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Kennard Ellis

Kennard Ellis excelled in both Football and Basketball at Dr. Phillips but it was Football that earned him a scholarship to play for Coach Steve Spurrier at the University of Florida. Kennard Ellis

Ellis was named to numerous prep All-American rosters. National Bluechips ranked him among the nation's top six players at strongside linebacker and SuperPrep ranked him among the nation's top 25 linebackers. He was named First-Team All-State in 1998 and was named to Florida's prestigious Super Seniors Team. Ellis enrolled at Southwest Mississippi Junior College before heading to Gainesville in 2000.

Ellis was a starting defensive end for the majority of the 2001 season finishing with 28 tackles and two sacks. 


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