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Ross Cockrell
CB #47
Height:
6-0
Weight:
190
Age:
26
College:
Duke
Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
50
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 157 119 38 0.0 0 36 5 63 -- 37 0 1 2
2017 NYG 16 9 50 37 13 0.0 -- 11 3 1 0.3 1 0 0 --
2016 PIT 16 16 62 47 15 0.0 -- 14 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2015 PIT 15 7 44 34 10 0.0 -- 11 2 62 31 37 0 1 1
2014 BUF 7 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DAL L 3-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DET L 10-24 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 24-27 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @TB L 23-25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 LAC L 22-27 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @DEN W 23-10 4 3 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 SEA L 7-24 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 LA L 17-51 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @SF L 21-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 KC W 12-9 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @WAS L 10-20 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @OAK L 17-24 6 2 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL L 10-30 4 3 1 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 PHI L 29-34 4 4 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @ARI L 0-23 2 1 1 0.0 -- 2 2 1 0.5 1 0 0 --
17 WAS W 18-10 2 2 0 0.0 -- 4 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --

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Bio

PRO CAREER
-Played in 53 games with 31 starts over four seasons with the New York Giants, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.
-Totaled 116 tackles, five interceptions, 32 pass deflections and two fumble recoveries in his career.
-In 2017, played in 16 games with nine starts…Made a career-best three interceptions…Tallied 49 tackles, with three games of six total tackles.
-Started all 16 games for Pittsburgh in 2016…Recorded career-best 62 total tackles with career-high 14 pass deflections, the most on the team.
-Played in 15 games with seven starts during the regular season for Pittsburgh in 2015…Totaled two interceptions...Added his first career forced fumble and fumble recovery on defense during the regular season...saw action in both postseason contests, recording one fumble recovery.
-Saw action in seven games during his rookie season at Buffalo, recording one tackle on defense.

TRANSACTIONS
Drafted in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2014 Draft by Buffalo (8/31/14)…Released by Buffalo (8/31/15)…Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (9/5/15)…Signed contract extension with Pittsburgh (1/22/16)…Signed restricted free agent tender with Pittsburgh (4/17/17)…Traded to the New York Giants in exchange for a 2018 seventh-round draft pick (9/3/17)…Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/23/18).

GP/GS
Career (53/31) [5/3]: 2017 (16/9) [0/0]; 2016 (16/16) [3/3]; 2015 (15/7) [2/0]; 2014 (7/0) [0/0].

2017
Played in 16 games with nine starts…Made a career-best three interceptions…Tallied 49 tackles, with three games of six total tackles…Vs. Los Angeles Rams (11/5): Started at cornerback and tied a season high with six total tackles, including one for loss…At Arizona (12/24): Recorded career-best two interceptions while also making two tackles…Vs. Washington (12/31): Set new career high with four pass breakups to go along with an interception.

2016
Started all 16 games for Pittsburgh in 2016…Recorded career-best 62 total tackles with career-high 14 pass deflections, the most on the team…At Cincinnati (9/18): Helped limit WR A.J. Green to just two receptions for 38 yards…Vs. Kansas City (10/2): Recovered a fumble that was forced by DE Stephon Tuitt in the first quarter...marked his second career fumble recovery…Vs. New York Jets (10/9): Totaled three pass breakups…At Miami (10/16): Led the team with two pass deflections...added a season-high five tackles.

2015
Played in 15 games with seven starts in his first season with Pittsburgh…Totaled 43 tackles, 11 passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Vs. Baltimore (10/1): Recorded his first career interception and first career fumble recovery…At San Diego (10/12): Made his first career start...tied for the lead among defensive backs with seven tackles, a career high…Vs. Oakland (11/1): Picked off QB Derek Carr in the fourth quarter, his second career interception…AFC Wild Card Game at Cincinnati (1/9): Recovered a fumble that was forced by LB Ryan Shazier late in the fourth quarter.

2014
Played in seven games for Buffalo during rookie campaign with one defensive tackle…Saw significant time on special teams.

COLLEGE
Attended Duke from 2009-13 starting all 49 games played...totaled 233 tackles, 7.0 TFLs, 2.0 sacks, 12 interceptions and 42 pass breakups...was a three-time Academic All-ACC selection (2011-13) and was an Academic All-ACC honoree in 2010...named first-team All-ACC twice (2012-13)...named honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated in 2012...also in 2012, recorded a school-record 75-yard blocked field goal return for a touchdown...graduated in May of 2013 with a degree in political science while also earning a certificate in markets and management studies...did graduate work in political science.

