Position
Punter
Height
6'1
Weight
186 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Clinton, La.
High School
Silliman Institute

(updated 8/5/03)

Enters fifth season with the Tigers after joining the squad as a walk-on in the fall of 1999 … Will be counted upon to give the Tigers depth in the punting department … Redshirted as a true freshman in 1999.

JUNIOR SEASON (2002)
Did not see any game action for the Tigers.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2001)
Did not see any game action for the Tigers.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2000)
Did not see any game action for LSU.

FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted as a true freshman in 1999.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was named to the All-District team in 1997 and 1998 … Helped lead his team to a state championship in 1996 … Lettered three years in football and four years in track … Averaged 42.4 yards per punt his senior season … Had a 42.1 yard average for his career … Coached in high school by M. Holliday.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ross Tanner Cockrell .. Born Oct. 27, 1980, in Baton Rouge … Parents are Larry and Essie Cockrell … Majoring in biological sciences … Lists fishing and reading as hobbies … Goal is to become an orthopedic surgeon … Currently taking piano lessons … Favorite musician is James Taylor.

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