Left Packers Graphic

Site Links

Wisconsin Teams

Wisconsin Venues

Other NFL Teams

Other Links

Team Member Information

John Russell

John Russell

Team Number: 58
Birth Date: 12/31/1969
Height: 6'3
Weight: 260lbs.
Position: Linebacker
More Info
Along with the newest rookies, John Russell was signed by the Green Bay Packers football team in April 2010.

John Russell spent his college years at Wake Forest. He earned a varsity letter all four seasons and by the time he graduated, John Russell had competed in 51 games with 29 starts. During John Russell's senior season, he made the second team for the All-Atlantic Coast Conference and was top among the Wake Forest players with eight tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, and 46 tackles.

As a junior, John Russell was a starter for all the games (13) and again played as defensive tackle. He made four sacks that season, landing him second on the squad. John Russell found playing time as a freshman and sophomore, too, and surprised the coaching staff with his natural ability.

John Russell spent his junior and senior years of high school at Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida. His team went 14-0 during John Russell's senior year and they also captured the Florida 3A state championship. Individually, John Russell received first-team all-state honors. The Times-Union considered John Russell to be one of the top 24 players in the state. As a junior, John Russell had 103 tackles, 10 sacks and two fumble recoveries. These impressive figures earned John Russell All-First Coast and all-region honors. Prior to his time there, John Russell played freshman and sophomore years with Irwin County High in Ocilla, Georgia.

Green Bay Packers football tickets are available for home and away games today. Don't be left behind! Purchase your Green Bay Packers football tickets today!

© 2019 GreenBayPackersTicket.com
Terms of Service


Purchase Packers Football Tickets Packers Football Schedule

Team Roster

Coaches Players Past Players
Left Fringe Graphic