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Overview

Gary Russell

Date of birth
Sep 08, 1986

Ht: 5'11"Wt: 215 lbs.

Birthplace
Columbus, OH

Hometown
Columbus, OH

College
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Pittsburgh Steelers
2008

AFC Champion
Pittsburgh Steelers
2008

Playing career
Oakland RaidersRunning Back
3 rush att, 0 yds, 0 TD --- 12 rec, 96 yds, 0 TD --- 18 KR, 330 yds, 0 TD

Pittsburgh SteelersKick Returner, Running Back
Career with the Steelers: 35 rush att, 98 yds, 3 TD --- 16 KR, 371 yds, 0 TD

Minnesota FootballRunning Back
Career with the Gophers: 210 rus att, 1,274 yds, 18 TD

Trivia
  • Was acquired by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2007.
  • Spent some time with the Cincinnati Bengals (April 2009).
  • In September of 2012, Russell signed with the Marion Blue Racers of the Continental Indoor Football League for the 2013 season.
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Super Bowl Champion Gary Russell Signs with Marion - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News
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Submitted by rockinfish, Apr 02, 2013
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Updated external links for Gary Russell
Created an external link called "Gary Russell (American football) on Wikipedia" for Gary Russell.
  • Set title to "Gary Russell (American football) on Wikipedia".
  • Set URL to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Russell_(American_football).
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Gary Russell
Edited the personal notes for Gary Russell.
  • Added trivia: "Left college after his sophomore season."
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Updated athletic career information for Gary Russell
Edited the career summary for Gary Russell.
  • Added player career summary for Oakland Raiders:
    "3 rush att, 0 yds, 0 TD --- 12 rec, 96 yds, 0 TD --- 18 KR, 330 yds, 0 TD "
  • Added player career summary for Pittsburgh Steelers:
    "Career with the Steelers: 35 rush att, 98 yds, 3 TD --- 16 KR, 371 yds, 0 TD"
  • Added player career summary for Minnesota Golden Gophers Football:
    "Career with the Gophers: 210 rus att, 1,274 yds, 18 TD "
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Updated external links for Gary Russell
Created an external link called "Gary Russell Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com" for Gary Russell.
  • Set title to "Gary Russell Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/gary-russell-1.html.
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Updated external links for Gary Russell
Created an external link called "Gary Russell NFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com" for Gary Russell.
  • Set title to "Gary Russell NFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/R/RussGa00.htm.
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Gary Russell
Edited the personal notes for Gary Russell.
  • Added trivia: "Was acquired by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2007."
  • Added trivia: "Spent some time with the Cincinnati Bengals (April 2009)."
  • Added trivia: "In September of 2012, Russell signed with the Marion Blue Racers of the Continental Indoor Football League for the 2013 season."
by rockinfish Apr 02, 2013
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Bradie James #56 of the Dallas Cowboys tackles Gary Russell #33 of the Pittsburgh Steelers behind the line of scrimmage during a fourth down run on December 7, 2008 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 20-13. (Photo by Gregory...
by rockinfish Oct 30, 2011
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Sep 3, 2009; Seattle, WA, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Gary Russell (23), left, is embraced by fullback Luke Lawton (44) after scoring on a 6-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter at Qwest Field. The Seahawks defeated the Raiders 31-21....
by rockinfish Oct 30, 2011
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by thesemers Jan 06, 2011
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Quarterback Is Not Lone Issue for Steelers
The Steelers have plenty of problems even without considering the suspension of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
The New York Times, May 21, 2010
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by TJ Berka May 06, 2009
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