2010 • SENIOR SEASON: Worked his way up the ladder in his fifth year in the program...No. 1 on the depth chart at fullback...started eight games... first career catch at WCU ... first career carry at The Citadel ... three carries for 16 yards against the Bulldogs ... 12 carries for 59 yards last five games of the year...averaged 4.9 yards per rush ... three carries for 14 yards and a TD on Senior Day against Samford.
2009 - JUNIOR SEASON: Played in eight games, mostly on special teams ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall semester and the Dean's List in the spring.
2008 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Saw action in one game off the bench ... earned a spot on the honor roll during the fall semester.
2007 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Worked with the running backs and was a member of the scout team ... missed part of season with an injury ... made Athletics Director's Honor Roll fall semester.
2006 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Walked on the team and redshirted ... worked with the running backs and fullbacks ... member of the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable Mention All-State selection as a senior at Lake Highlands Prep ... played fullback and defensive end ... ran for 700 yards and four touchdowns ... Lake Highlands went 6-5 and made the playoffs ... coached at Lake Highlands by Tim Borky ... also lettered in track and weightlifting ... all-district honoree in weightlifting.
PERSONAL: Full name is James Courtland Ellzey ... born May 13, 1987, in Jacksonville, Fla ... son of Amanda Terran and Max Ellzey ... Political Science major.