Defensive tackle heading to Bay area
Ellis and Enemkpali Hope for Selection
Approximately 20 NFL Teams on hand
Friday's practice begins at 4 p.m.
Ellis and Enemkpali invited
Photos from LA Tech's 2014 Pro Day
Louisiana Tech hosted Southern Miss Nov. 9 in Ruston during a day that also included the Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and the reunion of the 1973 National Championship team.
Louisiana Tech vs. Lamar, Sept. 7, 2013 at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, La.
Photos from the second practice of fall camp.
Louisiana Tech vs. Houston Sept. 17, 2011 Joe Aillet Stadium
2013 C-USA Honorable Mention
2011 Second Team All-WAC
2013: Finished the season with 48 total tackles (15 solo and 33 assisted) ... Netted 5.5 tackles for a loss of 13 yards including 1.5 sacks for a loss of seven yards with two QB hurries and one pass break-up ... Assisted on a tackle at NC State (8/31) ... Credited with two total tackles against Lamar (9/7) ... Registered four assisted tackles against Tulane (9/12) with one being a sack for a loss of two yards while also being credited with a QB hurry and a pass break-up ... Notched a solo tackle at Kansas (9/21) ... Registered four total tackles against Army (9/28) ... Totaled seven tackles (one solo, six assisted) at UTEP (10/5) ... Registered four total tackles (one solo, four assisted) against North Texas (10/19) ... Assisted on two tackles at FIU (10/26) ... Netted seven total tackles against Southern Miss (11/9) including a career-best 2.5 tackles for a loss of eight yards and a sack for a loss of five yards ... Totaled five tackles (three solo, two assisted) at Rice (11/16) ... Tied a career-high seven total tackles against Tulsa (11/23) ... Registered four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) at UTSA (11/30) with a tackle for a loss of one yard.
2012: Recorded 21 total tackles (nine solo, 12 assisted) in 2012 with two forced fumbles and one pass break-up ... Registered three solo tackles and recorded his first career forced fumble at Houston (9/8) ... Recorded four total tackles (one solo, three assisted) against Rice (9/15) ... Registered three assisted tackles while also being credited with a pass break-up at Illinois (9/22) ... In his first action since injuring his ankle at Virginia (9/29), recorded two total tackles against UTSA (11/3) ... Assisted on one tackle at Texas State (11/10) ... Registered one solo tackle against Utah State (11/17) ... Set a career-high seven total tackles at San Jose State (11/24) with three solo stops and four assisted tackles while forcing a fumble.
2011: A second team All-WAC selection ... Recorded 29 total tackles (11 solo, 18 assisted) on the year with 3.5 tackles for a loss of seven yards, one sack for a loss of one yard, one QB hurry and one pass break-up ... Registered one assisted tackle at Southern Miss (9/3) ... Recorded a career-best three tackles against Central Arkansas (9/10) ... Assisted on a tackle against Houston (9/17) ... Credited with one assisted tackle and one QB hurry at Mississippi State (9/24) ... His lone assisted tackle against Hawai'i (10/1) was for a loss of one yard ... Recorded two solo tackles and a pass break-up that was almost an interception at Idaho (10/8) ... Assisted on a tackle at Utah State (10/22) while holding the nation's sixth-ranked rushing offense to only 166 yards on the ground ... Registered three total tackles against San Jose State (10/29) while helping hold the Spartans to only 12 yards rushing ... Recorded three solo tackles at Fresno State (11/5) and helped hold the WAC's top rusher (Robbie Rouse) to less than 100 yards on the ground ... Recorded three total tackles at Ole Miss (11/12) while assisting on a sack for a loss of one yard in a 27-7 win ... Tallied two total tackles including a tackle for a loss of two yards in Tech's 24-20 win at Nevada (11/19) ... Tallied five total tackles against New Mexico State (11/26) with 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards and assisting on a sack and also recovering a fumble as Tech clinched a WAC Championship ... Recorded three total tackles against No. 15 TCU (12/21) with two solo stops and one assisted tackle.
2010: Played in four games ... Recorded four tackles and assisted on a sack while also recovering one fumble on the year ... Recorded two solo tackles against Fresno State (11/6) ... Assisted on a sack for a loss of a yard at New Mexico State (11/13) ... Recovered a fumble at San Jose State (11/27) ... Assisted on a tackle against No. 14 Nevada (12/4).
2009: Redshirted, did not play.
High School: Lettered three years for coach Mickey McCarty at Neville High School in Louisiana ... Two-time first team all-District 2-4A ... Named first team all-state by the LSWA 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 ... Selected to play in the inaugural Sportsman Paradise Bowl game ... Also lettered for three years on the Neville track and field team, competing in the shot put ... Finished third in the state of Louisiana in the shot put as a junior ...
Personal: Full name is Justin Jamaal Ellis ... Son of Gloria Ellis and Jared Mack ... Has one brother, SirDarius, and one sister, LeNelle ... Born Dec. 27, 1990 in Monroe, La.