Ross Apo Athlete Profile

#1 Ross Apo

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-3 Weight: 207 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2014 Hometown: Arlington, TX Last School: The Oakridge School

Personal

  • Speaks Tongan
  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Also recruited by California, Kansas State, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Texas and Tulsa
  • Married to former soccer player Jessica Ringwood

Before BYU

  • Ranked the No. 13 wide receiver in the nation by Rivals.com
  • Averaged 19.1 yards per catch over his three year prep career
  • Totaled nearly 2,000 receiving yards
  • 22 career touchdown receptions, including 21 over the last two seasons
  • Averaged 22.5 yards on 36 receptions as a senior, totaling 810 yards and 10 touchdowns
  • As a junior he hauled in 37 passes for 764 yards for a 20.6 yards-per-catch average with 11 touchdown receptions
  • He also recorded 27 catches for 331 yards and one touchdown as a sophomore 
  • Invited to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
  • Coached by Phillip Farhat

2010 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Played in the season opener at Washington
  • Suffered an open dislocation of his left index finger during the second week of the season at practice, did not play the remainder of the year

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Named FBS Independent Freshman of the Year, Phil Steele All-Independent Second Team
  • Saw action in all 13 games and started 4 games
  • Second leading receiver on the team
  • Caught 34 passes for 453 yards and 9 touchdowns
  • Caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 games
  • Caught one touchdown pass in each of the first three games at Ole Miss, at Texas and vs. Utah
  • Caught two touchdown passes each game vs. New Mexico State and at Hawai'i
  • Season high 71 receiving yards vs. Idaho State

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Named to Phil Steele All-Independent Second Team
  • Started in 12 of 12 games played
  • Caught 31 passes for 311 yards and one touchdown
  • Caught a season-long 53-yard pass vs. Idaho
  • Had four catches for 31 yards in season-opener vs. Washington State
  • Had three catches vs. Oregon State and three at Notre Dame
  • Notched 55 receiving yards and three catches including a 43-yarder at Georgia Tech
  • Recorded season-best 70 receiving yards vs. Idaho

2013 | Junior Year

  • Named to Earl Campbell watch list
  • Preseason All-Independent Second Team (College Sports Madness)
  • Caught two passes for 59 yards against Virginia, including a long of 52
  • Hauled in four catches for 38 yards vs Middle Tennessee
  • Scored two TDs on four catches at Houston
  • Notched one TD and two receptions  in win against Boise State