Ross in June underwent surgery for a congenital fusion in his spine. He suffered what was thought to be a shoulder injury during spring practice in March, but X-rays revealed that two vertebrae in his spine were fused.
Ross appeared at No. 18 on ESPN's Mel Kiper's initial Big Board for the 2021 NFL draft.
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Ross had a team-high 66 receptions for 865 yards and eight touchdowns in 2019, while starting 14 games. He capped his freshman season in 2018 by recording 12 receptions for 301 yards and three touchdowns in the CFP as Clemson won its second national title in three seasons. Ross recorded 46 receptions for a team-high 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns in 2018.