Taylor Ross
    Taylor  Ross

    RS Junior

    Newport Beach, CA

    High School:
    Sage Hill

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 190





    2013 USC Spring Football Outlook

    Spring ball begins March 5.


    USC Football Spring Practice Starts Tuesday

    Trojans looking to take care of "unfinished business."

    2014: Ross will serve as a reserve walk-on junior tailback in 2014. He missed 2014 spring practice while recovering from a 2013 knee injury.

    2013:Ross did not see any action as a reserve walk-on sophomore tailback in 2012. He suffered a knee ligament injury prior to the Utah game that required surgery and was sidelined for the season. He won USC's Joe Collins Walk-on Award. He missed 2013 spring practice while recuperating from surgery on a fractured foot.

    2012:He was a reserve walk-on tailback as a redshirt freshman in 2012.

    2011:He was a reserve walk-on first-year freshman tailback in 2011, but did not see any action.

    High School:His 2010 honors included Max Preps All-State Division IV first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools second team, All-CIF East Valley Division, All-Orange Coast Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team Offensive Player of the Year and All-Academy League Offensive MVP and Kicker of the Year as a senior running back, defensive back and kicker at Sage Hill High in Newport Coast (Calif.). He ran for 1,869 yards on 203 carries (9.2 avg.), had 90 tackles, made 5-of-6 field goals (including a 45-yarder) and scored 216 points in 2010.

    As a junior in 2009, he made All-Orange Coast Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team and All-Academy League first team and Kicker of the Year.

    He was an All-Academy League second team pick as a 2008 sophomore. He lettered 4 years in football, soccer (twice earning All-Academy League first team honors, scoring 53 goals in his career) and lacrosse at Sage Hill and was named the 2010-11 Academy League Athlete of the Year.

    PERSONAL: He is a business administration major at USC.