TODD ELLIS
Quarterback
1985 / 1989
Greensboro, NC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Walter H. Page Greensboro, NC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1985 Media Guide 9 QB 6-3 200 Fr
1985 Program vs Michigan 9 QB 6-3 200 Fr 0 0
1986 Spring 1986 9 QB 6-3 200 RFr
1986 Spring Game 1986 9 QB 6-3 200 RFr
1986 Media Guide 9 QB 6-3 203 RFr
1986 Game Program vs NC State 9 QB 6-3 203 RFr 11 11
1987 1987 Spring Game 9 QB 6-3 203 So
1987 1987 Media Guide 9 QB 6-3 210 So
1987 Program vs NC State 9 QB 6-3 210 So 12 12
1988 Spring 1988 9 QB 6-3 203 Jr
1988 Program vs North Carolina, other additions 9 QB 6-3 203 Jr 12 12
1989 Lindy's 1989 Annual 9 QB 6-3 203 Sr
1989 Program vs Duke 9 QB 6-3 203 Sr 8 8
9999 Gamecock Archives All-Time By # 9 QB 6-3 203 0 0
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
Pre-Spring 1986 (Media Guide) Quarterback Starter
1986 Media Guide Quarterback Starter
11/1/1986 vs NC State Quarterback Starter
1987 Media Guide Quarterback Starter
1988 Media Guide Quarterback Starter
Georgia Tech game 10/15/88 Quarterback Starter
1989 Lindy's Quarterback Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
20 Years Later : 1987 Season Revisited
Gamecocks In The Pros (Stat Register)
Heroes of Spring
Top 10 Quarterbacks (1975-2005)
Honors
AwardYear
1986 All-America 2nd Team (Sporting News)
1986 Steve Wadiak MVP
1987 All South Independent
1987 Steve Wadiak MVP
1989 Rex Enright - Captain's Cup
1989 Steve Wadiak MVP
Recruiting Rankings and Honors
SourcePositionRank
Athlon's National Top 100 ALL 5
Athlon's National Top 100 QB 1
Passing
YearAttComPctYdsYPATDIntI%3D Att3D Conv%NEWSRtg
1986 340 205 60.3 3020 8.88 20 22 6.5 21 47.6 6.4 134.97
1987 432 241 55.8 3206 7.42 10 24 5.6 5 40.0 8.35 118.09
1988 391 198 50.6 2353 6.02 9 21 5.4 102 31.4 4.3 101.16
1989 187 103 55.1 1374 7.35 10 6 3.2 61 42.6 6.11 116.91
Tot 1350 747 55.3 9953 7.37 49 73 5.4 756 37.0 117.27
Red Zone Passing
YearAttComCom%YdsTDIntI%3D Att3D C%
1986 4 2 50.0 9 0 1 25.0 1 100.0
1988 38 10 26.3 109 5 1 2.6 10 30.0
1989 27 13 48.1 132 5 1 3.7 11 36.4
Passing by Receiver
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
1986
Sterling Sharpe 39 59 66.1 536 22 3 50.85
Ryan Bethea 14 23 60.9 266 11 2 60.87
Raynard Brown 12 19 63.2 121 5 0 47.37
Danny Smith 7 14 50.0 142 6 0 42.86
Anthony Smith 9 12 75.0 112 5 0 50.00
Kevin White 6 11 54.5 61 4 1 54.55
Harold Green 9 10 90.0 110 2 0 50.00
Hardin Brown 6 7 85.7 55 4 1 85.71
Jones Andrews 2 5 40.0 17 1 0 40.00
Vic McConnell 2 4 50.0 44 1 0 50.00
1987
Sterling Sharpe 28 44 63.6 376 16 1 59.09
Kevin White 25 35 71.4 209 9 0 51.43
Ryan Bethea 11 27 40.7 221 9 1 40.74
Danny Smith 13 17 76.5 203 9 0 70.59
Harold Green 8 12 66.7 86 4 0 41.67
Hardin Brown 1 5 20.0 10 1 0 20.00
Vic McConnell 1 3 33.3 20 0 0 0.00
Keith Bing 2 2 100.0 14 0 0 0.00
Carl Platt 1 1 100.0 10 1 0 100.00
1988
Robert Brooks 35 69 50.7 516 18 1 44.93
Carl Platt 32 61 52.5 464 22 2 50.82
Harold Green 35 53 66.0 302 13 0 47.17
George Rush 17 30 56.7 245 12 0 56.67
Mike Dingle 19 26 73.1 228 9 1 57.69
Anthony Parlor 12 25 48.0 184 8 0 48.00
Keith Bing 9 20 45.0 61 2 0 35.00
Ken Watson 11 17 64.7 104 7 1 58.82
Eddie Miller 6 16 37.5 68 3 0 25.00
Hardin Brown 5 14 35.7 91 5 0 35.71
Albert Haynes 9 12 75.0 42 1 0 41.67
Vic McConnell 4 7 57.1 57 3 0 42.86
Trent Simpson 2 3 66.7 11 1 0 66.67
Todd Ellis 1 1 100.0 -11 0 0 0.00
Gerald Williams 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
1989
Robert Brooks 25 49 51.0 359 18 1 46.94
Eddie Miller 14 27 51.9 277 11 0 51.85
Carl Platt 16 23 69.6 307 15 1 69.57
George Rush 13 20 65.0 106 2 0 35.00
Mike Dingle 11 14 78.6 109 4 0 64.29
Harold Green 9 12 75.0 68 4 0 58.33
David Pitchko 3 8 37.5 45 2 0 25.00
Charles Steward 3 8 37.5 15 2 0 37.50
Keith Bing 4 7 57.1 37 1 0 42.86
David Hodge 3 3 100.0 35 2 0 66.67
Kevin Jones 2 2 100.0 16 0 0 100.00
Skeets Thomas 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
Albert Haynes 1 1 100.0 6 0 0 0.00
