Cody Gross
University of North Alabama

Gross, a Rogersville, Ala., native, had a 41-2 record as a starting quarterback from 1992-95 at North Alabama, including a 12-1 record as a starter in the NCAA playoffs. He set school records for career rushing touchdowns and touchdowns scored (40), career touchdowns responsible for (65) and career total offense (5,614).

His only two losses as a starter were to 1992 Division II National Champion Jacksonville State in the NCAA quarterfinals (12-10) and to 1994 Division I-AA National Champion Youngstown State (17-14) in Youngstown in a regular-season matchup. Despite suffering a torn muscle, he played extensively in the 1995 Division II Championship Game, leading three scoring drives in a 27-7 win over Pittsburg State. He led UNA to 14-0, 13-1 and 14-0 records from 1993-95 and played on UNA teams with a combined 48-5-1 record that included three straight Gulf South Conference titles, three straight national championships and four straight playoff appearances.

He was chosen All-Gulf South Conference and GSC Offensive Player of the Year in 1995. He was selected for the 50th Anniversary UNA Football Team for 1949-98, the Gulf South Conference "Team of the Quarter Century" for 1971-95 and the Gulf South Conference Team of the 1990s. Gross was inducted into the University of North Alabama Athletic Hall of Fame in October in his first year of eligibility. He is currently an assistant coach at Athens High School.

 

 


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