OU Running Back, Former Jenks Star Alex Ross Named To Preseason All-America First Team By CBS Sports

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 5:52 pm
By: News On 6

OU running back Alex Ross has been named to the Preseason All-America First Team (Special Teams) by CBS Sports. 

The 6-1, 220 lb junior earned All-Big 12 First team honors as a kick returner during the 2014 season by 247Sports, Athlon Sports, ESPN and FoxSportsSouthwest.com and All-Big 12 Second Team honors by Phil Steele.

The former Jenks Trojan played in all of Oklahoma’s 13 games, with starts against Louisiana Tech, West Virginia and TCU.

In the Russell Athletic Bowl, Ross scored a rushing touchdown and gained 31 yards on two carries and returned one kick for 14 yards (against Clemson).

Against Oklahoma State, he tied his career-high with 13 rushes, gaining 42 yards, and returned a career-high four kicks for 110 yards. 

OU running back Samaje Perine also made the list at running back on Second Team.