Dominique
Ellis
#3 Defensive Back
Dominique
Ellis
#3 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 204 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-08-25 (29)
Born Wendell, NC
School South Carolina State
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 69
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 2
Sacks 0

Transactions

2018: Signed back with the Montreal Alouettes on Feb. 13
2017: Released by Hamilton following training camp on June 17
2017: Signed as a free agent by the Tiger-Cats on July 25
2016: Signed with the Tiger-Cats on June 19.
2016: Released by Montreal on June 182015: Signed an extensions with the Alouettes on June 1st.
2014: Signed with the Montreal Alouettes on May 1st.
2013: Attended training camp, appeared in two preseason games and was released by Buffalo on August 26.
2013: Signed with the Buffalo Bills on January 16.
2012: Attended training camp, played three preseason games and was released by Kansas City on August 26.
2012: Signed with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on May 16.

Career

2017: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Played in five regular season games, once at defensive back and four times at linebacker (four starts) for the Tiger-Cats. Registered 15 defensive tackles, one quarterback sack, four quarterback pressures and two pass knockdowns.

2016: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Played in all 18 regular season games, starting 13 times, at defensive back for the Tiger-Cats. Registered 52 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, two interceptions and one pass knock down. Recorded five defensive tackles in his first start of the season on August 3 at Winnipeg. Tied a career-high with six defensive tackles on August 13 at BC. PLAYOFFS: Started the Eastern Semi-Final on November 13 vs. Edmonton. Recorded one defensive tackle.

2015: Montreal Alouettes
Appeared in all 18 games, starting 13 times, with the Montreal Alouettes in his second season in the CFL. Registered 45 defensive tackles, two interceptions, three pass knock downs, two tackles for loss and one fumble recovery. Posted a career-high six defensive tackles on August 27 at Hamilton. Used occasionally on kickoff returns, averaging 16.8 yards per return.

2014: Montreal Alouettes
He appeared in nine games, starting once, while registering 11 defensive tackles, 12 special teams tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and an interception. Made his first-career CFL start, posted four defensive tackles and his first-career interception on November 8 at Hamilton. Playoffs: Started both of the Alouettes playoff games, and recorded one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.

College: Played three seasons (2009-11) for South Carolina State after appearing in 13 games at North Carolina State in his 2008 freshman campaign. Was a two-time All-MEAC selection at South Carolina State where he made 65 tackles and three interceptions in 2011. Finished his collegiate career with five interceptions, returning one for a touchdown.

Personal

Studied business economics at South Carolina State.

Honours & Milestones

Milestones:
1st game: 11-07-2014 vs WPG
1st QB sack: 12-08-2017 vs WPG

In one game:
Defensive tackles: 6 | 13-08-2016 @ BC and 27-08-2015 @ HAM

Honours:
first-team All-MEAC: 2011

Videos

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
MTL 9 11 12 0 1 0 1
2015
MTL 18 43 5 0 2 0 0
2016
HAM 18 52 2 0 2 0 0
2017
HAM 5 15 0 1 0 0 0
2018
MTL 15 69 2 0 2 0 1
Total
65 190 21 1 7 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 BC 6 0 0 0 0 0
06-22
2 WPG 4 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
3 SSK 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 OTT 8 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 CGY 1 2 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
8 HAM 7 0 0 1 0 0
08-11
9 OTT 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
10 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 1
08-24
11 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-31
12 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 BC 7 0 0 0 0 0
09-21
15 WPG 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-30
16 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
17 CGY 8 0 0 1 0 0
Total
69 2 0 2 0 1