Bobby Ross
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"Robert Joseph Ross" is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina/The Citadel (1973–1977), the Maryland Terrapins football/University of Maryland, College Park (1982–1986), the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football/Georgia Institute of Technology (1987–1991), and the United States Military Academy (2004–2006), compiling a career college football record of 103–101–2. Ross was also the head coach of the National Football League's San Diego Chargers from 1992 to 1996 and the Detroit Lions from 1997 Detroit Lions season/1997 to 2000 Detroit Lions season/2000, tallying a career NFL mark of 77–68. He guided his 1990 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team/1990 Georgia Tech squad to the UPI College football national championships in NCAA Division I FBS/national championship and coached the 1994 San Diego Chargers season/1994 San Diego Chargers to an appearance in Super Bowl XXIX.

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I think they'll be moving up in the rankings. They're as big as any team I've coached against, and that includes my 13 years in the National Football League. They're really big.

Our equipment manager, Jason Pierce, thought it would show better on the jersey. I was totally supportive of that because I did want it to show and I did want people to know that he was a great man, and that we're proud to be a part of his program.

They're very down. But these kids are resilient.

Zac is playing way ahead of last year. I couldn't be more pleased with him right now. He's making all the right decisions and is showing good evasion skills.

Boy, he played hard. That's a very, very complete ballgame for him.

We had three shots at him but he made a remarkable play on it. It was a remarkable athletic play.

Zac is turning some difficult plays into big plays.

He was a very special man. He was a strong supporter of our program and he really, really cared. We're very honored to have the opportunity to wear his (uniform) number. He was a great, great player, but he was also a great, great man. We just think it's the right thing to do. Our players are pleased and excited about it.

I really had a lot of admiration and respect for Glenn Davis.