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Ross Weaver
Ross Weaver

Hometown:
Southfield, Mich.

High School:
Southfield

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 203

Position:
CB

Experience:
4L


2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics


2009 SEASON (SENIOR): Appeared in all 13 games with one start at field corner . . . named one of four team captains in a vote by his teammates and coaches . . . played in 41 career games, including 17 starts . . . career totals include 86 tackles and 12 pass break-ups . . . recorded 31 tackles in 2009 . . . recipient of the MSU Football Players Association Community Service and Outreach Award . . . playing in his final career game as a Spartan in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech, recorded a career-high nine tackles, forced a fumble and had an interception . . . had four tackles against Penn State . . . tallied three tackles at Purdue . . . recorded four tackles and a pass break-up vs. Western Michigan . . . season-high two pass break-ups and a tackle vs. Iowa . . . collected three tackles against Northwestern.

2008 SEASON (JUNIOR): Started 11 games at cornerback in 2008 . . . tied for the team lead with seven pass break-ups . . . recorded a career-high 28 tackles, including 2.5 for losses (18 yards) . . . produced four tackles vs. Purdue, including his first career sack (14 yards) on a fourth-down play . . . also credited with two pass break-ups against the Boilermakers . . . posted four tackles and a pass break-up at Michigan . . . tallied three tackles vs. Ohio State . . . recorded his first career interception in the second quarter at Indiana and returned it 35 yards to set up a Spartan touchdown . . . had four tackles, a press break-up and forced fumble vs. Notre Dame . . . registered four tackles and a career-high two pass break-ups vs. Florida Atlantic . . . also selected Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. FAU.

2007 SEASON (RED-SHIRT SOPHOMORE): Appeared in eight games in 2007, including five starts at field corner . . . sidelined for five games with a foot injury (DNP vs. Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Northwestern and Indiana) . . . credited with 19 tackles, including 13 solos and six assists . . . recorded three solo stops, including one for a 1-yard loss, and a pass break-up vs. No. 14 Boston College in the Champs Sports Bowl . . . returned to the starting lineup in Week 11 at Purdue and posted three solo hits . . . accounted for a career-best five tackles vs. Bowling Green, including four solos . . . made two solo tackles in this first collegiate start vs. UAB.

2006 SEASON: Granted a medical redshirt after suffering a broken ankle in preseason camp, causing him to miss the entire season.

2005 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Saw action in nine of 11 games in 2005 (DNP vs. Hawaii and Michigan) . . . recorded eight solo tackles on the season, including three vs. Minnesota . . . made two tackles vs. Illinois . . . compiled 38 production points on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top 50 safeties by Rivals.com (No. 48) . . . named to Prep Football Report's All-Midwest Team . . . listed among the Midwest's top 75 prospects by Prep Football Report (No. 63) . . . ranked among the state's top 15 seniors by The Detroit News (No. 11), Detroit Free Press (No. 13), Lansing State Journal (No. 13) and Rivals.com (No. 13) . . . three-year starter for Coach David Reese at Southfield (Mich.) High School . . . earned all-state honors in 2004 . . . named to The Detroit News Dream Team and All-Metro Team . . . selected to The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press All-North Teams . . . recorded 62 tackles (46 solos, 16 assists), two interceptions and eight pass break-ups from his free safety position as a senior . . . also had four catches for 108 yards (27.0 avg.) and a touchdown in 2004 . . . produced 65 tackles and two interceptions as a junior . . . also competed in track, boasting a prep personal best of 10.68 in the 100 . . . son of Ross Weaver Sr. and Tonya Weaver . . . born Jan. 9, 1987 . . . . volunteered for the May 2009 Sparrow Children's Miracle Network Telethon . . . majoring in mechanical engineering.

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