Marvin Gross Jr.

#18 Marvin Gross Jr.

S | r-Jr. | 6-3 | 195 | Baltimore, Md. | Dunbar HS

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Played in 13 games
  • Added depth at Spur safety and was used on special teams
  • Finished with 15 tackles, including 10 unassisted tackles
  • Saw action on 148 plays, including 124 on special teams
  • Used on a season-high 28 snaps at Kansas
  • Played 10-plus snaps against Arizona State, Kansas, TCU, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Maryland
  • Recorded a season-best three unassisted stops at Georgia Southern
  • Tallied a season-best three tackles against Georgia Southern and at Kansas

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Redshirted

2013 (Freshman)

  • Played in 11 games, adding depth at Buck linebacker
  • Finished with 14 tackles, including nine solo stops and 1.5 tackles for loss
  • Had a season-high two tackles five times
  • Had a tackle for loss at Kansas

High School

  • Played for coach Lawrence Smith at Dunbar High
  • First-team consensus all-state and small school all-state in Maryland
  • Two-year sack total of 52
  • Three-time Baltimore Sun All-Met First Team
  • Collected 21 sacks, 75 total tackles, 42 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles as a senior
  • Invited to play in the 2013 Max Emfinger All-American Bowl Game Classic
  • Played in the Chesapeake Bowl, featuring senior standouts from the Mid-Atlantic area


  • Birthday is March 19
  • Son of Marvin and Sydney Gross
  • One of three children
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
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Football Names Award Winners for the Kansas Game

By Mike Montoro | November 06, 2016

The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers 48-21 win over Kansas at Milan Puskar Center on Saturday, Nov. 5.