Devonte Ross - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 170
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Cartersville, Ga.
  • High school Cartersville

High School

  • Name pronounced “da-VON-tay”
  • A three-star recruit by all of the major recruiting services
  • Dual threat at cornerback and wide receiver at Cartersville High School
  • Compiled 115 catches, 2,389 receiving yards and 29 touchdowns in his prep career
  • Averaged 20.8 yards per catch
  • As a senior, caught 32 passes for 733 yards and 10 touchdowns (22.9 yard per catch) in helping the Purple Hurricanes go 9-1 and advance to the semifinals of the GHSA Class 5A playoffs
  • On the defensive side of the ball, had 16 tackles, including 2.0 for loss, along with 11 pass breakups, one interception and one forced fumble
  • Also served as a kick/punt returner
  • Had three kick returns for 49 yards and five punt returns for 49 yards
  • Earned first-team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • As a junior, earned the Daily Tribune News Athlete of the Year after garnering 53 catches for 1,077 yards and 12 touchdowns
  • Coached by Conor Foster 
  • Chose UK over Marshall and Washington
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