Valor Christian's Noah Elliss commits to Mississippi State football

(Renee Bourcier/

Valor Christian senior Noah Elliss committed to play football at Mississippi State on Sunday night, picking the Bulldogs over a host of other offers.

Ellis, a defensive tackle who is highly rated by every major recruiting service, announced his decision on Twitter:

Elliss had 46 tackles for the Eagles last season, including 10.5 for a loss. He also had two sacks.

A four-star prospect according to, and, Elliss drew major interest from around the country. Among his 20 offers were Alabama, Washington, Oregon, USC, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Louisville and TCU. Both CU and CSU also offered, as well.

Elliss, who is listed at 6-foot-5, 330 pounds, visited Mississippi State over the weekend. He can sign his National Letter of Intent beginning National Signing Day on Wednesday, when the signing period opens.

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