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Willie Ellison

William Henry Ellison
Born: November 1, 1945
Lockhart, TX
High School: Carver (Lockhart, TX)
Position(s): RB
Height: 6'2" Weight: 210
College: Texas Southern
Career: 1967-1974
Drafted: 1967 in Round 2, #33 overall by the Los Angeles Rams

Willie Ellison played from 1967 to 1974 with the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. Ellison ran for 3,426 yards in his career on 801 attempts, scoring 24 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 104 passes for 888 yards and 6 receiving touchdowns..


YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1968NFL Los Angeles100.
1969NFL Los Angeles200.


1967NFL Los Angeles14846.042 0
1968NFL Los Angeles1516164.152 5
1969NFL Los Angeles20562.815 1
1970NFL Los Angeles903814.224 5
1971NFL Los Angeles21110004.780 4
1972NFL Los Angeles1707644.537 5
1973NFL Kansas City1084113.819 2
1974NFL Kansas City371143.111 2
Totals80134264.380 24


1967NFL Los Angeles11818.018 0
1968NFL Los Angeles2024812.436 2
1969NFL Los Angeles4317.814 1
1970NFL Los Angeles10848.420 2
1971NFL Los Angeles322387.449 0
1972NFL Los Angeles231416.139 1
1973NFL Kansas City9647.117 0
1974NFL Kansas City56412.826 0
Totals1048888.549 6

Kick Returns:

1967NFL Los Angeles1334026.258 0
1968NFL Los Angeles1226822.340 0
1969NFL Los Angeles23819.022 0
1970NFL Los Angeles12020.020 0
1972NFL Los Angeles1434524.632 0
Totals42101124.158 0

Defense and Fumbles:

YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1967NFL Los Angeles11000
1968NFL Los Angeles3100
1970NFL Los Angeles4100
1971NFL Los Angeles8300
1972NFL Los Angeles30-40
1973NFL Kansas City3000
1974NFL Kansas City20-30

Total Scoring:

YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1968NFL Los Angeles52000042
1969NFL Los Angeles11000012
1970NFL Los Angeles52000042
1971NFL Los Angeles4000024
1972NFL Los Angeles51000036
1973NFL Kansas City2000012
1974NFL Kansas City2000012

Playing Career:

1967NFLLos Angeles Rams140
1968NFLLos Angeles Rams148
1969NFLLos Angeles Rams140
1970NFLLos Angeles Rams140
1971NFLLos Angeles Rams1413
1972NFLLos Angeles Rams1312
1973NFLKansas City Chiefs100
1974NFLKansas City Chiefs50


1971 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)