Ken Ellis
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Personal information
Born: (1947-09-27) September 27, 1947 (age 72)
Woodbine, Georgia
Career information
NFL Draft:1970 / Round: 4 / Pick: 93
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 1970 1975)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Pro Bowl (1973, 1974)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Kenneth Alfonzo Ellis (born September 27, 1947) is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League from 1970 to 1979.

Ellis's football career began at Ralph Johnson Bunche High School in Woodbine, Georgia. He was one of the best high school running backs in the state of Georgia[citation needed]. Ellis then[when?] attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Ellis was selected in the fourth round (93rd pick) in the 1970 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. As a professional, Ellis played cornerback and safety for nine seasons. Speedy and talented, Ellis was chosen to play in the 1973 and 1974 Pro Bowl games. In addition, he was voted All-Pro in 1972 and 1973. He played in Super Bowl XIV as a member of the Los Angeles Rams. In 1998, he was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.[1]



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