in Philosophy-Pre Law

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