Ellis: It’s the school I’ve been wanting to go to for a while. I’ve wanted to go there since middle school.
Inside Texas: What schools did you choose Texas over?
Ellis: At the time, Oklahoma State. Texas offered me and I committed. After that, OU offered. Nobody else has offered.
Inside Texas: How solid is your commitment to Texas?
Ellis: Pretty solid.
Inside Texas: Just pretty solid?
Inside Texas: Are you going to take any visits to other schools this fall?
Ellis: Yeah, but I’m not sure where yet.
Inside Texas: Who are you comparable to as a football player?
Ellis: I don’t know. I don’t watch football. It’s boring to watch. It’s fun to play.
Inside Texas: When is the last time you talked to the Texas coaching staff?
Ellis: Thursday (May 19).
Inside Texas: Which Texas coach do you usually talk to?
Ellis: Coach Chambers.
Inside Texas: What do the two of you talk about?
Ellis: We just say hi and talk about how we’re doing.
Inside Texas: What is your height and weight?
Ellis: I’m 6-foot-5, but they said today that I was 6-foot-4 and 1/2 inches. I weigh 245 pounds.
Inside Texas: What are your plans for this summer?
Ellis: Summer school, so I can graduate early next year.
Inside Texas: Will you be enrolling at Texas in January?
Ellis: No, I’m not graduating that early. I’m graduating in February. I just don’t have enough credits to graduate in January.
Inside Texas: So what will you do once you graduate early?
Ellis: I can’t enroll at Texas. I guess I’ll be off.
Inside Texas: How do you see yourself fitting in at Texas?
Ellis: I don’t know yet.
Inside Texas: Do you anticipate playing as a true freshman?
Ellis: Probably not. I think I’m too little.
Inside Texas: What are your strengths as a football player?
Ellis: My quickness. I can chase everything down.
Inside Texas: In what areas do you need improvement?
Inside Texas: Why strength?
Ellis: I’m not good with double teams.
Inside Texas: Do you anticipate being a full qualifier?
Ellis: Yeah. I’ll probably have a 3.1 or 3.2 grade point average. I’m good on the tests. That’s my strong point.
Inside Texas: Any other thoughts on your commitment to Texas?
Ellis: I’m excited about it.