30 Ross Royal
30 Ross Royal
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sr
Hometown: Gibson City, Ill.
High School: Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
Position: DB
gp 11
tk 32.0
sac -
int -
ffum 1

Career Notes (Through 2016 Season): Has five career interceptions, tied for eighth-most on Eureka’s career list since 2000.

Junior (2016): Ended the campaign with 30 tackles, most among Eureka defensive backs … Also had 3.0 tackles for loss and an interception … Made three tackles and returned an interception 20 yards in a victory over MacMurray on Sept. 24 … Collected a season-high six tackles and broke up two passes in a win at Westminster on Oct. 8.

Sophomore (2015): Made 15 tackles, 10 of which were solo … Added two interceptions … Returned an interception 47 yards for a touchdown to ice EC’s Lincoln Bowl win over Knox on Sept. 5 … Also logged had an interception at Minnesota Morris on Oct. 31 … Recorded a season-high five stops at Northwestern (Minn.) on Nov. 7.

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 career-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 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 19 15
Assists 13 11
Tackles 32.0 26.0
Tackles per game 2.9 2.9
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 1 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 1 - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 1 - - - - 0
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 Knox L, 28-21 2 2 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Northwestern (Minn.) L, 19-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Sep 16 at Minn.-Morris W, 48-20 4 1 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Crown (Minn.) W, 44-20 2 2 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 49-18 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Westminster (Mo.) W, 48-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Greenville W, 30-19 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Oct 21 at MacMurray W, 37-20 2 2 4.0 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 St. Scholastica W, 40-34 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Martin Luther W, 63-26 4 2 6.0 - - 1 2 1 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 47-8 2 0 2.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
  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 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 5 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 5 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  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 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 9 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 6 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 8 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 5 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 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 11 19 13 32.0 2.9 - - 2.5 5 1 1 0 - - 4 -
Conference 9 15 11 26.0 2.9 - - 1.5 2 1 1 0 - - 4 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 7 7 14.0 2.8 - - 0 - - - - - - 2 -
Away 6 12 6 18.0 3.0 - - 2.5 5 1 1 0 - - 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 15 11 26.0 3.3 - - 1.5 2 1 1 0 - - 2 -
Losses 3 4 2 6.0 2.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - 2 -
-
September 5 8 6 14.0 2.8 - - 0 - - - - - - 2 -
October 4 5 5 10.0 2.5 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - 2 -
November 2 6 2 8.0 4.0 - - 2 5 1 1 0 - - - -