Monday December 22nd, 2014

Tennessee walk-on tight end Alex Ellis got a better Christmas present than any of his teammates. 

Vols coach Butch Jones surprised Ellis at a team meeting with a scholarship. "I've been dreaming about this every day of my life," Ellis said. 

Ohio State's staff dressed up for Christmas as Santa and his elves​

Ellis, a redshirt junior from Del Mar, Delaware, has six catches on the year, including a touchdown on a fake punt against Missouri. 

Jones told the team he was giving out bowl gifts ahead of the team's Jan. 2 appearance in the Taxslayer Bowl, but this is definitely cooler than the watch they'll get at the game. 

Penguins make parody of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

- Dan Gartland

[via The Tennessean]

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