Dannell Ellerbe
# 33
Middle Linebacker - MLB
Height: 6-1  Weight: 243
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Richmond
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Hamlet, N.C.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 08/01/2008
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Career Highs: 12 tackles at Tennessee in 2007

2008: Accepted invitation to play in 2009 East-West Shrine game
*Graduated in December with degree in Housing
*Appeared in 10 games making nine starts recording 33 tackles and an INT
*Tallied a season-high seven tackles, one for loss, vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech
*Recorded four tackles, one for loss, at Auburn and four tackles, one sack, in Capital One Bowl victory over No. 19 Michigan State
*Left Alabama game in first half and missed games vs. Tennessee, vs. Vanderbilt and at No. 11 LSU a knee injury
*Posted a five-tackle game at Kentucky
*Made five tackles and thwarted a Ga. Southern scoring opportunity with an interception in the end zone
*Selected to SEC Coaches’ Pre-season All-SEC First Team
*Pre-season All-SEC first team by The Birmingham News
*Named to Bronko Nagurski Watch List

2007: Appeared in 13 games making 11 starts (seven at MLB, three at WLB, one at SLB)
*Finished as the Bulldogs’ leading tackler with 93 stops
*Had an INT and eight tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, during Georgia’s 41-10 rout of No. 10 Hawai’i in the Allstate Sugar Bowl
*Second-Team All-SEC by Associated Press, SEC Coaches and Rivals.com
*Recorded team-high eight tackles including a sack at Georgia Tech
*Led team with eight tackles vs. No. 18 Auburn
*Notched team-leading seven tackles including a sack and recovered fumble vs. No. 9 Florida
*Made six tackles and recovered fumble at Vanderbilt that led to game-winning drive
*Recorded team-leading seven tackles vs. Oklahoma St. including a sack
*Recorded three tackles and one QB sack in annual spring G-Day game

2006: Appeared in 10 games with seven tackles
*Team went 9-4 including a Chick-fil-A Bowl win
*Listed as No. 2 WLB prior to 2006 season

2005: Part of SEC Championship team that went 10-3
*Played in 10 games with 15 total tackles and two sacks
*Made a then career-high five tackles against No. 16 Florida
*Registered first-career interception in season opener vs. No. 19 Boise St.
*Named Most Improved Linebacker following spring drills
*Made five tackles and one tackle-for-loss in spring G-Day game

2004: Redshirted
*Team went 10-2 capped by an Outback Bowl victory

High School: Richmond County, coached by Ed Emory...Named All-State by the Associated Press...SuperPrep All-Mid-Atlantic Team, All-Mid Southeastern Conference...Named the Defensive MVP of the 2003 Shrine Bowl (NC-SC All-Star Game) in which he had nine tackles, three pass break-ups, and one interception.Rivals.com No. 7 outside linebacker in America, Atlantic East Amazing 80, North Carolina Top 25, TheInsiders.com Atlantic 100...165 tackles and nine sacks as a senior...124 tackles and five sacks as a junior...High jumped 6-6 as a junior.

Personal: DANNELL ELLERBE; Born: Nov. 29, 1985; Major: Housing.

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBH












2005

10/0

11

4

15

2.0/18

3.0/22

0

0

0

1

4












2006
10/0
4
3
7
0.0/0
0
0
0
0
0
3
           

2007

13/11

63

30

93

4.5/27

12.0/45

1

2

1

1

15












2008

10/9

17

16

33

2.0/12

6.0/22

0

0

0

1

6












Total

43/20

95

53

148

8.5/57

21.0/89

1

2

1

3

28