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Ross Cockrell
CB #31
Height:
6-0
Weight:
191
Age:
25
College:
Duke
Hometown:
Farmington Hills, MI
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
62
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 107 82 25 0.0 0 25 2 62 -- 37 0 1 2
2016 PIT 16 16 62 47 15 0.0 -- 14 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2015 PIT 15 7 44 34 10 0.0 -- 11 2 62 31 37 0 1 1
2014 BUF 7 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @WAS W 38-16 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 CIN W 24-16 3 2 1 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 3-34 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 KC W 43-14 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
5 NYJ W 31-13 4 4 0 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @MIA L 15-30 5 5 0 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 NE L 16-27 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @BAL L 14-21 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 DAL L 30-35 5 4 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CLE W 24-9 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @IND W 28-7 2 2 0 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 NYG W 24-14 5 3 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @BUF W 27-20 4 2 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @CIN W 24-20 3 1 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 BAL W 31-27 7 4 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 CLE W 27-24 4 3 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO (38-23/5-3): Signed a one-year contract extension with the Steelers on January 22, 2016…signed with the Steelers on September 5, 2015…released by the Buffalo Bills on August 31, 2015…originally drafted by the Bills in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (16-16/3-3):

  • 9/18 at Cincinnati: Helped limited WR A.J. Green to just two receptions for 38 yards.
  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Recovered a fumble that was forced by DE Stephon Tuitt in the first quarter…marked his second career fumble recovery.
  • 10/9 vs. N.Y. Jets: Totaled a single-game career high three pass breakups.
  • 10/16 at Miami: Led the team with two pass deflections…added a season-high five tackles.

PRO (38-23/5-3): Signed a one-year contract extension with the Steelers on January 22, 2016…signed with the Steelers on September 5, 2015…released by the Buffalo Bills on August 31, 2015…originally drafted by the Bills in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (16-16/3-3):

  • 9/18 at Cincinnati: Helped limited WR A.J. Green to just two receptions for 38 yards.
  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Recovered a fumble that was forced by DE Stephon Tuitt in the first quarter…marked his second career fumble recovery.
  • 10/9 vs. N.Y. Jets: Totaled a single-game career high three pass breakups.
  • 10/16 at Miami: Led the team with two pass deflections…added a season-high five tackles.

2015 (15-7/2-0) (PIT): During the regular season, set single-season career highs in games played (15), games started (7), tackles (44), interceptions (2), interception return yards (62) and pass breakups (11)…added his first career forced fumble and fumble recovery on defense during the regular season…saw action in both postseason contests, recording one fumble recovery…recorded his first career special teams tackle (11/15 vs. Cleveland)…inactive 9/10 at New England.

  • 9/20 vs. San Francisco: Made his Steelers debut seeing action on defense and on special teams.
  • 10/1 vs. Baltimore: Recorded his first career interception and first career fumble recovery…picked off QB Joe Flacco in the second quarter, and recovered a Flacco fumble forced by DE Cameron Heyward in the third quarter.
  • 10/12 at San Diego: Made his first career start…tied for the lead among defensive backs with seven tackles.
  • 11/1 vs. Oakland: Picked off QB Derek Carr in the fourth quarter, his second career interception.
  • 11/29 at Seattle: Forced the first fumble of his career.
  • AFC Wild Card Game 1/9 at Cincinnati: Recovered a fumble that was forced by LB Ryan Shazier late in the fourth quarter…marked his first career postseason fumble recovery.

2014 (7-0) (BUF): Saw action in seven games during his rookie season, recording one tackle on defense.

COLLEGE: Attended Duke from 2009-13 starting all 49 games played…totaled 233 tackles, 7.0 TFLs, 2.0 sacks, 12 interceptions and 42 pass breakups...was a three-time Academic All-ACC selection (2011-13) and was an Academic All-ACC honoree in 2010…named first-team All-ACC twice (2012-13)…named honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated in 2012…also in 2012, recorded a school-record 75-yard blocked field goal return for a touchdown…graduated in May of 2013 with a degree in political science while also earning a certificate in markets and management studies…did graduate work in political science.

PERSONAL: Attended Charlotte Latin High School (Charlotte, N.C.)…was a two-time all-conference and all-state selection…also lettered in basketball and track and field…was a top competitor in the 100 and 400 meters…son of Serena and Keith Cockrell…father played football at Columbia University.