30 Ross Royal
30 - Ross Royal
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: So
Hometown: Gibson City, Ill.
High School: Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
Position: DB
gp 10
tk 15.0
sac -
int 2
ffum -

FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in nine games in the secondary ... Finished the season with 22 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions and three pass breakups ... Tallied his first collegiate tackle against Northwestern (Minn.) on Sept. 13 ... Logged a season-high eight total tackles and intercepted two passes against Minnesota-Morris on Sept. 27 ... Record a tackle for loss at Crown on Nov. 8.

GIBSON CITY MELVIN-SIBLEY HIGH SCHOOL: All-Conference first team defensive back and All-Conference second team quarterback as a senior ... Pantagraph All-Area honorable mention on both offense and defense ... News Gazette All-Area second team defense ... Voted team MVP, defensive back of the year, and honorable mention Fall Player of the Year. Also honorable mention basketball player in the Heart of Illinois Conference ... Member of Honor Roll all four years ... Mathematics Student of the Year during sophomore year.

PERSONAL: The son of Ty and Kara Royal, Ross was born in Urbana, Ill. ... Has one brother, Drake (19) ... Majoring in business administration.

Recent Games
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 10 8
Assists 5 5
Tackles 15.0 13.0
Tackles per game 1.5 1.4
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 2 1
Returned for touchdown 1 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - 0
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 1 - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 1 - - - - 0
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 0 - - - - 1 - - - - 0 -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 5 Knox W, 32-21 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 47 1 - - -
Sep 12 at Martin Luther W, 55-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 19 St. Scholastica L, 21-14 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at MacMurray L, 13-10 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 3 Greenville L, 35-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Westminster (Mo.) L, 26-18 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 35-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Crown (Minn.) W, 29-26 1 2 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 31 at Minn.-Morris W, 10-7 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 12 0 - - -
Nov 7 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 31-20 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 39 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 8 - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 39 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 8 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 10 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 39 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2015-16 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 8 14 8 22.0 2.8 - - 1 3 - - - 2 0 3 -
2015-16 10 10 5 15.0 1.5 - - 0 - - - - 2 59 3 -
2016-17 10 20 10 30.0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 20 8 -
2017-18 11 19 13 32.0 2.9 - - 2.5 5 1 1 0 - - 4 -
Total 39 63 36 99.0 2.5 - - 3.5 8 1 1 0 5 79 18 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 9 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 5 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 1 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 1.2 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 1.2 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 6 1.5 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 10 5 15.0 1.5 - - 0 - - - - 2 59 3 -
Conference 9 8 5 13.0 1.4 - - 0 - - - - 1 12 3 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 6 2 8.0 1.6 - - 0 - - - - 1 47 1 -
Away 5 4 3 7.0 1.4 - - 0 - - - - 1 12 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 3 3 6.0 1.2 - - 0 - - - - 2 59 2 -
Losses 5 7 2 9.0 1.8 - - 0 - - - - - - 1 -
-
September 4 5 0 5.0 1.3 - - 0 - - - - 1 47 2 -
October 5 2 3 5.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 12 1 -
November 1 3 2 5.0 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -