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Jordan Ellis
Jordan  Ellis


Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
Peachtree Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215




Kiser and Nelson Highlight UVA’s VaSID Honorees

Cavaliers name 16 to the first and second teams


Postgame Quotes - Syracuse at Virginia

Jordan Ellis scores on a 3-yard run in the third overtime to beat Syracuse 44-38.


Virginia Beats Syracuse in 3OTs, 44-38

Jordan Ellis scores on a 3-yard run in the third overtime to beat Syracuse 44-38.


Jordan Ellis - Virginia Football

Jordan Ellis - Virginia Football


Virginia vs. Navy (USATSI)

Virginia football vs. Navy in the Military Bowl (12/28/17)


Virginia vs. Virginia Tech (USATSI)

Virginia vs. Virginia Tech (11/24/17)


Virginia vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Images from the Cavaliers playing host to the Yellow Jackets in ACC action


Virginia vs. Pittsburgh

USATSI Photos from Virginia football vs. Pittsburgh - Saturday Oct. 28, 2017


Virginia vs UNC (USATSI)

NCAA Football: Virginia vs UNC

- Started all 13 of UVA's games ... rushed 20 times for 80 yards and one score against William & Mary ... also caught two passes for 11 yards and another score against the Tribe ... rushed 14 times for 44 yards and one touchdown against Indiana ... rushed 20 times for 95 yards and a touchdown against UConn ... also caught one pass for nine yards against the Huskies ... rushed 24 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns in road win at Boise State ... rushed 25 times for 96 yards in home win against Duke ... notched first career 100-yard rushing game with a career-high 136 rushing yards on 27 attempts at North Carolina ... also caught one pass for 14 yards against the Tar Heels ... rushed 12 times for 58 yards against Boston College ... rushed 15 times for 58 yards at Pitt ... rushed 13 times for 48 yards against Georgia Tech ... rushed 13 times for 58 yards and a touchdown at Louisville ... made six catches for 57 yards at No. 2 Miami ... also rushed for 24 yards against the Hurricanes ... rushed 11 times for 37 yards against Navy in the Military Bowl ... also caught two passes for 15 yards against the Midshipmen. 2016 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games ... rushed once for two yards against Richmond in the season opener ... rushed six times for 46 yards at then-No. 24 Oregon ... rushed once for two yards at UConn ... rushed once for five yards against Central Michigan ... rushed once for three yards at Duke ... rushed once for one yard against Pitt ... rushed once for a loss of two yards against then-No. 22 North Carolina ... rushed once for six yards and UVA's first touchdown at Wake Forest ... carried the ball twice at Virginia Tech. 2015 - Has played in eight of UVA's 12 games ... made collegiate debut against No. 9 Notre Dame ... led UVA with 50 yards rushing against William & Mary ... on his first collegiate rush against the Tribe he broke a couple tackles and bounced to the outside for a 39-yard touchdown ... rushed six times for 14 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse ... was the rusher on the last three plays of the third overtime win against Syracuse, including pounding his way through on a three-yard score to clinch the game ... rushed four times for 11 yards at North Carolina ... rushed once for one yard at Miami ... rushed once for one yard against Virginia Tech. 2014 - Redshirted season.

Played running back at Peachtree Ridge High School for head coach Mark Fleetwood ... rated a three-star recruit according to,, and 247Sports ... helped lead Peachtree Ridge to an 8-4 record in 2013 and an appearance in the "Sweet 16" of the GHSA Playoffs ... finished senior season 1,677 rushing yards and a county-best 30 touchdowns ... also tallied over 200 receiving yards and one touchdown in the air ... named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Offensive Player of the Year ... named to the first-team AJC all-state team ... the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett County `s running back of the year ... first-team Gwinnett County region 7-6A ... honor student ... son of Tony and Joeann Ellis ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa's College of Arts and Sciences.



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