DSU Football BIO
81 Trey Gross

2018: Competed in all 11 games as a starting receiver … tops on the Hornets in receiving yards (480), touchdown catches (4) and yards per reception (15.5) … third in the MEAC in yards per catch and tied for ninth in the league in TD receptions  … second on the Hornets with 31 receptions … had nine receptions for 162 yards, each a career-high, and two touchdowns to tie his career best, vs. Norfolk State (Sep. 29) … caught three passes for 55 yards, including a season-best 36 yard grab, vs. North Carolina A&T (Oct. 6) … hauled in five passes for team high 94 yards (long 29) vs. South Carolina State (Oct. 20) … had a 27-yard touchdown for lone reception in 25-6 victory over Savannah State (Nov. 3) … caught two passes for 10 yards, including an eight-yard touchdown, in 41-7 victory over Va.-Lynchburg (Nov. 17) 

2017: Emerged as one of the MEAC’s top young receivers as a true freshman … Phil Steele All-MEAC Third Team selection … entered the starting line-up in week six of the season … second on the Hornets in receiving yards (428) and third in receptions (27) … also team leader with seven touchdown catches, tying for second among all MEAC players … DSU leader in touchdowns and total points (42) … scored two touchdowns in three games … had six receptions for 154 yards, the most by a DSU freshman since 1997, and two touchdowns (25, 38) in his breakout performance vs.  Howard (Oct. 14) … scored the game-winning touchdown on a three-yard pass from Keenan Black with nine seconds in the Hornets’ 33-30 victory over Morgan State (Nov. 11) … also had a 29-yard TD catch in Morgan State contest … hauled in career-high eight passes for 71 yards, including a six-yard touchdown catch, at North Carolina Central (Oct. 28) … caught three passes for 48 yards, including touchdowns of five and 25 yards vs. Savannah State (Nov. 4) … contributed four receptions for 66 yards (long 31) to 17-14 victory over South Carolina (Oct. 21) … averaged team-high 47.6 receiving yards per game 

High School: Three-sport standout (football, basketball, track & field) at Annapolis HS ... three-year varsity football player ... All-Anne Arundel County football and defensive MVP during senior season ... county track & field high jump champion and team MVP as a senior ... basketball and track & field MVP as a junior ... also county high jump champ during junior year ... basketball MVP during 11th grade year  

Personal: Son of Shenell and Charles M. Gross, Jr. ... given name is Charles M. Gross III ... born 1/24/99 in Annapolis, Md. ..,. has one brother (DaShawn Thomas) and one sister (Ashley Thomas)  ... also minoring in Criminal Justice


Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: Annapolis Senior HS
Major: Psychology
Experience: High School
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