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#45 Brandon Ross
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newark, Del.
High School: Charter School of Wilmington
Experience: 1 Letter
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As a Junior (2014): Appeared in 13 games with nine starts at running back ... second on the team with 419 yards rushing ... averaged 4.9 yards per rush and scored four touchdowns on the ground ... also caught 14 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns ... rushed 16 times for 86 yards and a touchdown against James Madison (8/30) … caught five balls for 50 yards, both career highs, against West Virginia (9/13) … scored his first career receiving TD on a 90-yard screen pass at Syracuse (9/20) … rushed six times for 61 yards and caught a 36-yard touchdown pass at Indiana (9/27) … had eight carries for 38 yards and a TD against Ohio State (10/4) … carried nine times for 35 yards against Iowa (10/18) … finished with a season-high 108 yards rushing and tied a career high with two rushing TDs against Rutgers (11/29) ... rushed for 32 yards on eight attempts in the Foster Farms Bowl against Stanford (12/30).

As a Sophomore (2013): Started 12 games ... had a team-best 865 yards rushing and scored four rushing touchdowns ... carried the ball for a career-best 149 yards on 18 attempts and scored a touchdown against Old Dominion (9/7) ... ran for 95 yards against UConn (9/14) ... ran 20 times for 88 yards and a touchdown against West Virginia (9/21) ... set a career high in all-purpose yards with 169 against Virginia (10/12) ... also set a career high with 81 receiving yards against the Cavs ... ran for 40 yards against Wake Forest (10/19) ... carried the ball 15 times for 62 yards against Syracuse (11/9) ... rushed for 75 yards on 11 carries against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... rushed 11 times for 48 yards against Boston College (11/23) ... rushed for 116 yards against Marshall (12/27) in the Military Bowl.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2012): Led the team in rushing with 390 yards despite playing in just six games … averaged 65.0 rushing yards per game … missed the first three games with a hamstring injury … made his Maryland debut against West Virginia (9/22), earning the start and rushing 20 times for 52 yards … started at running back vs. Wake Forest (10/6) and carried the ball five times for eight yards … did not play against Virginia (10/13), NC State (10/20) or Boston College (10/27) … returned to action and led the team with 12 rushes for 66 yards against Georgia Tech (11/3) … started and ran for 100 yards against Clemson (11/10), his first career 100-yard game … started and ran 11 times for 30 yards and caught one pass for five yards against Florida State (11/17) … set a career high with 21 rushes and a then career-high 141 yards rushing against North Carolina (11/24), while also breaking off a 71-yard run that was the longest by a Terrapin all season … scored the first touchdown of his career on a one-yard run in the first quarter.

As a Freshman (2011): Served a redshirt season … earned offensive scout team player of the week leading up to the West Virginia (9/17) and Wake Forest (11/19) games. 

At Charter School of Wilmington: A three-year starter … a second team all-state selection … the 95th-ranked running back in the nation according to Scout.com … 1,172 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns on 181 carries as a senior … also posted 19 catches for 287 yards and four touchdowns in 2010 … after a 2-8 2009 campaign, he helped his team rebound to a 7-3 record his senior season, the best record in program history … carried the ball 179 times for 1,100 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2009 … also considered Boston College, Army, Delaware State, Rutgers, and North Carolina State.

Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pa. … hobbies include writing, drawing and swimming … majoring in American studies.

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts - 21 (at North Carolina, 11/24/12)
Rushing Yards- 149 (vs. Old Dominion, 9/7/13)
Long Rush- 71 yards (at North Carolina, 11/24/12)
Rushing Touchdowns- 2 (vs. Virginia, 10/12/13)
Receiving Yards- 81 (vs. Virginia, 10/12/13)
Long Reception - 77 yards (vs. Virginia, 10/12/13)
All-Purpose Yards - 169 (vs. Virginia, 10/12/13)


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