Micah Ross

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Micah Ross
No. 86, 80, 11
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1976-01-13) January 13, 1976 (age 43)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:219 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (FL) Andrew Jackson
College:Jacksonville University
Undrafted:2001
Career history
Roster status:Retired
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Micah Ross (born January 13, 1976) is a former wide receiver in the National Football League.[1] In 2001, he signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football for Jacksonville University.

College career[edit]

He attended Jacksonville University. While at JU, he played basketball from 1995 to 1998. When his years of basketball eligibility had ended, he walked on to JU's football team, only playing one year.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Barracudas[edit]

In 1998, after his college basketball days had ended, he played one season with the Jacksonville Barracudas of the United States Basketball League, while playing for JU's football team and teaching.

Jacksonville Tomcats[edit]

Ross played wide receiver and linebacker for the Jacksonville Tomcats of the AF2 in 2000.[2]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

After giving an impressive workout, he was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad on October 31, 2001. He was signed to the 53-man roster on December 6, that same year.

He was waived by the Jaguars on October 3, 2003.

While playing in Jacksonville, he played mostly as a gunner and kick returner.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On November 5, 2003, he signed as an unrestricted free agent with the San Diego Chargers.

He was released on October 26, 2004.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On October 28, 2004, he was signed by the Carolina Panthers.

He was released on September 1, 2005, after being placed on injured reserve on August 30.

Personal life[edit]

He attended Andrew Jackson High School from 1990 to 1993. After graduating from JU, he was a teacher for one year, while playing for the JU Dolphins football team. He is currently a teacher at Atlantic Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Micah Ross". NFL.com. Retrieved December 29, 2010.
  2. ^ Hubbuch, Bart. "Former Tomcat Ross signs with Jaguars". Jacksonville.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.