Brandian Ross

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Brandian Ross
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Ross in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 29     Oakland Raiders
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-28) September 28, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Meadowbrook High School
College: Youngstown State
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 95
Sacks 2.0
Interceptions 0
Passes defensed 3
Stats at NFL.com

Brandian Ross (born September 28, 1989) is a strong safety with the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.[1] He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

College career[edit]

Ross played at the collegiate level at Youngstown State University.[2] 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 of the Raiders 53-man roster on Sept. 19, Ross didn't hesitate to sign.[3]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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