Joe Russell
Joe  Russell

RS Freshman

Shoreview, Minn.

High School:
Totino-Grace HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 194




2017: Redshirted. 

Two-year varsity starter at wide receiver, safety and long snapper • led team to a 13-0 record and a state championship his senior season • recorded 70 tackles as a senior • named First Team All-State by Northstar Football News and AP in 2016 • named First Team All-Metro by KARE 11 and the Star Tribune in 2016 • named Academic All-State in 2016 • played in the 2016 Minnesota State All-Star Showcase game as the captain of the North Team and was selected as the game MVP for the North defense • also lettered in track and field.

PERSONAL: Born on May 20, 1999 • son of John and Sara Russell • has two brothers (Luke and William) and two sisters (Elizabeth and Jessica).


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