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Shaun Ellis Biography
Shaun Ellis was born June 24, 1977 in Anderson, SouthCarolina and is a defensive end for the New York Jets who was drafted in thefirst round (12th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft out of the University ofTennessee. He is also known by the nickname Big Katt.
Ellis was selected by the New York Jets in the first round (12th overall) ofthe 2000 NFL Draft. He was the first of four first round draft picks that theJets had that year. The other players drafted were John Abraham (13th overall),Chad Pennington (18th overall) and Anthony Becht (27th overall).
Ellis was an immediate impact player and in his rookieseason recorded 8.5 sacks. Only Hugh Douglas in 1995 with 10 sacks ranks higherin Jets history for most sacks by a rookie. After 2001 and 2002 campaigns whichsaw his overall numbers drop, Ellis rebounded in 2003 with an impressive 12.5sacks. Ellis followed up his 2003 season with 11 sacks in 2004. Ellis anchoreda strong Jets run defense which contributed to a 10-6 season and a wild cardberth. He also recorded three sacks in the final game of the 2004 regularseason against the St. Louis Rams.
On December 14, 2008 in a home game against the rivalBuffalo Bills, Ellis recovered a J.P. Losman fumble and ran it for a touchdownin the final 2 minutes, giving the Jets the lead and the eventual 31-27 win.
On December 23, 2008, Ellis was fined $10,000 for tossingsnow at opposing fans when the Jets played the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Fieldthe previous Sunday. Ellis claimed that it was all in good fun.
As of 2009, Ellis is currently the longest tenured player onthe Jets.
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