Former Cocoa Tiger Running Back O.J. Ross Signs with University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Out of Transfer Portal

ross recently played in 12 games at Tennessee tech

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – The former Space Coast Daily-Friday Night Locker Room Co-Offensive-MVP running back O.J. Ross signed with the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff out of the NCAA transfer portal on Tuesday.

The former 3-star prospect out of Cocoa transferred out of Tennessee Tech after a two-year stint where he accumulated 334 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns in 12 games played.

The University of Arkansas is a historically black university located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Founded in 1873, it is the oldest HBCU and the second-oldest public institution in the state of Arkansas.

In his senior season at Cocoa High School, Ross finished with 253 carries, 1,883 yards, and a Tigers school record of 37 touchdowns.

To conclude his prep career, Ross finished with 60 total rushing touchdowns and 3,588 total yards.