Clemson WR Ross out for season

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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said Monday afternoon that rising junior wide receiver Justyn Ross will miss the upcoming season due to pending surgery.

Ross will have surgery for a congenital fusion in his back and spine Friday in Pittsburgh.

Swinney said in a conference call with the media that doctors found it after an X-ray in the spring.

Ross sat out a practice after taking a hard hit.

He is seeing a specialist in Pittsburgh who works with the Steelers, according to Swinney.

Ross had 66 receptions for 865 yards and eight touchdowns in 2019.

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