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Brent Russell - NFL Draft Profile

Team
Round
Selection
PositionDefensive Tackle
SchoolGeorgia Southern
YearSR
Born8/16/1989
Height6-2
Weight300
High SchoolMadison County (Comer, Georgia)
Two time Sports Network All-American (2012 and 2011)...Also named a two-time First-Team All-Southern Conference selection while earning SoCon Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2011...2012 College Football Performance Award for Elite Defensive Tackle in 2012...All-time sack leader at Georgia Southern (25.0)...Started in 13 games during 2012 season and had 8.5 TFL and 4.5 sacks...Suspended at end of 2012 season after being arrested for alleged disorderly conduct in November 2012...Great at getting into thebackfield even against double teams...Strong technique and pass rush moves especially swim move...Stamina has been an issue...Doesn't provide much help on the outside...Dominated in college at the FCS level.


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