2014 — Completed his second full season of action, seeing action in all 12 games and notching his first career start, at defensive end, in the Paladins’ season finale versus Chattanooga...start came after Ira McCune was sidelined due to injury...totaled 18 tackles on the campaign...credited with two tackles for-loss, a sack, and two fumble recoveries...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 2013 — Earned playing time in all 14 games as a backup defensive end...totaled seven tackles, including two for-loss and a sack...also notched a forced fumble and recovery...tallied a tackle for-loss and forced fumble in his collegiate debut against Gardner-Webb...credited with two tackles versus Appalachian State (27-10 win)...recorded a sack against Samford (35-17 win)...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 2012 — Member of scout team...named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.
High School: 2012 graduate of Northview (1A) High School...played defensive end and tight end...football coach was Sid Wheatley...totaled 54 tackles, 7.5 sacks, and two blocked punts as a senior in helping Northview to a 7-4 record, district, and regional championships...named first team all-area and all-district and second team all-state...two-time recipient of team’s Challenger Award...also starred in baseball.
Personal: Full name is Brian Jeffery Ross...born January 19, 1994, in Pensacola, Florida...son of DeAnna and the late Steve Ross...has two brothers, Parker and Jesse....earth and environmental science major.