Keaton Ellis returning to Penn State in 2023

Penn State will have a key player returning on defense next season to help out in the secondary. Keaton Ellis announced on his Instagram account on Friday evening that he will be back in Happy Valley playing for Penn State in 2023, rather than taking off for the NFL.

“Job’s not finished,” Ellis wrote on his Instagram post confirming his return for 2023.

Ellis had 25 tackles and two tackles for a loss last season. After making a move from cornerback to safety, Ellis will be a leading returner in the secondary last season along with cornerback Kalen King. The role of Ellis will be increased following the NFL draft departure for Ji'Ayir Brown.

Ellis will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in 2023 with one year of standard eligibility and one additional season granted by the NCAA for the 2020 COVID season.

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