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Jackson Ross Named to Team of the Week

Jackson Ross
Jackson Ross Team of the Week

CHICAGO – For the second time this season, University of Chicago football player Jackson Ross was selected to the Team of the Week on Tuesday.

Ross anchored the defensive line with career highs of 17 tackles and three sacks in a 35-6 win over Ripon College on Homecoming. He currently ranks fourth in the Midwest Conference in tackles with 87. Ross' season totals include 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and two blocked kicks. He was previously named to the Team of the Week on Sept. 25.

The Red Hawks came into the game ranked third in the nation in rushing yards per game (330.9 YPG) and tops in the conference in scoring (43.3 PPG). They were limited to 235 rushing yards and six points.