Dallas Cowboys Great Greg Ellis Moves on From Hit Movie About Carter High to a Play About Juneteenth

Greg Ellis is a former defensive end who played 12 seasons in the National Football League, including 11 with the Dallas Cowboys, for whom he showed a particular knack for pursuing and tackling the quarterback. That's called a "sack."These days, Ellis is pursuing a different kind of sack, and so far, the results are sublime. He has turned his attention to film and now theater.He produced and acted in Carter High, a 2015 movie about the 1988 scandal in which the football team at Carter High School defied its own seeming invincibility by winning the state championship — and then losing it.  Continue reading...

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