Brandian Ross

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Brandian Ross
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Ross during the 2012 NFL season.
No. 29 Oakland Raiders
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-28) September 28, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Meadowbrook High School
College: Youngstown State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 150
Sacks: 2.0
Interceptions: 2
Passes defensed: 9
Stats at NFL.com

Brandian Ross (born September 28, 1989) is an American football free safety for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2011, and by the Oakland Raiders in 2012.

College career[edit]

Ross played at the collegiate level at Youngstown State University.[1] He played safety his first three seasons before he switched to cornerback. Ross recorded in 45 games played (33 starts), had 223 total tackles (135 solos and 88 assists), had seven interceptions, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Ross signed with the Green Bay Packers in July 2011 as an undrafted rookie and spent that season on practice squad. Ross wound up again on Green Bay's practice squad in 2012 season after the Packers waived him at the end of training camp. When Reggie McKenzie offered him a spot on the Oakland Raiders 53-man roster on September 19, Ross didn't hesitate to sign.[2]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On September 19, 2012, Ross was signed by the Oakland Raiders.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On August 31, 2014, Ross was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins. He was waived on September 23, 2014.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Ross was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Raiders from the Miami Dolphins on September 24, 2014. On December 7 On the first play against the 49ers He intercepted kaepernick for his first interception of his career

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brandian Ross". Green Bay Packers. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Raiders DB Brandian Ross takes advantage of opportunities". cbssports.com. Retrieved 2012-12-27. 

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