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|Date of birth:January 16, 1962|
|Place of birth: Camden, New Jersey|
|NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 7 / Pick: 173|
|Debuted in 1984 for the Kansas City Chiefs|
|Last played in 1997 for the Kansas City Chiefs|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2× Pro Bowl (1989, 1990)
|Stats at NFL.com|
The Chiefs' seventh pick in the 1984 NFL Draft, he became a starter his rookie season and perfected a classic bump-and-run coverage that made him hard to beat in the secondary. For his career in Kansas City, he picked off 30 passes and scored 5 touchdowns. Ross played in a total of 156 games for the Chiefs. He went to Atlanta as a free agent before the 1994 season and later returned to play in five games in 1997.
He was the assistant secondary and quality control coach with the San Diego Chargers from 2007 to 2009. After the Chargers' disappointing 2009 playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Chargers administration announced that they would not renew his contract for the following season. He was hired by the Raiders on March 5, 2010, as a defensive backs coach. He was not retained following the 2011 season.
- Kevin Ross, database Football. Accessed November 26, 2007.
- San Diego Chargers' Norv Turner Fires Four Assistant Coaches ESPN.com, January 13, 2009
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