Bruce Ellington

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Bruce Ellington
No. 10     San Francisco 49ers
Wide receiver / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-08-22) August 22, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: South Carolina
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Bruce Ellington (born August 22, 1991) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the 49ers in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina. He also played basketball for the Gamecocks.

College career[edit]

Ellington played both basketball and American football at the University of South Carolina.[1][2] After playing only basketball in 2010, he joined the football team in 2011 and played both sports throughout his college career. As a football player he had 106 career receptions for 1,586 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Ellington announced on January 3, 2014 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Ellington was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[5]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On May 27, 2014, he signed his four year rookie contract with the 49ers.[6]


His cousin, Andre Ellington, played college football at Clemson and currently plays in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals.[7][8]


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