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Issac Gross

Issac  Gross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Batesville, Miss.

High School:
South Panola

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 263

Position:
DT

Experience:
4L

11/21/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Freeze Recaps Vanderbilt Game, Previews Saturday’s Egg Bowl

11/14/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Freeze Recaps Win at No. 8 Texas A&M, Previews Saturday's Game at Vanderbilt

09/24/2016

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

08/29/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Ole Miss Head Football Coach Discusses Next Monday's Matchup with No. 4 Florida State

04/09/2016

Ole Miss Concludes the Spring with Final Practice

Rebels Head into the Summer After Beneficial Spring

CAREER: Tied for 10th in school history and among the active SEC leaders with 27.5 career tackles for loss ... Enters fall as a co-starter at nose tackle ... Looking to return to full health and be a leader for the Landshark defense on and off the field ... Saw limited, non-contact work in the spring while recovering from neck surgery. 

2015: Played in the season opener but missed the rest of the season after undergoing neck surgery following the first game ... Earned his fourth letter and received a medical redshirt to make him eligible for 2016 ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Made three tackles, including half a TFL ... Preseason All-SEC fourth team (Athlon).

Spring 2015: Had three tackles and a game-high two sacks in the Grove Bowl.

2014: Played in 12 games with six starts at nose tackle ... Tied for third on team with 8.0 TFLs, while also posting 37 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble ... Helped Ole Miss lead the nation in scoring defense (16.0 ppg) and lead the SEC in tackles for loss (7.6/game) ... Earned third letter ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Made his season debut ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Recorded two tackles ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Recovered a fumble that led to a big fourth quarter for the Rebels ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Made six tackles (three solo) with a TFL ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Tallied three tackles ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Made three tackles with a couple of highlight-reel TFLs ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Recorded six tackles (three solo) in start ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Registered three tackles, a TFL and a QB hurry in start ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Posted three solo tackles, 2.0 TFLs and a QB hurry in start ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Assisted on a tackle in start ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Posted four tackles (one solo) in start ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): Led the Rebels with six tackles, including 2.0 TFLs and a sack, in start ... Missed time during fall camp and missed the opener vs. Boise State with a neck strain ... 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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