2017: Appeared in five regular-season games after suffering injuries at Arizona and Tulsa ... had one catch for 15 yards at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... scored first Houston touchdown in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... had two catches for 17 yards in the game.
Will have one season of eligibility in 2017 after transferring from Arizona State upon the completion of undergraduate degree requirements.
At Arizona State:
2016: Saw action in 12 games ... had two receptions for 21 yards.
2015: Appeared in all 13 games Finished the season with 160 yards on 12 receptions ... led team with a career-high 69 receiving yards against Texas A&M.
2014: Finished with 11 catches for 144 yards and two touchdowns ... had four receptions for 37 yards and his first career touchdown against Weber State ... added his second career touchdown against UCLA, finishing with 36 yards on three catches ... had two catches for 44 yards against USC.
2013: Redshirted .
High School: Rated by Scout.com as the No. 82 wide receiver prospect in the nation ... listed as the No. 136 wide receiver recruit in the country by ESPN ... led Guyer to the Class 4A Division I state championship in 2012 ... starred in the state championship game, hauling in 176 receiving yards with two touchdowns ... caught 38 passes for 676 yards with five touchdowns as a junior in 2011 ... chose Arizona State out of high school over offers from Colorado, Michigan State and Mississippi State among others ... coached by John Walsh at Guyer High
Ellis Jefferson's Career Bests
Receptions: 2, SMU (2017)
Receiving Yards: 17, SMU (2017)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, SMU (2017)
Long Reception: 14, SMU (2017)