Ken Watson 1 1 100.0 2 0 0 0.00
Rushing
YearAttYdsAvgTD
1986 96 -45 -0.5 3
1987 95 -190 -2.0 0
1988 38 -188 -4.9 0
1989 42 -179 -4.3 0
Tot 271 -602 -2.2 3
Rushing from Play-by-Play
YearAttYdsAvg1DNeg RushNR%Stuff%10+ Yds10+ %20+ Yds3D Conv%TD
1986 13 7 0.5 3 6 61.54 61.5 1 7.7 0 75.0 0
1987 4 4 1.0 0 1 75.00 75.0 0 0.0 0 0
1988 14 -4 -0.3 1 7 78.57 57.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0
1989 14 8 0.6 2 7 85.71 71.4 1 7.1 0 20.0 0
Receiving
YearRecYdsAvgTD
1988 1 -11 -11.0 0
Tot 1 -11 -11.0 0
Receiving by QB
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
1988
Todd Ellis 1 1 100.0 -11 0 0 0.00
Success Rate and Adjusted Yds
Year Pass Plays Pass SR Pass SPP Rush Plays Rush SR Rush SPP Rec Plays Rec SR Rec SPP Tot SPP AdjYds
1986 70 51.43 74.94 20 25.00 -17.77 0 0 57.17 145
1987 20 50.00 30.11 9 11.11 -9.91 0 0 20.2 53.5
1988 387 46.25 304.96000000000004 34 8.82 -72.81 1 0.00 -4.67 227.48000000000005 206
1989 188 49.47 159.60999999999999 34 5.88 -59.64 0 0 99.97 406
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
1986 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tot 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) Quarterback
1986-09-07 Virginia Quarterback
1986-09-13 Western Carolina Quarterback
1986-09-27 Georgia Quarterback
1986-10-04 Nebraska Quarterback
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech Quarterback
1986-10-25 East Carolina Quarterback
1986-11-01 North Carolina State Quarterback
1986-11-08 Florida State Quarterback
1986-11-15 Wake Forest Quarterback
1986-11-22 Clemson Quarterback
1987-09-05 Appalachian State Quarterback
1987-09-12 Western Carolina Quarterback
1987-09-26 Georgia Quarterback
1987-10-03 Nebraska Quarterback
1987-10-10 Virginia Tech Quarterback
1987-10-17 Virginia Quarterback
1987-10-24 East Carolina Quarterback
1987-10-31 North Carolina State Quarterback
1987-11-14 Wake Forest Quarterback
1987-11-21 Clemson Quarterback
1987-12-05 Miami (Fla) Quarterback
1987-12-31 Louisiana State Quarterback
1988-09-03 North Carolina Quarterback
1988-09-10 Western Carolina Quarterback
1988-09-17 East Carolina Quarterback
1988-09-24 Georgia Quarterback
1988-10-01 Appalachian State Quarterback
1988-10-08 Virginia Tech Quarterback
1988-10-15 Georgia Tech Quarterback
1988-10-29 North Carolina State Quarterback
1988-11-05 Florida State Quarterback
1988-11-12 Navy Quarterback
1988-11-19 Clemson Quarterback
1988-12-28 Indiana Quarterback
1989-09-02 Duke Quarterback
1989-09-09 Virginia Tech Quarterback
1989-09-16 West Virginia Quarterback
1989-09-23 Georgia Tech Quarterback
1989-09-30 Georgia Quarterback
1989-10-07 East Carolina Quarterback
1989-10-21 Western Carolina Quarterback
1989-10-28 North Carolina State Quarterback
Single Game Rushing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttYdsTD
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 9 -16 0
1986-09-07 Virginia 7 13 0
1986-09-13 Western Carolina 3 -15 0
1986-09-27 Georgia 10 10 0
1986-10-04 Nebraska 2 -12 0
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech 14 34 1
1986-10-25 East Carolina 6 0 0
1986-11-01 North Carolina State 12 -20 0
1986-11-08 Florida State 12 -5 1
1986-11-15 Wake Forest 2 4 0
1986-11-22 Clemson 9 -38 0
1987 1987-09-05 Appalachian State 12 33 0
1987-09-12 Western Carolina 4 9 0
1987-09-26 Georgia 6 -16 0
1987-10-03 Nebraska 11 16 0
1987-10-10 Virginia Tech 8 13 0
1987-10-17 Virginia 6 19 0
1987-10-24 East Carolina 6 4 0
1987-10-31 North Carolina State 10 17 0
1987-11-14 Wake Forest 6 3 0
1987-12-05 Miami (Fla) 5 -11 0
1987-12-31 Louisiana State 11 -61 0
1988 1988-09-10 Western Carolina 2 -18 0
1988-09-17 East Carolina 4 -9 0
1988-09-24 Georgia 4 -20 0
1988-10-01 Appalachian State 1 -11 0
1988-10-08 Virginia Tech 4 -21 0
1988-10-15 Georgia Tech 1 -12 0
1988-10-29 North Carolina State 3 -6 0
1988-11-05 Florida State 4 -16 0
1988-11-12 Navy 3 -6 0
1988-11-19 Clemson 3 -23 0
1988-12-28 Indiana 9 -44 0
1989 1989-09-02 Duke 10 -32 0
