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  • Sun., Aug. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Arizona Cardinals The Oakland Raiders take on the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks The Oakland Raiders take on the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT 2015 NFL Season Kicks Off

    The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Raiders Back-toFootball 5K

    The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5k and Kids Run will take place on September 12, 2015, at 9 a.m. at O.co Coliseum.


    5k runners will receive:

        •    Ticket to a Raiders Home Game
        •    Shirt
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    Kids Fun Run participants will receive:

        •    Shirt courtesy of Raider Image
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    After the race, stick around and enjoy live music, food from some local food trucks, samples from vendors and a chance to take a picture with the Super Bowl Trophies.

    Click here to register!

  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals The Oakland Raiders take on the Cincinnati Bengals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens The Oakland Raiders take on the Baltimore Ravens at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns The Oakland Raiders take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears THe Oakland Raiders take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos The Oakland Raiders take on the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Oct. 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers The Oakland Raiders take on the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium.

Team

Justin Ellis
DT #78
Height:
6-2
Weight:
334
Age:
24
College:
Louisiana Tech
Hometown:
Monroe, La.
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

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3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 21 16 5 0.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 OAK 16 14 21 16 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in the fourth round (107th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 10, 2014.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in the fourth round (107th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 10, 2014.

AT A GLANCE:

  • Played in all 16 games with 14 starts as a rookie, earning a spot on the Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie Team.
  • Earned All-Conference USA honorable mention as a senior at Louisiana Tech.
  • Finished his collegiate career with 102 tackles (37 solo) 2.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Also lettered three years on the track and field team in high school, finishing third in the state of Louisiana in the shot put as a junior.

2014: Played in all 16 games with 14 starts in the interior defensive line as a rookie...Recorded 39 tackles (21 solo) and one pass defensed...Named to Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie Team...(9/7) at NYJ: Made NFL debut, recording two tackles (one solo)...(9/14) vs. Hou.: Posted three solo tackles...(9/21) at NE: Made first career start at nose tackle...Recorded three tackles (one)...(9/28) vs. Mia.: Made second straight start at nose tackle...Credited with two tackles (one)...(10/12) vs. SD: Posted a season-high four tackles (two)...(10/19) vs. Ari.: Totaled two tackles (one)...(10/26) at Cle.: Posted two assisted tackles...Helped limit the NFL’s sixth-ranked rushing offense to just 1.6 yards per carry...(11/2) vs. Sea.: Posted three tackles (two)...(11/9) vs. Den.: Recorded first-career pass defensed, batting down a QB Peyton Manning pass...(11/16) at SD: Recorded three tackles (two)...(11/20) vs. KC: Assisted on two tackles...(11/30) at StL.: Recorded one solo stop...(12/7) vs. SF: Credited with three solo tackles...(12/14) at KC: Tied a season high with four tackles (three)...(12/21) vs. Buf.: Part of a dominant defensive effort, helping limit Buffalo to just 13 rushing yards, which tied for the third lowest opponent total in franchise history...Assisted on three tackles...(12/28) at Den.: Credited with two tackles (one) in season finale.

COLLEGE: Played four years at Louisiana Tech…Started 25-of-37 games, with 14 coming at defensive tackle and 11 at nose guard…Finished with 102 tackles (37 solo), 2.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…Started all 12 games as a senior, finishing the season with 48 tackles (15)...Added 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed...Earned All-Conference USA honorable mention…Netted a season-high seven tackles against Southern Mississippi, including a career-best 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack…Played in eight games with two starts as a junior, due to injury…Recorded 21 total tackles (nine) with two forced fumbles and one pass defensed...Registered three solo tackles and his first career forced fumble at Houston…Tied a career-high seven tackles (three) and one forced fumble at San Jose State…Played in a career-high 13 games with 11 starts as a sophomore…Earned a second-team All-WAC selection...Recorded 29 tackles (11) with 3.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one pass defensed...Tallied five total tackles against New Mexico State with 1.5 tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks and one fumble recovery as Louisiana Tech clinched the WAC Championship...Played in four games as a redshirt freshman...Recorded four tackles and 0.5 sacks and one fumble recovery…Assisted on a sack at New Mexico State...Recovered a fumble at San Jose State…Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL: Attended Neville High School in Monroe, La. …Two-time first-team All-District 2-4A...Named first-team all-state by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as a senior...Named second-team all-state by the Louisiana Football Coaches Association as a junior...Two-time All-Northeast Louisiana by the Monroe News-Star...Also lettered for three years on the track and field team, competing in the shot put...Finished third in the state of Louisiana in the shot put as a junior.

Recent Videos

  • Justin "Jelly" Ellis Mic'd Up

    Posted Aug 24, 2015

    Have you every wondered what it sounds like in the trenches or on the sidelines? Wonder no more. DT Justin Ellis was mic'd up for the Minnesota game.

  • 2014 Combine workout: Justin Ellis

    Posted Feb 18, 2015

    Watch Louisiana Tech DL Justin Ellis work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

  • Ellis Mindful of Second Match-Up

    Posted Dec 11, 2014

    After defeating the Chiefs in Oakland two weeks ago, DT Justin Ellis is aware of how difficult the task is to beat the Chiefs twice in a season and win at Arrowhead Stadium.

  • Ellis Works Through Short Week

    Posted Nov 19, 2014

    Rookie DT Justin "Jelly" Ellis talks about the week that was as the Raiders prepare for a Thursday night match-up with the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Jelly in the Wheelhouse

    Posted Nov 14, 2014

    Raiders rookie DT Justin "Jelly" Ellis was a guest in the Wheelhouse with Greg Papa and John Lund.