|High School:||Moscow HS '14|
HS: Graduated from Moscow HS in 2014. In his first season as a high school football player, he was selected as the Defensive Newcomer of the Year in the 4A Inland Empire League. He was a two-way starter as a senior, playing defensive end and tight end for the Bears, who finished 3-6. He also took on the role as punter. He did not play football his sophomore or junior seasons, but was an outstanding prep basketball player. Following his senior season he was picked to play in the 1th annual Idaho State High School All-Star basketball game on March 15, 2015, at North Idaho College. He was named Idaho's 4A Player of the Year in 2012-13 by The Idaho Statesman. He was also named to the All-Idaho basketball team by USA Today as a junior, and was the 4A Inland Empire League MVP. He was also selected as the North Idaho 4A/5A Player of the Year at the annual North Idaho Sports Banquet. Ellison led Moscow to a runner-up finish in the State 4A Tournament, averaging 18.3 points a game in the tourney to earn tourney MVP honors. He averaged 14 points and six rebounds for the season and helped Moscow win 10 games in a row at one point during the year. Moscow finished 8-14 his senior season and made a repeat appearance at the State 4A Tournament where it was eliminated after two losses.
Personal: Born 9/22/95 in Powell, Wyo. Will turn 19 two days after Eastern plays at Montana State. Full name is Nicholas Alexander Ellison. His parents are Robert and Rebecca Ellison. Considering majoring in criminal justice.