Hawk-Item – – One of three true freshmen to see action in 2014.
2016 – – Did not see any game action.
2015 – – Redshirted.
2014 – – Saw first action of career in 17-13 win over Ball State . . . successful on both PAT attempts as Iowa rallied in fourth quarter, but missed only field goal attempt from 29 yards . . . was successful on 2-2 PAT attempts in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, but had no field goal attempts . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, converting all three PAT attempts . . . did not see action in final nine games.
High school honors – – earned second team all-state honors as a junior . . . Career – – connected on 13-17 field goals as a junior, including kicks of 53, 52 and 49 yards . . . had 34 touchbacks.
Personal – – Born 5/26/95 . . . open major . . . parents are Jennifer and Matt Ellis . . . one of two players from Allen, Texas on the Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Matt Green..