PERSONAL
Attended Charlotte Latin High School (Charlotte, N.C.)...was a two-time all-conference and all-state selection...also lettered in basketball and track and field...was a top competitor in the 100 and 400 meters...son of Serena and Keith Cockrell...father played football at Columbia University, while sisters play volleyball at Davidson College and run track at Southern California.

PRO CAREER
-Played in 53 games with 31 starts over four seasons with the New York Giants, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.
-Totaled 116 tackles, five interceptions, 32 pass deflections and two fumble recoveries in his career.
-In 2017, played in 16 games with nine starts…Made a career-best three interceptions…Tallied 49 tackles, with three games of six total tackles.
-Started all 16 games for Pittsburgh in 2016…Recorded career-best 62 total tackles with career-high 14 pass deflections, the most on the team.
-Played in 15 games with seven starts during the regular season for Pittsburgh in 2015…Totaled two interceptions...Added his first career forced fumble and fumble recovery on defense during the regular season...saw action in both postseason contests, recording one fumble recovery.
-Saw action in seven games during his rookie season at Buffalo, recording one tackle on defense.

TRANSACTIONS
Drafted in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2014 Draft by Buffalo (8/31/14)…Released by Buffalo (8/31/15)…Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (9/5/15)…Signed contract extension with Pittsburgh (1/22/16)…Signed restricted free agent tender with Pittsburgh (4/17/17)…Traded to the New York Giants in exchange for a 2018 seventh-round draft pick (9/3/17)…Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/23/18).

GP/GS
Career (53/31) [5/3]: 2017 (16/9) [0/0]; 2016 (16/16) [3/3]; 2015 (15/7) [2/0]; 2014 (7/0) [0/0].

2017
Played in 16 games with nine starts…Made a career-best three interceptions…Tallied 49 tackles, with three games of six total tackles…Vs. Los Angeles Rams (11/5): Started at cornerback and tied a season high with six total tackles, including one for loss…At Arizona (12/24): Recorded career-best two interceptions while also making two tackles…Vs. Washington (12/31): Set new career high with four pass breakups to go along with an interception.

2016
Started all 16 games for Pittsburgh in 2016…Recorded career-best 62 total tackles with career-high 14 pass deflections, the most on the team…At Cincinnati (9/18): Helped limit WR A.J. Green to just two receptions for 38 yards…Vs. Kansas City (10/2): Recovered a fumble that was forced by DE Stephon Tuitt in the first quarter...marked his second career fumble recovery…Vs. New York Jets (10/9): Totaled three pass breakups…At Miami (10/16): Led the team with two pass deflections...added a season-high five tackles.

2015
Played in 15 games with seven starts in his first season with Pittsburgh…Totaled 43 tackles, 11 passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Vs. Baltimore (10/1): Recorded his first career interception and first career fumble recovery…At San Diego (10/12): Made his first career start...tied for the lead among defensive backs with seven tackles, a career high…Vs. Oakland (11/1): Picked off QB Derek Carr in the fourth quarter, his second career interception…AFC Wild Card Game at Cincinnati (1/9): Recovered a fumble that was forced by LB Ryan Shazier late in the fourth quarter.

2014
Played in seven games for Buffalo during rookie campaign with one defensive tackle…Saw significant time on special teams.

COLLEGE
Attended Duke from 2009-13 starting all 49 games played...totaled 233 tackles, 7.0 TFLs, 2.0 sacks, 12 interceptions and 42 pass breakups...was a three-time Academic All-ACC selection (2011-13) and was an Academic All-ACC honoree in 2010...named first-team All-ACC twice (2012-13)...named honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated in 2012...also in 2012, recorded a school-record 75-yard blocked field goal return for a touchdown...graduated in May of 2013 with a degree in political science while also earning a certificate in markets and management studies...did graduate work in political science.

PERSONAL
Attended Charlotte Latin High School (Charlotte, N.C.)...was a two-time all-conference and all-state selection...also lettered in basketball and track and field...was a top competitor in the 100 and 400 meters...son of Serena and Keith Cockrell...father played football at Columbia University, while sisters play volleyball at Davidson College and run track at Southern California.

 

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