Craig Ellis (gridiron football)

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Craig Ellis (born January 26, 1961 in Los Angeles, California) is a former gridiron football running back and slotback who played ten seasons in Canadian Football League for five different teams. He also played two seasons in the National Football League. Ellis played college football at San Diego State University.

Craig Ellis
Born: (1961-01-26) January 26, 1961 (age 59)
Los Angeles, California
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)RB/SB
CollegeSan Diego State
Career history
As player
1982Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)
1983Calgary Stampeders (CFL)
19841985Saskatchewan Roughriders
1986Toronto Argonauts (CFL)
1986Miami Dolphins (NFL)
1987Los Angeles Raiders (NFL)
19891992Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
1993Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1989, 1990
CFL West All-Star1989, 1990
Awards1990 Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
RecordsEskimos Record
  • Most Receptions – Season (106) - 1990

In 1977, he set a city single game rushing record of 367 yards.