Christian Russell
Christian  Russell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, N.C.

High School:
Hoke County/Hargrave Military Academy

Last College:
East Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 232

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L


08/28/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Boise State

08/18/2014

Preseason Report 08.18: Ole Miss Begins Preparation for Boise State

Rebels Practice Indoors Monday

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

Enrolled at Ole Miss in January 2014.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Rated a 4-star prospect by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... Ranked No. 21 among all junior college prospects by Scout.com and No. 22 by ESPN.com ... Rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 247Sports ... Rated the No. 1 JUCO middle linebacker in the country by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... NJCAA Second Team All-America selection as a sophomore after helping East Mississippi to a 12-0 record and the NJCAA national championship ... Helped the EMCC defense finish second nationally allowing just 9.8 points per game and first nationally with 67 sacks ... Posted 80 tackles, including seven TFLs and three sacks ... Scored two defensive touchdowns and totaled eight pass breakups, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Had nine tackles in the NJCAA national title game ... Named to the NJCAA All-Region 23 team, first team MACJC All-State, and MACJC North Division Defensive Back MVP ... Earned second team MACJC All-North Division honors as a freshman after totaling a team-high 77 tackles, six TFLs, three sacks, four fumble recoveries, two pass breakups and a forced fumble ... Helped EMCC go 20-2 during his two seasons ... Coached in junior college by Buddy Stephens.

PREP SCHOOL: Attended Hargrave Military Academy in 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed a 3-star prospect and top-40 linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Played his senior season at Hoke County High School (Raeford, N.C.), earning a spot in the North Carolina East-West All-Star Game ... Was a three-year starter at Westover High School (Fayetteville, N.C.), where he racked up more than 350 tackles and 2,000 rushing yards ... Had 136 tackles on defense and 1,728 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns on offense as a junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Christian James Russell ... Born: Nov. 7, 1991 ... General studies major.

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