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Ellis McCarthy
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Ellis McCarthy 1263833
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 325
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monrovia, Calif.
High School: Monrovia
2014 - Saw action in all 13 games as a reserve along the defensive line ... Credited with 21 tackles, 3.0 sacks ... Had a season-best of four tackles, including a sack, in the win over USC ... Had multiple tackles in seven games .. Credited with a 0.5 sack vs. Memphis ... Registered a sack in win at Cal ... Had 0.5 sack vs. Arizona.
2013 - Saw action in all 13 games with eight starts ... Honorable mention all-conference ... Presented the Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player on defense at the team banquet ... Credited with 31 tackles, including 4.0 tackles for loss and a couple of sacks ... Had four tackles each in games vs. New Mexico State, at Oregon and at USC.

2012 -
Saw action in nine games off the bench and made 10 tackles ... Credited with one sack in the season-opener at Rice ... Made two stops against Houston ... Had a season-best three tackles in the win at Arizona State ... Credited with a tackle in games vs. Arizona and at Washington State. 

Played at Monrovia,CA HS for coach Ryan Maddox ... A five-star recruit according to scout.com and the nation's No. 2 defensive tackle ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Named to the first-team USA Today All-American squad ... Named No. 10 defensive lineman in the nation according to SuperPrep and the No. 8 player in the CA/NV/HI region ... No. 21 recruit in the nation and No. 2 recruit in California according to rivals.com ... Rated as the nation's No. 4 defensive tackle by rivals.com ... Rated the No. 43 player in the country by ESPN and a four-star recruit ... Tom Lemming All-American ... All-CIF Mid-Valley Division at defensive line ... Team posted 23-5 record over his senior and junior seasons ... Pasadena Star-News Two-time Defensive Player of the Year ... Made 55 tackles, five sacks, three fumble recoveries as a senior ... Named U.S. Air Force Medium Schools second-team All-American ... As a junior, he was credited with 69 tackles and 11 sacks.

Full Name: Ellis Lamar McCarthy ... Born: July 13, 1994 in Monrovia, CA... Parents: Edward McCarthy and Libbie Adams ... Has one younger sister, Elise ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as getting a chance to play at UCLA ... Lists the NFL's Julius Peppers as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include playing video games.
Career Highs
Tackles: 4, last vs. USC, 2014
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, last v. USC, 2014
Sacks: 1.0, last v. USC, 2014

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