Defensive Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Newark, Del.
High School: Charter School of Wilmington
Experience: High School


As a Senior (2016): Appeared in 12 games, making four starts at safety ... Totaled a career-high 34 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss  ... Posted five tackles vs. Boston College (12/26) ... Notched six tackles, including a TFL, vs. Rutgers (11/26) ... Had career-high and game-high 13 tackles at #19 Nebraska (11/19) ... Made first start of career at #2 Michigan (11/5) ... Totaled three tackles in extended role at safety at Indiana (10/29).

As a Junior (2015): Appeared in all 12 games, making 10 tackles ... had a tackle vs. Bowling Green (9/12) ... posted a tackle vs. USF (9/19) ... notched two tackles at West Virginia (9/26) ... had two tackles vs. #22 Michigan (10/3) ... totaled two tackles at #1 Ohio State (10/10) ... had a tackle at #10 Iowa (10/31) and Indiana (11/21).

As a Sophomore (2014): Appeared in 12 games on special teams and at cornerback ... totaled 10 tackles (nine solo) and three pass breakups ... had a season-high three tackles at Indiana (9/27) … had two stops against Ohio State (10/4) … finished with two tackles against Rutgers (11/29).

As a Freshman (2013): Played in 12 games primarily on special teams ... totaled two solo tackles against Old Dominion (9/7) ... recorded two solo stops at UConn (9/14).

At The Charter School of Wilmington: Rated a three-star recruit and No. 2 player in Delaware by Rivals and … touted a three-star recruit by and … three-time first team all-conference selection at defensive back and a two-time all-state selection … named the Force’s offensive and defensive MVP as a senior … earned second team all-conference honors at wide receiver as a junior … decorated track and field star winning the conference title in the 100-meter dash and finishing second in the county in 2012 … as a junior placed second in the state in the 200-meter dash and fourth in the 100-meter dash … also considered Boston College, Penn State and West Virginia … coached by Tyran Rice.

Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pa. … parents are Jerry and Sheila Ross … brother of Terrapin running back Brandon Ross … also has a younger brother, Cameron … selected academic all-conference all four years at The Charter School of Wilmington and earned academic all-state honors in 2012 … received the National Language Arts Award from the United States Achievement Academy … received the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award in 2011 … spends time volunteering at Ronald McDonald House, Food Bank of Delaware, Salvation Army and Jack & Jill of America … majoring in criminal justice.

Career Highs
Tackles - 13 (at #19 Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Solo Tackles - 7 (at #19 Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Tackles for Loss - 1.0 (2x, last vs. Boston College, 12/26/16)

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