Issac Gross
Issac Gross

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Batesville, Miss.

High School:
South Panola

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 250

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L


09/27/2014

Defense Shines as Ole Miss Tops Memphis

Rebel Defense Allows Just 104 Total Yards in 24-3 Victory

09/01/2014

Ole Miss Press Conference: 09.01

Rebels Open SEC Play against Vanderbilt at LP Field

07/30/2014

Rebels Reel in Preseason Honors

Ole Miss Players Well Represented on Preseason Awards Lists

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

12/30/2013

Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech Postgame Notes

Rated the No. 8 DT in the SEC by ESPN.com.

2013: Played in every game with four starts at nose tackle ... Led the team with 3.5 sacks, second with 9.0 TFLs ... Tallied 34 total tackles (19 solo) with two fumble recoveries, a PBU and four QB hurries ... Ranked 18th in SEC in TFLs and tied for fourth in fumble recoveries ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Posted two tackles with a career-high 1.5 sacks, and also broke up a pass ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made two tackles, including half a TFL ... at Texas (9/14/13): Recorded a tackle and a QB hurry ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made three tackles (one solo) in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Assisted on a tackle and recovered a fumble in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Posted three solo stops, including a TFL, in start ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Posted three tackles (two solo) and a big sack for -16 yards ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Posted a solo stop and a QB hurry ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Had a TFL and recovered a fumble ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Made five tackles (one solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Posted four tackles (three solo) with a TFL, sack and two QB hurries ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Led the Rebels with career highs in tackles (8) and TFLs (3.0) in start and was named to the CBSSports.com National All-Bowl Team ... Named preseason All-SEC fourth team by Athlon.

2012: Freshman All-America first team (College Football News) ... SEC All-Freshman team (SEC Coaches, ESPN.com) ... Played at nose tackle in every game, making seven starts ... Third on team with 10.0 TFLs, tied for fifth with 2.5 sacks, eighth with 40 total tackles ... Helped Ole Miss lead all SEC teams and rank fourth in the nation in TFLs (7.9/game) and rank second in the SEC and 11th nationally in sacks (2.9/game) ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Earned the start at NT and tallied two tackles ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Made three tackles (one solo) with half a sack, in start ... at Tulane (9/22): Made two solo tackles, including one for a loss, in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Made six stops (two solo), including a TFL, in start ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Made four tackles (three solo), including a sack, and recorded a QB hurry, in start ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Assisted on a TFL in start ... at Arkansas (10/27): Posted four stops, including half a TFL, in start ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Posted seven tackles (two solo) including a sack for 7.0 yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Posted five tackles (one solo) with 2.0 TFLs totaling one yard and a QB hurry ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted three tackles (one solo) including 0.5 TFL for one yard ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Recorded a tackle for loss ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Made two solo stops, including a TFL, and broke up a pass ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour All-America selection ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger's Dandy Dozen squad and rated the No. 5 player on the paper's Top Ten Most Wanted List ... Selected as a member of the Mississippi Press Fantastic 15 team ... Earned first team All-State honors as a senior and second team All-State honors as junior from The Clarion-Ledger ... Named first team Class 6A All-State and Defensive Player of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a senior ... Recorded 80 tackles and 13.5 sacks as a sophomore and 75 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior ... Helped South Panola win the Class 6A state title and finish as the top ranked team in the country as a junior ... Played in the Under Armour All-America game and the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game ... Ranked the No. 25 DT in the country by Scout.com and Rivals.com and the No. 5 player in the state of Mississippi by Rivals.com ... A member of the ESPNU150 and ranked as the No. 35 overall recruit in the nation, No. 3 defensive tackle, and No. 1 player in Mississippi by ESPN.com ... Coached in high school by Lance Pogue.

PERSONAL: Son of George and Patricia Gross ... Full name is George Issac Gross ... Born: July 11, 1993 ... Majoring in general studies.

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