Jets Training Camp Standout Profile: DB Ellis Lankster

Prev1 of 2Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

October 17, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess (15) carries the ball while New York Jets cornerback Ellis Lankster (26) defends during the first half at the New Meadowlands Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

So far in training camp, we have had a few standout players. Some were to be expected, like Stephen Hill, but some are not as well known to Jets fans. One is a defensive back that we are going to talk about this morning. He has been all over the field and turning heads while doing it. He is trying to earn a spot in a crowded area. Today we profile Ellis Lankster.

The twenty five year old back was not a standout player growing up. He actually spent two years in junior college at Jones County Junior College, before transferring to West Virginia University for his junior and senior seasons.

He earned second team All-Big East in 2008, and was a participant in the Senior Bowl following the 2009 season.

Ellis still went unnoticed in the NFL draft, as he was chosen in the 7th round of the 2009 draft by the Buffalo Bills.

Prev1 of 2Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Topics: Alan Schechter, Defensive Back, Ellis Lankster, Jake Steinberg, Jets Training Camp, Lankster Stands Out At Camp, NY Jets, Wvu

Want more from The Jet Press?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

13 hours ago

2014 NFL Draft:New York Jets Three Round Prediction

1 day ago

Dominique Williams: Scouting the NFL Draft

1 day ago

Chris Johnson Is All About Winning