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Greg
Ellingson
#2 Wide Receiver
Greg
Ellingson
#2 Wide Receiver
Height 6'3
Weight 211 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-12-30 (33)
Born Tampa, FL
School Florida International
Status AMER
Receptions 47
Yards 687
Touchdowns 1
Average 14.6

Honour Roll

-CFL All-Star, 2017
-East Division All-Star, 2016, 2017, 2018
-West Division All-Star, 2019
-CFLPA All-Star, 2017
-Ottawa RedBlacks Most Outstanding Player, 2017

2019-21 – Edmonton Elks

Ellingson, who signed a one-year contract to join the Blue Bombers on February 8, 2022, appeared in 10 games in 2021 for the Elks, finishing with 47 receptions for 687 yards and one TD. Those numbers came in pandemic-shortened CFL campaign ending his streak of five consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.
Ellingson ranks in the CFL’s Top 50 in career receiving yardage, having amassed 7,952 yards on 549 yards and 42 touchdowns over 117 regular-season games with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa RedBlacks and Elks.
In 2019, he led Edmonton in receiving with 86 catches for 1,170 yards and five touchdowns while being named to the West Division All-Star team, with his yardage total placing him fifth in the CFL.

2015-18 – Ottawa RedBlacks

Ellingson enjoyed four sensational seasons with the RedBlacks, posting four consecutive 1,000-yard campaigns from 2015-18 after signing in Ottawa as a free agent. He was a CFL All-Star and Ottawa’s Most Outstanding Player in 2017 and an East Division All-Star three times and is fondly remembered in the capital region for his game-winning touchdown in the 2015 Eastern Final that helped propel the franchise to the Grey Cup. Ellingson would make two visits to the Grey Cup during his days in Ottawa and was part of the franchise’s 2016 championship.
In his four seasons with Ottawa, Ellingson had 332 receptions for 4,866 yards and 30 TDs.

2013-14 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Ellingson first came to the CFL in 2013, signing with the Tiger-Cats on May 30th of that year. He had 52 receptions for 800 yards and six touchdowns in just 12 games that year, following that up with 32 catches for 429 yards in nine games a year later.

Pro/college

Ellingson signed his first pro contract in 2011 with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent. He has also played or had stints with the New Orleans Voodoo and Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena League as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ellingson played his college ball at Florida International University, catching 131 passes for 2,108 yards and 14 touchdowns in 48 games.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2013
HAM 12 52 71 800 - 6 15.4 39
2014
HAM 9 32 44 429 - 0 13.4 39
2015
OTT 18 69 101 1061 - 9 15.4 48
2016
OTT 17 76 113 1260 491 4 16.6 77
2017
OTT 18 96 147 1459 395 12 15.2 80
2018
OTT 17 91 146 1086 300 5 11.9 56
2019
EDM 16 86 127 1170 348 5 13.6 54
2021
EDM 10 47 69 687 213 1 14.6 52
Total
117 549 818 7952 1747 42 14.5 80

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2013
HAM 12 0 0 0 0.0 0
2014
HAM 9 0 0 0 0.0 0
2015
OTT 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2016
OTT 17 0 0 0 0.0 0
2017
OTT 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2018
OTT 17 1 1 0 1.0 1
2019
EDM 16 0 0 0 0.0 0
2021
EDM 10 1 4 0 4.0 4
Total
117 2 5 0 2.5 4

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 OTT 5 5 52 0 10.4 18
08-14
2 MTL 1 5 1 0 1.0 1
08-19
3 BC 9 10 148 0 16.4 37
09-06
5 CGY 7 9 65 0 9.3 27
09-11
6 CGY 2 4 30 0 15.0 23
09-18
7 WPG 3 4 58 0 19.3 30
09-28
9 OTT 7 8 126 1 18.0 52
10-08
10 WPG 3 8 39 0 13.0 24
10-15
11 WPG 3 6 67 0 22.3 36
10-29
13 HAM 7 10 101 0 14.4 22
Total
47 69 687 1 13.9 270

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-14
2 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
3 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-18
7 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
9 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-08
10 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-15
11 WPG 1 4 0 4.0 4
10-29
13 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
1 4 0 4.0 4