Greg Ellingson

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Greg Ellingson
No. 82     Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-30) December 30, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Florida International
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the New Orleans VooDoo
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career CFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 24
Receiving yards 395
Touchdowns 3
Career Arena football statistics as of 2013
Receptions 104
Receiving yards 1,462
Touchdowns 24
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Greg Ellingson (born December 30, 1988) is an American football and Canadian Football wide receiver who is currently a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He was waived from the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 29, 2011. He played college football at Florida International. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the release of Tyler Shoemaker on May 22, 2012. He was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on May 30, 2013. He is the son of Bryan Ellingson and Lisa Thompson.

CFL career[edit]

Ellingson led all receivers in the Tiger-Cats' second preseason game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with two catches for 84 yards and a touchdown. His touchdown came on a 58 yard strike from quarterback Henry Burris in the second quarter. The Tiger-Cats won the game 52-0.

Ellingson made his CFL regular season debut on June 28 versus the Toronto Argonauts at the Rogers Centre, and finished second on the team with six catches for 120 yards. The Tiger-Cats lost the game 39-34.[1] Ellingson's first career CFL touchdown came on July 27, 2013, when he caught a 39 yard pass from Burris in the second quarter of a game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He went on to lead the Ticats in catches (5) and yards (114) in the 32 - 20 loss.[2]

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