Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Olive Branch, Miss.
High School: Center Hill/Itawamba CC



• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Fall 2018
• 2018 All-Sun Belt Conference (honorable mention)
AT GEORGIA STATE: Returning starter at quarterback coming off an all-conference season in his first year for the Panthers ... Talented dual-threat quarterback who transferred from Itawamba (Miss.) C.C.
2018: First-year starting quarterback who was named All-Sun Belt Conference (honorable mention) ... Ranked third in the Sun Belt in passing (192.6) and total offense (249.5 pg) while accounting for 17 TDs ... Team’s leading rusher with 625 yards, the third-highest season total in GSU history, and five touchdowns ... Completed 174-of-292 passes for 2,119 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Threw just five interceptions on the season, the fewest ever by a GSU starting quarterback. That includes a string of 149 passes without an interception, the second-longest streak in school history.
Led GSU to 24-20 win over Kennesaw State in his debut as he threw winning, 8-yard TD pass to Diondre Champaigne with 41 seconds left ... Also threw two TD passes in the final minute of the first half to Penny Hart (3 yds) and Christian Owens (6 yds). Was 20-for-28 for 187 yards while rushing for 77 yards on 18 carries ... Passed for 285 yards and scored two touchdowns on runs of 10 and three yards vs. Western Michigan.
Went 15-for-18 (.833) to set school record for completion percentage in win vs. ULM. Passed for 179 yards, 1 TD, rushed for 64 yards, 1 TD ... Season-high 331 yards of total offense vs. Troy, including a 51-yard completion to Penny Hart ... Passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns at Arkansas State ... Passed for 231 yards and one touchdown while rushing for 60 yards, including a 42-yard scoring run, vs. Coastal Carolina.
Rushed for a career-high 113 yards vs. Appalachian State, the first GSU QB with a 100-yard game since Kelton Hill in 2011 ... Added 89 yards rushing vs. Texas State ... Sat out the Louisiana game after spending the week in concussion protocol.
Signed in December 2017 and enrolled in January 2018 ... Participated in spring practice and performed well in the Blue-White Game, going 21-for-24 for 249 yards and four touchdowns in the scrimmage ... Won the starting nod in preseason camp.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: NJCAA second-team All-American … Passed for 3,211 yards and 27 touchdowns in 2017 ... Ranked second in NJCAA with 356.8 passing yards per game and fifth in touchdown passes ... Completed 65 percent of his passes (230-for-353) with just seven interceptions ... Also rushed for 392 yards and eight touchdowns ... Three-star prospect by 247 Sports … Named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 494 yards and two TDs against No. 1 East Mississippi Community College. completed 41 of 59 passes while rushing for 57 yards and another touchdown on 18 carries ... Sharing time in 2016, he passed for 765 yards on just 58 completions with eight touchdowns and one interception ... Team’s second-leading rusher in 2016 with 406 yards and seven scores on 60 attempts (6.8 yards per carry) ... Played for Center Hill High School in Olive Branch, Miss., just outside Memphis.
PERSONAL: Given name is Danterious Ellington ... Son of Dante Ellington and Eureka Chapman ... Born Oct. 5, 1997.
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