Profile: Derricus Ellis
Position: Defensive end
Senior Stats: 1,123 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns; 57 tackles 4 sacks defensively
Awards: Rome News-Tribune All-Area team; Team's MVP
Chose Wake Forest Over Offers From: Duke, Vanderbilt
Why Wake Forest?: "I visited Wake a lot since my brother, Chantz McClinic, goes there. When I went up there I liked the coaches. I loved the fan support and everything. I get to play college football at a great school for academics so I get the best of both worlds."