Freshman update: RB Alex Ross 

December, 20, 2012
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Oklahoma doesn’t need Alex Ross to make an impact next season. But don’t be surprised if the redshirting running back sees playing time in 2013. Why? Because Ross brings a unique combination of size, at 6-foot-1, and terrific speed at 204 pounds.

Asked about Ross's most impressive trait, fellow running back Brennan Clay didn’t have to think twice.

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Courtesy of Ervin PhotographyFreshman tailback Alex Ross has impressed teammates with his speed.
“His speed, of course,” Clay said. “He’s putting on weight and he’s done a great job with the scout team, giving the defense a great look. He’s young and he’s learning. I’m excited to see him get on the field."
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