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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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18 0 0

NT position badly hurting Jets' run defense

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The Jets' run defense has struggled mightily this season, especially in the middle without a healthy Sione Po'uha.

Jets DT Ellis out 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Jets DT Kenrick Ellis will miss 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury he suffered in Monday night’s loss to Houston, Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Report: Jets LB Mauga out for the year

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Jets LB Josh Mauga will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

Jets' Ellis is positive despite looming jail time

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Kenrick Ellis is thrilled with everything he has accomplished this offseason on the field, but he begins a 45-day jail sentence on Friday.

Jets DT Ellis pleads guilty, faces jail time

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Jets DT Kenrick Ellis plead guilty on Monday to assault and battery charges from a 2010 fight in Virginia, and was sentenced to jail time starting this summer.

Jets NT Ellis reaches plea agreement

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Jets second-year NT Kenrick Ellis has reached a plea agreement on a felony assault charge, which will require him to spend 90 days in jail.

Jets' Ellis facing felony charges

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 2:54 a.m. ET
Jets NT Kenrick Ellis is facing felony charges that are punishable with up to 20 years in prison, in a criminal trial that is scheduled to begin next week.

Jets rookie DT Ellis making positive strides

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Jets rookie DT Kenrick Ellis is starting to make contributions on the field and he has been impressive with his work off the field.

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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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