Veteran Defensive Back Marvin Ross Re-signs with Sharks

10/12/2018 1:38 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – Defensive Back Marvin Ross (5’11”,180) signed with the Jacksonville Sharks for his seventh year of arena football, and his third season with the Sharks.

In 2018, Ross accumulated 49 total tackles (42 solo) (14 assists), nine interceptions returned for five yards, and 21 pass breakups for Jacksonville. In 2017, Ross played six regular seasons games with the Sharks before heading north to the Canadian Football League (CFL) where he played for the Calgary Stampeders. In his six games in Jacksonville, Ross made 22 tackles, eight interceptions, and two pass breakups despite playing in only six games. On special teams that year, Ross also returned six kicks for 140 yards and one touchdown. In both of his seasons with the Jacksonville Sharks Ross was named First Team All-NAL. Prior to his time with the Sharks, he played with the Cleveland Gladiators and earned AFL’s Rookie of the Year. Ross also spent the first three years of his arena football career with the Columbus Lions (2013-2015) before they joined the NAL.

Ross attended Florida A&M University and had a total of 113 tackles, 14 pass breakups, four interceptions, and two forced fumbles.

Ross is a native of Jacksonville, FL and played high school football at Trinity Christian Academy, where he played football, basketball, and ran track. He earned Second Team All-Conference Honors in football.

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