Sports Today: Reds back in 1st place, Bengals hit the field, Dayton Flyers find point guard
He’s likely to learn multiple positions and fill multiple roles to give quarterback Andy Dalton another weapon to complement A.J. Green and Tyler Eifert.
But when it comes to his spending time off the field, Ross enjoys an old-fashioned and personal release: Writing.
The California native said it is a pastime he fell in love with in high school, and his passion for writing helped lead him to major in American ethnic studies at the University of Washington, where he is still finishing up his studies this spring.
“I could have been an English major, but I was more interested in learning about different cultures and writing about different cultures,” he said.
During the Bengals rookie minicamp last weekend, he said his inspirations aren’t limited to schoolwork.
“It doesn’t really matter. I can write about anything — it just depends on how passionate the subject is, however I feel about it,” Ross said. “If I really like it, I think I’ll write something really good about it.”