2017: Ross will compete for playing time at safety as a sophomore in 2017.
2016: Ross was a backup safety and played on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2016. Overall in 2016 while appearing in 11 games (all but Colorado and UCLA), he had 2 tackles and a deflection. He had a tackle at Stanford and a tackle and deflection at Arizona. He was limited in 2016 spring practice while recovering from 2015 post-season shoulder surgery.
2015: Ross redshirted as a first-year freshman safety in 2015. A right shoulder injury sidelined him for the Arkansas State opener and limited him for part of the season. He had shoulder surgery after the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2014 Prep Star All-West Region, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Max Preps All-State Division II first team, USA Today All-California, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, All-CIF Inland Division, Los Angeles Times All-Area first team, Riverside Press Enterprise All-Area and All-Inland Valley League first team as a senior cornerback and wide receiver at Riverside (Calif.) Poly High. He had 50 receptions for 988 yards (19.8 avg) with 15 TDs on offense and 19 tackles, 3 interceptions (with 1 TD) and 2 deflections on defense in 2014, as well as 12 punt returns for 219 yards (18.3 avg) and 6 kickoff returns for 277 yards (46.2 avg) with 2 TDs.
As a junior, he made All-CIF Central Division as he had 45 catches for 935 yards (20.8 avg) with 12 TDs and 10 carries for 112 yards (11.2 avg) with 3 TDs on offense and 13 tackles, 2 interceptions and 6 deflections on defense, plus 9 kickoff returns for 319 yards (35.4 avg).
He had 25 tackles, 2 interceptions and 3 deflections as a 2012 sophomore.
He also played basketball at Riverside Poly.
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