Tavon Ross6

Class
SO
Hometown
Cochran,Ga.
High School
Bleckley County
Height / Weight
6-0/200
Position
Safety

Bio

2015 OUTLOOK
Sat out the spring with an injury but figures to be in the mix in the Tiger secondary moving into fall camp … His athleticism and physicality will help him as he battles for a starting position … Listed at No. 3 at the free safety spot heading into fall camp.

2014 SEASON
Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Possesses elite athleticism that Mizzou’s coaching staff believes will allow him to be a hammer in the defensive secondary … excelled going both ways on the field for Bleckley County High School and head coach Tracy White, playing both quarterback and safety … did his part to shut down opposing offenses with 87 tackles and six interceptions as a senior in 2013, returning four for touchdowns … racked up 734 passing yards and eight touchdown passes with 652 rushing yards and 10 scores on the ground on the offensive side of the ball … powered the Royals to a school-record nine wins in 2013 … totaled 20 touchdowns through the air and on the ground as a junior in 2012, helping Bleckley County to an 8-3 record.

PERSONAL
Chose Mizzou over Alabama, Georgia and Miami (Fla.), among others.