BYU brought its list of football recruits to 18 with the addition Friday of linebacker Jeff Ellis, according to the BYU sports information office. Ellis, 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, played at Skyview High in Billings, Mont. He was recruited by Wyoming and Oregon, among others.

Ellis joins two other late additions, running back Jamal Willis of Bonanza High in Las Vegas and lineman Matt Cox of Walpole High in Massachussetts, who both signed with the Cougars on Thursday. Willis, 6-2, 200, Nevada's offensive player of the year, rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs in nine games. Cox is 6-6, 250.