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Ross Ventrone
DB #40
Height:
5-8
Weight:
195
Age:
27
College:
Villanova
Experience:
2
Career Stats
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GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2011 NE 8 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO (8-0/0-0): Ross Ventrone signed a reserve/future contract with the Steelers on January 2, 2013…released by the New England Patriots on August 27, 2012…signed by the Patriots to a future contract on February 7, 2012…added to New England’s practice squad on December 28, 2011…cut by New England on December 26, 2011…signed to the Patriots’ active roster from the practice squad on December 17, 2011…added to the New England practice squad on November 24, 2011…released by the Patriots on November 22, 2011…activated from the New England practice squad on November 21, 2011…signed to the Patriots’ practice squad on November 17, 2011…cut by New England on November 15, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad on November 12, 2011…added to New England’s practice squad on November 9, 2011…released by the Patriots on November 3, 2011…signed by New England on October 19, 2011…cut by New England on October 17, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad October 8, 2011…added the New England practice squad on October 4, 2011…cut by the Patriots on October 1, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad on September 24, 2011…added the Patriots practice squad on September 5, 2011…released by New England on September 3, 2011…signed by the Patriots on August 29, 2011…cut by New England on August 9, 2011…signed by the Patriots on January 17, 2011…added to the New England practice squad on October 19, 2010…released by the Patriots on September 4, 2010…signed by New England on August 23, 2010…cut by New England on August 15, 2010…originally signed with the Patriots as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 29, 2010.

PRO (8-0/0-0): Ross Ventrone signed a reserve/future contract with the Steelers on January 2, 2013…released by the New England Patriots on August 27, 2012…signed by the Patriots to a future contract on February 7, 2012…added to New England’s practice squad on December 28, 2011…cut by New England on December 26, 2011…signed to the Patriots’ active roster from the practice squad on December 17, 2011…added to the New England practice squad on November 24, 2011…released by the Patriots on November 22, 2011…activated from the New England practice squad on November 21, 2011…signed to the Patriots’ practice squad on November 17, 2011…cut by New England on November 15, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad on November 12, 2011…added to New England’s practice squad on November 9, 2011…released by the Patriots on November 3, 2011…signed by New England on October 19, 2011…cut by New England on October 17, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad October 8, 2011…added the New England practice squad on October 4, 2011…cut by the Patriots on October 1, 2011…activated from the Patriots’ practice squad on September 24, 2011…added the Patriots practice squad on September 5, 2011…released by New England on September 3, 2011…signed by the Patriots on August 29, 2011…cut by New England on August 9, 2011…signed by the Patriots on January 17, 2011…added to the New England practice squad on October 19, 2010…released by the Patriots on September 4, 2010…signed by New England on August 23, 2010…cut by New England on August 15, 2010…originally signed with the Patriots as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 29, 2010.

2012 (0-0): Not on an NFL Roster.

2011 (8-0): Spent time on the New England practice squad and active roster...recorded one tackle and one special teams tackle in eight games…9/25 at Buffalo: Made his NFL debut in loss to the Bills…10/9 vs. N.Y. Jets: Recorded his first career special teams tackle in the Patriots win over the Jets…12/24 vs. Miami: Registered his first career tackle in win over the Dolphins.

2010 (0-0): Signed with New England as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Villanova University…spent the final 11 weeks of the regular season on the practice squad.

COLLEGE: Enjoyed a successful career as a three-year starter at Villanova…transferred there from the University of Pittsburgh prior to the start of the 2007 season…finished his career with 198 tackles, 11 passes defensed and seven interceptions...also had three sacks and nine TFL’s…2009: Played in all 15 games for the FCS National Champion Wildcats…recorded 73 tackles and a pair of interceptions on the year…also registered the first three sacks of his career…returned a fumble 59 yards for a score in the season-opening win at Temple…that return was his first career fumble recovery and first career touchdown…2008: Played in all 13 games…registered 61 tackles and a team-high four interceptions on the season…had his first multi-interception game of his career in a win at Delaware on 11/22…2007: Appeared in all 11 games for the Wildcats…finished the season with 64 tackles, third-best on the team…also had five passes defensed and an interception…2006 (Pitt): Walk-on for the Panthers…did not see action…2005 (Pitt): Redshirted.

PERSONAL: Graduate of Chartiers Valley High School (Bridgeville, Pa.)…did not play football until his senior year of high school…also lettered in wrestling and golf…brother, Ray, is a safety for the San Francisco 49ers and sister, Dana, ran track at the University of Buffalo...son of Ray and Denise Ventrone…Full name: Ross Anthony Ventrone.

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