May 16, 2007

U-M impressed with Ellis at NIKE Camp

The NIKE Camp in State College, Pa., this past weekend brought out the top players from the Midwest as well as from the East Coast. One of those in attendance who saw his stock rise after a terrific outing was Washington (D.C.) Dunbar defensive tackle Reggie Ellis.

The 6-3, 285-pound Ellis showed the ability to use either his strength or his speed to get past offensive lineman, employing both a bull rush and speed rush in the one-on-one portion of the camp. The college coaches in attendance were also impressed and a few made their interest official in the last couple days.

Penn State, Michigan and Virginia Tech are his most recent offers. Those offers bring Ellis' total count to ten. Among the other schools that have already offered are Boston College, Illinois, Maryland, Pitt and Virginia.

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