If you knew or met Scott Ross, you knew he was intense and tough, a perfect linebacker who was willing to go through a wall for USC. And he backed it up. As a senior in 1990, Ross was USC’s team MVP, most inspirational player and defensive player of the year.
The first time I saw Ross play was at El Toro High School. He was overshadowed by quarterback Bret Johnson (UCLA, Michigan State) and there were other future college players on the team. But it was impossible to take your eyes off Ross, who played with abandon and was equally memorable off
There will be two services for Ross. Information after the jump:
A service will be held this Saturday (Sept. 27) at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Plantersville, Texas. (8227 County Road 205, Plantersville, TX 77363, 936-894-2223).
Also, a Southern California service is scheduled for Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. (1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630, 949-609-8000).