#36 Trey Ellis
• 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
Ellis played in every game as a senior for the Commodores, starting once at wide receiver against Georgia… He had five receptions this season for 45 yards with a long reception of 20 yards against Georgia… Handled the team’s punt return chores, averaging 9.8 yards on 15 returns… Registered a career long return of 33 yards in victory over Tennessee State… Also posted a 20-yard punt return at Notre Dame.
A favorite of teammates, Ellis enjoyed his best as a fourth-year contributor… The walk-on appeared in 11 of 12 games, participating in a key reserve at wide receiver… He ended his first career start at home against Alabama… Concluded the season with five catches, good for 70 yards and a touchdown… Registered one of the team’s top offensive plays, hauling in a deflected pass from Kyle Shurmur for a 31-yard touchdown in Commodores’ victory over Western Kentucky… Also posted receptions against Middle Tennessee, Alabama A&M, Georgia and Kentucky.
Injuries slowed Ellis during his third season… The wide receiver/punt returner did not see action for the first time in his career after suffering a leg injury early in the campaign… Despite playing at less than 100 percent, Ellis contributed on offensive scout teams.
A second-year contributor, Ellis played in all 12 games, seeing action as a punt returner and wide receiver… Averaged 5.5 yards on four punt returns… Posted 19-yard gain on a rushing attempt at Tennessee.
A walk-on prospect, Ellis served as team’s primary punt returner in his first year on campus… Had two key returns vs. UMass totaling 24 yards… Averaged 5.4 yards on nine returns.
Recipient of Greater Charlotte Leadership Spirit Award as senior… Named team’s Offensive Player of the Year, All-City and all-conference as senior WR… Topped Kell in receptions during junior and senior seasons… High academic achiever who served vice president of school’s National Honor Society chapter… Also was president of school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization.
Trey Allen Ellis… Working toward degree in political science… Born Oct. 18, 1995… Son of Tracy and Priscilla Ellis… Dad played collegiately at University of Florida… Earned a degree in political science in May 2017, currently working toward a Masters of Marketing
Longest Reception: 31 yards, vs. Western Kentucky, 11/4/2017
Longest Punt Return: 33 yards, vs. Tennessee State, 9/29/2018