1989-09-09 Virginia Tech 9 -16 0
1989-09-16 West Virginia 3 -16 0
1989-09-23 Georgia Tech 4 -26 0
1989-09-30 Georgia 8 -41 0
1989-10-07 East Carolina 6 -43 0
1989-10-21 Western Carolina 2 -5 0
Single Game Passing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttComYdsTDInt
1986 1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 38 18 227 2 4
1986-09-07 Virginia 27 12 155 0 2
1986-09-13 Western Carolina 24 16 245 2 1
1986-09-27 Georgia 31 21 342 3 4
1986-10-04 Nebraska 38 26 286 1 1
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech 36 20 394 2 1
1986-10-25 East Carolina 23 17 318 4 1
1986-11-01 North Carolina State 37 22 297 1 3
1986-11-08 Florida State 33 20 267 2 3
1986-11-15 Wake Forest 21 16 214 2 1
1986-11-22 Clemson 32 17 275 1 1
1987 1987-09-05 Appalachian State 44 30 329 0 2
1987-09-12 Western Carolina 36 17 245 3 4
1987-09-26 Georgia 51 29 306 0 2
1987-10-03 Nebraska 36 17 256 2 2
1987-10-10 Virginia Tech 41 25 334 1 0
1987-10-17 Virginia 32 19 286 1 3
1987-10-24 East Carolina 33 21 425 1 1
1987-10-31 North Carolina State 27 14 183 0 1
1987-11-14 Wake Forest 37 20 212 1 1
1987-11-21 Clemson 20 11 185 0 0
1987-12-05 Miami (Fla) 28 10 141 1 2
1987-12-31 Louisiana State 47 28 304 0 4
1988 1988-09-03 North Carolina 38 23 290 2 0
1988-09-10 Western Carolina 19 13 187 1 0
1988-09-17 East Carolina 24 14 235 2 0
1988-09-24 Georgia 43 28 321 1 1
1988-10-01 Appalachian State 34 19 205 0 3
1988-10-08 Virginia Tech 53 22 272 1 5
1988-10-15 Georgia Tech 35 15 151 0 4
1988-10-29 North Carolina State 23 13 172 1 1
1988-11-05 Florida State 22 9 79 0 2
1988-11-12 Navy 33 16 170 0 1
1988-11-19 Clemson 30 11 141 1 1
1988-12-28 Indiana 37 15 130 0 3
1989 1989-09-02 Duke 25 14 192 0 1
1989-09-09 Virginia Tech 23 10 136 1 1
1989-09-16 West Virginia 37 21 256 3 2
1989-09-23 Georgia Tech 33 21 185 1 0
1989-09-30 Georgia 16 11 126 2 0
1989-10-07 East Carolina 32 17 360 3 1
1989-10-21 Western Carolina 20 9 119 0 1
1989-10-28 North Carolina State 1 0 0 0 0
Single Game Receiving Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentRecYdsTD
1988 1988-09-03 North Carolina 1 -11 0
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 4 06:57 7 34 Hardin Brown, 4-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-08-30 Miami (Fla) 4 03:41 14 34 Sterling Sharpe, 29-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-09-13 Western Carolina 1 02:26 14 0 Sterling Sharpe, 5-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-09-13 Western Carolina 3 02:31 35 17 Raynard Brown, 22-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-09-27 Georgia 2 09:01 14 12 Ryan Bethea, 53-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-09-27 Georgia 3 07:22 20 25 Ryan Bethea, 6-yd pass from Todd Ellis (pass failed)
1986-09-27 Georgia 4 07:52 26 28 Sterling Sharpe, 23-yd pass from Todd Ellis (pass failed)
1986-10-04 Nebraska 2 04:47 7 10 Harold Green, 56-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech 1 00:09 7 10 Ryan Bethea, 55-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech 3 08:47 17 24 Todd Ellis, 10-yd run (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-11 Virginia Tech 4 07:53 27 24 Hardin Brown, 24-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-25 East Carolina 1 07:50 7 0 Sterling Sharpe, 11-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-25 East Carolina 2 10:04 14 0 Ryan Bethea, 64-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-25 East Carolina 2 00:33 21 3 Raynard Brown, 8-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-10-25 East Carolina 3 06:48 28 3 Sterling Sharpe, 45-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-01 North Carolina State 3 09:14 13 17 Sterling Sharpe, 8-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-01 North Carolina State 4 11:58 22 17 Todd Ellis, 1-yd run (pass failed)
