Recruiting Profile: Chris Ellis

The recruiting profile for WFU basketball signee Chris Ellis.

Name: Chris Ellis
Position: Forward
Hometown: Marietta, GA
School: Marietta High
Height: 6'7"

March 12, 2002
    Chris Ellis has officially signed with Wake Forest University to play basketball. Ellis was also named All-State in Georgia.

September 26, 2001
    Several sources around the internet including have confirmed that Chris Ellis has, in fact, selected Wake Forest.

    This is a huge pick-up for Coach Prosser and his staff and allows the coaches to put more focus on the upcoming season with their recruiting essentially done for 2002.

    Welcome aboard Chris and great job Coach Prosser!

    We'll have more on Chris Ellis, the son of former NBA star Dale Ellis, in the near future.

September 24, 2001
    The latest rumor floating around is that Wake Forest has received a verbal commitment from Chris Ellis, a 6'7" forward from Georgia.

    NCScout on the message board, one of the most reliable recruiting sources around (especially for WFU information) has reported that Ellis is the Deacs' fifth verbal.

    We're definitely looking into Ellis' verbal as it would be another huge step for Coach Prosser's Demon Deacon program.

August 23, 2001
    In the hunt for another big man to fill the fifth scholarship for the high school class of 2002, Wake Forest has contacted Georgia forward Chris Ellis.

    Ellis, a 6'7" forward, has reportedly scheduled the Deacon coaching staff to present an in-home presentation with his family in the coming weeks.

    Prepstars lists Georgia, Florida State, Alabama, Clemson, and Ohio State as other potential suitors for Ellis.

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