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Gary Ellerson

Born: Jul 17, 1963

Birthplace: Albany

Nationality: United States

Gary Ellerson

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1963
Birth Place : Albany

Gary Tobius Ellerson is a former American football player with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. He currently works as a sports-talk radio host on WSSP in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as part of The Big Show with Josh Vernier and Steve Fifer. Ellerson started his pro-career as a running back in 1984 with the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League, where he was a teammate of Reggie White. He re-entered the NFL Draft in 1985 and was taken in the 7th round by the Packers. He spent the 1985 and 1986 seasons in Green Bay before being released during training camp of the 1987 season. He then signed with the Lions a short time later. Ellerson played in only 8 games with the Lions in 1987, before a knee injury effectively ended his career. Ellerson starts each show with his signature phrase "What's Crackin' Milwaukee?"

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