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Kenrick Ellis

Kenrick Ellis - #93 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 346 lbs.
Birthday 12/10/1987
Birthplace Greenacres, FL
College Hampton
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 30th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Vikings sign CB Sheppard

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Vikings found CB help on the eve of the draft, signing ninth-year CB Lito Sheppard, who was cut by the Jets this offseason.

Report: Taylor to sign with Jets

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor will sign a one-year deal with the Jets as early as Wednesday, Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, told the Miami Herald.

Sanchez on schedule for training-camp return at latest

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez has a talented, but troubled, new target to work with in the recently acquired Santonio Holmes, but the two likely won't be able to get on the field to practice together until training camp.

Jets RB Washington to sign tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After waiting to see if any other team would present him with an offer sheet, Jets RB Leon Washington will sign his restricted free-agent tender from the Jets Thursday.

Report: Jets QB Clemens signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Jets QB Kellen Clemens, a second-round pick in 2006, signed his original-pick tender, which is worth $1.176 million, Tuesday, according to a Scout.com report.

Steelers reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Thirty years ago: Johnny 'Lam' Jones

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Jets sent two first-round picks in the 1980 NFL draft to the 49ers in exchange for the No. 2 overall selection, where they took Texas WR Johnny "Lam" Jones.

Jets' Washington in no rush to sign tender

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear RFA RB Leon Washington will be signing the second-round tender he received from the Jets until the deadline for another team to send him an offer sheet passes.

Jets to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
HBO viewers will get an inside look at what goes on in the Jets' training camp this year.

Report: Jets WRs Edwards, Smith sign tenders

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Jets WRs Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith have signed their restricted free-agent tenders, according to a report.

Jets S Smith signs tender

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Jets S Eric Smith signed his tender late Thursday.

Jets OLB Pace sad Jones is gone

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Calvin Pace said he was disappointed to see Thomas Jones go, but doesn't think it will be a situation that lingers and causes friction between players and the Jets' front office.

Jets agree with FB Richardson

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with FB Tony Richardson.

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Posted Oct. 11, 2012
Ellis returned on Sunday against the Rams.||||||| Ellis had missed four straight games with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
Posted Aug. 21, 2012
Ellis will not be suspended by the NFL after the league completed its review of his legal situation following his guilty plea to misdemeanor assault and battery.||||||| Ellis was sentenced to 45 days in a Virginia prison in May after a fight while in college at Hampton University in 2010. By entering an Alford plea, he didn't admit guilt but acknowledged that prosecutors could prove the case against him. Under an agreement with the court, the 2011 third-round draft pick was granted a split-sentence - 23 days in prison before the season, and the remaining 22 beginning next March 1.
Posted June 15, 2012
Ellis will split his jail sentence for assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia, a move that will allow him to make training camp.||||||| Under an agreement with the court, Ellis will report to jail Friday night and remain in custody until July 9. He will then serve the remainder of his 45-day sentence beginning March 1.
Posted June 14, 2012
Ellis is expected to report to a Virginia prison on Friday. He will start serving a likely 45-day jail sentence after pleading guilty last month to assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college at Hampton University.||||||| Ellis is expected to miss only a few days of training camp next month while finishing his sentence. Coach Rex Ryan says he has spoken to Ellis about the situation, and believes the third-round pick in 2011 will come back and make a big impact on the Jets' defense.
Posted May 21, 2012
Ellis has pleaded guilty to assault and battery stemming from a 2010 fight while attending college in Virginia. He was sentenced to 179 days in jail, with 89 suspended. His attorney said Ellis likely would serve 45 days when he reports to jail on June 15.||||||| Ellis originally faced a felony malicious wounding charge from the fight at Hampton University and faced up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Before court, he was served with a $3 million lawsuit from the victim, Dennis Eley. The Jets selected Ellis in the third round of the 2011 draft.

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