1986-11-08 Florida State 1 01:46 7 3 Todd Ellis, 3-yd run (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-08 Florida State 2 10:13 14 3 Ryan Bethea, 34-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-08 Florida State 2 05:09 21 6 Danny Smith, 10-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-15 Wake Forest 1 10:56 7 0 Sterling Sharpe, 13-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-15 Wake Forest 1 01:37 21 0 Vic McConnell, 11-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1986-11-22 Clemson 2 04:35 21 15 Sterling Sharpe, 72-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Scott Hagler kick)
1987-09-12 Western Carolina 1 06:45 7 0 Danny Smith, 27-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-09-12 Western Carolina 2 04:04 14 0 Danny Smith, 23-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-09-12 Western Carolina 2 01:46 21 0 Sterling Sharpe, 34-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-10-03 Nebraska 2 02:00 7 6 Ryan Bethea, 35-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-10-03 Nebraska 3 11:18 14 13 Sterling Sharpe, 80-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-10-10 Virginia Tech 1 12:45 7 0 Ryan Bethea, 20-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-10-17 Virginia 4 09:16 37 10 Sterling Sharpe, 59-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-10-24 East Carolina 1 12:48 7 0 Sterling Sharpe, 51-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-11-14 Wake Forest 2 08:22 10 0 Harold Green, 33-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1987-12-05 Miami (Fla) 2 09:55 13 7 Sterling Sharpe, 47-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-03 North Carolina 1 06:15 10 0 Carl Platt, 48-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-03 North Carolina 4 04:14 31 10 Ken Watson, 8-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-10 Western Carolina 3 02:44 31 0 Carl Platt, 12-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-17 East Carolina 3 09:25 10 0 Robert Brooks, 97-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-17 East Carolina 4 00:30 17 0 Robert Brooks, 6-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-09-24 Georgia 2 01:48 17 3 Robert Brooks, 36-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-10-08 Virginia Tech 2 07:08 10 7 Mike Dingle, 53-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-10-29 North Carolina State 4 08:54 20 7 Eddie Miller, 20-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1988-11-19 Clemson 2 01:31 7 16 Robert Brooks, 20-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-09 Virginia Tech 1 01:47 14 0 Robert Brooks, 13-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-16 West Virginia 2 13:14 7 7 Robert Brooks, 7-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-16 West Virginia 4 09:36 14 35 Robert Brooks, 25-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-16 West Virginia 4 08:55 21 35 Eddie Miller, 21-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-23 Georgia Tech 2 00:26 21 7 George Rush, 5-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Robert Brooks pass from Todd Ellis)
1989-09-30 Georgia 1 06:25 14 0 George Rush, 6-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-09-30 Georgia 3 02:09 24 17 Carl Platt, 22-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-10-07 East Carolina 1 01:26 12 14 Carl Platt, 15-yd pass from Todd Ellis (pass failed)
1989-10-07 East Carolina 3 00:00 33 14 Carl Platt, 22-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
1989-10-07 East Carolina 4 11:42 40 14 Robert Brooks, 25-yd pass from Todd Ellis (Collin Mackie kick)
Receptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1988 1988-09-03 North Carolina 2 5 USC 48 Todd Ellis loss of 11 after catching deflected pass (Skeet Baldwin)
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1989 1989-09-23 Georgia Tech 2 21 GAT 21 Todd Ellis sacked for loss of 9 (Marco Coleman)
1989 1989-09-23 Georgia Tech 2 11 GAT 47 Todd Ellis sacked for loss of 10 (Calvin Tiggle)
1989 1989-10-07 East Carolina 3 10 ECU 48 Todd Ellis sacked for loss of 6 (Spainhour)