Flomaton’s Tony Ellis Is Finalist For Alabama’s Mr. Football

November 29, 2008

ellis10.jpgTony Ellis from the Flomaton Hurricanes is one of the finalists for the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s 2008 Mr. Football title.

The Canes senior running back is one of 42 finalists for the award. The finalists were picked from 146 players that were nominated by ASWA members or or coaches.

Ellis is one of three back of the year finalists in Alabama 2A football. His high school career included at least 1,500 rushing yards per year for each of the last three years at Flomaton.  Ellis, who is 5-fo-9, had over 5,000 rushing yards in his high school career with the Canes.

The Mr. Football award winner will be named in December.

Photos courtesy Mike Newton Photography.

Comments

4 Responses to “Flomaton’s Tony Ellis Is Finalist For Alabama’s Mr. Football”

  1. DANA (CANES#31 MOM) on December 11th, 2008 12:22 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS TONY!!! YOU DESERVE IT!!! I’M GOING TO MISS CHEERING FOR YOU EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT. YOU MADE THE GAMES EXCITING AND WORTH WATCHING. GOOD LUCK TO YOU IN WHATEVER YOU DECIDE TO DO IN THE FUTURE.

  2. Coach Corder on December 4th, 2008 10:05 am

    You don’t know me, Mr. Ellis, I teach at Carver/Century K-8, but congratulations!

    This is a very commendable achievement to bring positive attention to this area. I wish you well in the future.

  3. MiMi MARSHALL #14 on December 2nd, 2008 10:05 am

    T0Ny y00H R0Ck!!
    G00d J0B BUDDy.

  4. MiMi MARSHALL #14 on December 2nd, 2008 10:04 am

    t0Ny y00H R0Ck!!!
    G00d J0B BUDDy.





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