Kenrick Ellis Scouting Report
Kenrick Ellis
Kenrick Ellis - Hampton (HT: 6-5 - WT: 340)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 13 of 55

Positives: Heady... Nice burst off the ball... Long arms... Gets in the backfield... Can penetrate... Pushes the pocket... Very good strength... Good power... Solid bull rusher... Can get off blocks and make plays reasonably well... Good rip move... Bats down a lot of passes... Good closing speed... Plays the run well... Good anchor... Space eater... Occupies and splits double teams... Solid lateral mobility... Can scrape down the LOS to make plays... Takes good angles... Does a nice job chasing the action... Keeps his head up... Gives a good on-field effort... Good motor... Mean streak... Looked much more fit this season... Carries his weight well... Dominated at FCS level... Good upside... 3-4 NT candidate.

Negatives: Plays too upright and loses leverage at times... Inconsistent... Can be blocked by single blocker at times... Questionable workout habits and attitude... Conditioning issues... Has some stamina issues late in games... Dismissed from South Carolina for multiple school rules violations, including academic issues and marijuana use... Arrested for assault and suspended for 2010 season opener... He could be taken off some boards due to character concerns!

Totals   195 86 110 40½ 7 3 0 1 0
2007 South Carolina   11 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
2008 Hampton   39 16 23 0 0 1 0
2009 Hampton   51 25 26 15 1 0 0 0
2010 Hampton   94 35 60 15 2 2 0 0 0

(January 28) -- The week of Senior Bowl practices are over, but more coverage is on the way. We have posted notes and observations from both the North and South Thursday practices as well as transcripts from the Thursday press conferences. Also posted is a Week in Review from the week's practices. Refer to the tabs above for full coverage. We'll have all the action coming to you from Saturday's game as well.

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