Clarence Ellis

For the American computer scientist, see Clarence Ellis (computer scientist).
Clarence Ellis
Date of birth (1950-02-11) February 11, 1950
Place of birth Grand Rapids, Michigan
Career information
Position(s) Safety
College Notre Dame
NFL draft 1972 / Round: 1 / Pick 15
Career history
As player
1972–1974 Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Honors 1971 All-American
Career stats

Clarence Ellis (born February 11, 1950) is a former American football safety with the Atlanta Falcons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the first round in the 1972 NFL Draft.

He played his 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.

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