Clarence Ellis
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Personal information
Born: (1950-02-11) February 11, 1950 (age 74)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Central (MI)
College:Notre Dame
NFL draft:1972 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at PFR

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Clarence Ellis (born February 11, 1950) is a former American football safety who played for the Atlanta Falcons in the National Football League (NFL). He was the Falcons' first pick in the 1972 NFL Draft.[1]

He played college football at Notre Dame, where he was an All-American and part of the Fighting Irish team that defeated the previously undefeated Texas Longhorns in the 1971 Cotton Bowl game.


  1. ^ Poretz, Art, ed. (1974). Illustrated Digest of Pro Football. New York: Stadia Sports Publishing. p. 10.