68 - Ross Heatherly
Ross Heatherly
Height: 6-2
Weight: 270
Year: RS-Fr.
Hometown: Sevierville, Tenn.
High School: Sevier County
Position: OL

After spending the 2010 season as a redshirt member of the Golden Eagle roster, Ross is ready to make the move to the field...lends additional depth to an already deep, veteran offensive line...good size and mobility...has increased his strength during his year on the sidelines...expected to fill a supporting role at right guard...was a high school teammate of senior Corey Watson.

AT TECH (In 2010): Was on the Tech roster and spent his first season as a redshirt while working hard in the weight room.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport standout at Sevier County High School, Ross was a four-year starter in the offensive line for football coach Steve Brewer...also wrestled for two years, competing in the heavyweight division, and reached the TSSAA meet as a freshman and sophomore...was on the track & field team his last two prep seasons, competing in the discus where he was second in the region and reached the state meet...helped the football team to a 10-0 regular season record and conference title as a senior...led the team in pancakes...was named first-team all-city and all-conference...selected to Class 6A all-state team...named first-team Prep Xtra...selected to paly in the East-West All-Star game.

PERSONAL: The son of Mark and Amy Heatherly...full name is Ross Paul Heatherly...birthdate is July 8, 1992...majoring in communications.