2015: Had a breakout season as a true freshman ... finished second on the team in total tackles with 83 – just four shy of team leader Broc Westlake ... had 66 solo stops and 17 assists as well as eight tackles for loss (-27 yards), four quarterback hurries (second on the team) and one sack (-10 yards).
High school: Elliss was honored as the Utah High School Athletic Association Most Valuable Player in 2013 after leading Judge to its first state championship in 30 seasons. His playing ability and leadership also earned him the 3A Most Valuable Player by The Deseret News. Elliss displayed his talents offensively and defensively as his team’s starting quarterback and a regular at defensive end. At quarterback, he had 714 yards passing and threw for nine touchdowns to which he added another 921 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns. He was similarly outstanding on defense with 52 tackles and one interception ... honor roll member throughout high school.
Personal: He is the son of Rebecca and Luther Elliss, a 10-year NFL veteran and one-time standout at the University of Utah ... born July 10, 1995.
Total tackles: 11, twice (vs. Texas State, Nov. 28, 2015, and at Arkansas State, Oct. 3, 2015). Solo tackles: 10 (vs. Texas State, Nov. 28, 2015). Assists: 3, twice (at Auburn, Nov. 21, 2015, and vs. Appalachian State, Nov. 14, 2015). Tackles for loss: 3, twice (at South Alabama, Nov. 7, 2015, and vs. Louisiana-Monroe, Oct. 24, 2015). Sacks: 1 (at South Alabama, Nov. 7, 2015). Quarterback hurries: 1, four times (vs. Texas State, Nov. 28, 2015; at South Alabama, Nov. 7,2015; vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 26, 2015, and vs. Ohio, Sept. 3, 2015).