|Hometown:||South Plainfield, N.J.|
|High School:||Fork Union Military Academy|
2010: Saw action in nine games, including a start against William and Mary (9/25) . . . had 37 tackles (19 ST, 18 AT), including 2.0 tackles-for-loss (-13 yards) and a sack for -10 yards . . . had a solo tackle and assisted on three more against Albany (9/2) . . . made a pair of tackles, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss for -11 yards and a sack against Syracuse (9/18) . . . notched four solo stops against William and Mary . . . made three solo and one assisted tackle against Villanova (10/16) . . . had four solo stops against Rhode Island (10/23) . . . made four tackles against Towson (11/13) . . . made a career-high 11 tackles (2 ST, 9 AT) against James Madison (11/20).
2009: Played in seven games . . . notched five tackles (3 ST, 2 AT) . . . made two tackles against No. 19 Massachusetts (10/31).
BEFORE MAINE/PERSONAL: Played linebacker and running back, while also handling the kicking duties for coach Philip McGuane at South Plainfield H.S. … also played for coach John Shuman at Fork Union Military Academy … served as a captain … helped lead Fork Union to the 2008 state finals … was named the defensive player of the year by his local newspaper … earned second-team all-state honors, and four-team all-area accolades … also played basketball … born Aug. 20, 1990 … son of Ulysses and Toby Russell.