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Scott Ross, former USC All-America linebacker, dies at 45
Scott Ross, former USC All-America linebacker, dies at 45

Scott Ross, a former All-America linebacker for USC who played on three Rose Bowl teams, died Sunday in Lafayette, La., the university announced. He was 45. Ross was found dead in a car parked outside a church, according to Craig Stansbury, public information officer for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office. There were no signs of foul play, but the official cause of death is awaiting the results of toxicology tests being conducted by the local coroner's office. In July 2012, Ross sued the NFL, claiming he had suffered head trauma during his one season playing for the New Orleans Saints and the league had ignored and concealed the risk of injury. His case was consolidated...

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