Team

Justin Ellis
DT #78
Height:
6-2
Weight:
334
Age:
26
College:
Louisiana Tech
Hometown:
Monroe, La.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
32
SCK
0.5
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 96 68 28 0.5 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 OAK 9 9 32 18 14 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 OAK 16 4 21 15 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 OAK 12 9 22 19 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 OAK 16 14 21 16 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @TEN W 26-16 2 1 1 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NYJ W 45-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @WAS L 10-27 6 1 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @DEN L 10-16 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 BAL L 17-30 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 LAC L 16-17 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 KC W 31-30 7 3 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @BUF L 14-34 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @MIA W 27-24 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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

CAREER: Run-stopping defensive tackle has played in 44 games with 27 starts for Oakland over his first three NFL seasons... Has totaled 90 tackles (52 solo) and three passes defensed... Played in all 16 games for the second time in his career, finishing with 29 tackles (16) in 2016... In 2015, played in 12 games, with nine starts and amassed 22 tackles (15)... Missed four games due to an ankle injury... As a rookie, played in all 16 games, starting 14, and earned a spot on the Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie teams.

2016: Played in all 16 games for the second time in his three-year career... Served as a rotational player on the defensive line while also starting four games... Finished with 29 tackles (16 solo)... (9/11) at NO: Recorded two tackles while helping hold the Saints’ rushing attack to under 100 yards... (9/18) vs. Atl.: Registered one tackle in the home opener... (9/25) at Ten.: Totaled two tackles (one) in his third start of the season... (10/2) at Bal.: Registered one tackle... (10/9) vs. SD: Recorded four tackles (two) in the victory... (10/16) vs. KC: Substituted in on the defensive line throughout the game, registering three tackles (two)... (10/23) at Jac.: Collected one tackle... (11/6) vs. Den.: Recorded two tackles on the defensive line... Part of a defensive line that held the Broncos to 33 rushing yards... (11/21) vs. Hou.: Registered three tackles (one) while also seeing playing time on the special teams unit... (11/27) vs. Car.: Tallied two tackles in the win... (12/4) vs. Buf.: Recorded two tackles and played on special teams... (12/8) at KC: Recorded one tackle as a rotational player... (12/18) at SD: Notched one tackle rotating in on the defensive line and also saw playing time on special teams... (12/24) vs. Ind.: Made two tackles in the victory... (1/1/17) at Den.: Notched two stops... Postseason: (1/7/17) at Hou.: Made his first career postseason appearance, notching five tackles (one) while also seeing limited time on special teams.

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

CAREER: Run-stopping defensive tackle has played in 44 games with 27 starts for Oakland over his first three NFL seasons... Has totaled 90 tackles (52 solo) and three passes defensed... Played in all 16 games for the second time in his career, finishing with 29 tackles (16) in 2016... In 2015, played in 12 games, with nine starts and amassed 22 tackles (15)... Missed four games due to an ankle injury... As a rookie, played in all 16 games, starting 14, and earned a spot on the Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie teams.

2016: Played in all 16 games for the second time in his three-year career... Served as a rotational player on the defensive line while also starting four games... Finished with 29 tackles (16 solo)... (9/11) at NO: Recorded two tackles while helping hold the Saints’ rushing attack to under 100 yards... (9/18) vs. Atl.: Registered one tackle in the home opener... (9/25) at Ten.: Totaled two tackles (one) in his third start of the season... (10/2) at Bal.: Registered one tackle... (10/9) vs. SD: Recorded four tackles (two) in the victory... (10/16) vs. KC: Substituted in on the defensive line throughout the game, registering three tackles (two)... (10/23) at Jac.: Collected one tackle... (11/6) vs. Den.: Recorded two tackles on the defensive line... Part of a defensive line that held the Broncos to 33 rushing yards... (11/21) vs. Hou.: Registered three tackles (one) while also seeing playing time on the special teams unit... (11/27) vs. Car.: Tallied two tackles in the win... (12/4) vs. Buf.: Recorded two tackles and played on special teams... (12/8) at KC: Recorded one tackle as a rotational player... (12/18) at SD: Notched one tackle rotating in on the defensive line and also saw playing time on special teams... (12/24) vs. Ind.: Made two tackles in the victory... (1/1/17) at Den.: Notched two stops... Postseason: (1/7/17) at Hou.: Made his first career postseason appearance, notching five tackles (one) while also seeing limited time on special teams.

2015: Saw action in 12 games with nine starts, missing time early in the season with an ankle injury... Posted 22 tackles (15 solo) and two passes defensed on the year... (9/13) vs. Cin.: Started season opener, but left game with an ankle injury in the first quarter... (10/4) at Chi.: Returned to action after missing two games due to injury... Posted two tackles (one)... (11/1) vs. NYJ: Returned to action after missing two games... Recorded one solo tackle... (11/8) at Pit.: Totaled two solo tackles... (11/15) vs. Min.: Made first start since season opener... Credited with two tackles (one)... (11/22) at Det.: Credited with a pass defensed and posted one solo tackle... (11/29) at Ten.: Recorded three tackles (two)... Helped limit the Titans to just 2.4 yards per rushing attempt and 44 yards on the ground... (12/6) vs. KC: Assisted on two tackles and was credited with a pass defensed... (12/13) at Den.: Part of a stout defensive effort, as the Raiders limited Denver to 1.6 yards per carry on the ground and kept the Broncos out of the end zone... (12/20) vs. GB: Credited with one solo tackle... (12/24) vs. SD: Helped limit San Diego to just 2.9 yards per carry on the ground... Credited with three tackles (two)... (1/3/16) at KC: Set a season high with four tackles (three).

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 of America All-Rookie Team... (9/7) at NYJ: Made NFL debut, recording two tackles (one)... (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: Tied a career-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, 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 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed... Earned All-Conference USA honorable mention... Played in eight games with two starts as a junior, due to injury... Recorded 21 tackles (nine) with two forced fumbles and one pass defensed... Played in a career-high 13 games with 11 starts as a sophomore... Earned a second-team All-WAC selection... Recorded 29 tackles (11), one sack and one pass defensed... Played in four games as a redshirt freshman... Recorded four tackles and 0.5 sacks and one fumble recovery... 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.

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: TACKLES: Total – 4, four times; last: 10/9/16 vs. SD. Solo – 3, four times; last: 1/3/16 at KC. Passes defensed – 1, three times; last: 12/6/15 vs. KC.

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