31
Russell Farris
Russell  Farris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ventress, La.

High School:
Livonia HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 224

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
04/13/1996

Experience:
2L

11/07/2016

LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 7

The Bulldogs host UTSA at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Joe Aillet Stadium in the team's Homecoming Game

10/29/2016

Post-Game Notes

LA Tech downs Rice, 61-16

10/15/2016

Henderson’s Career Night Leads LA Tech to Road Victory over UMass

Henderson had 326 receiving yards and five touchdowns to lead LA Tech to a road victory

10/15/2016

Post-Game Notes

Henderson, Bulldogs dominate Minutemen with 56-28 road win

10/03/2016

LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Oct. 3

LA Tech hosts WKU at 7 p.m. CT Thursday, Oct. 6 at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston

11/28/2015

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss

Photos from the 2015 Rivalry in Dixie game against Southern Miss

10/18/2014

Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA

Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA

2015: Played in all 13 games, totaling 24 tackles (14 solo, 10 assisted) with one sack ... Registered four total tackles (one solo, three assisted) against Southern (9/5) ... Recorded two tackles (one solo, one assisted) at WKU (9/10) ... Recorded one tackle (solo) against Kansas State (9/19) ... Posted two solo tackles against ULL (10/3) ... Tallied first career sack to go along with three tackles (one solo, two assisted) against UTSA (10/10) ... Recorded two tackles (one solo, one assisted) against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Recorded two solo tackles against Rice (10/30) ... Registered four tackles (two solo, two assisted), including an assist on a tackle for loss against North Texas (11/7) ... Recorded two solo tackles against UTEP (11/21) ... Posted a solo tackle against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Assisted on a tackle versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

2014:
Registered 23 total tackles on the year (12 solo, 11 assisted) in 14 games played with one tackle for a loss of two yards ... Recorded his first career tackle at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/6) ... Registered four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) at North Texas (9/11) ... Totaled four tackles (two solo, two assisted) against UTEP (10/4) ... Led the team with nine total tackles (six solo, three assisted) against UTSA (10/18) ... Assisted on a tackle at Southern Miss (10/25) ... His only tackle against Western Kentucky (11/1) was a solo stop for a loss of two yards ... Assisted on one tackle at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Assisted on two tackles against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.

High School: Graduated from Livonia High School in 2014 ... Lettered in football and track ... Won the Warrick Dunn Award for the being the top football player in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area and was a first team all-state honoree while leading his team to the state championship game ... During his senior season, ran the ball 222 times for 1,680 yards and 13 touchdowns while the two-way player also tallied 156 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, two sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one defensive touchdown as a linebacker ... Coached by David Brewerton.

Personal: Russell Donnie Farris, Jr. ... Son of Russell Sr. and Michelle Farris ... Born on April 13, 1996 in Baton Rouge ... Has two siblings: Russell and Mitchelle ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Southern Miss, McNeese State, Nicholls State and Southeastern Louisiana ... Recruited by Joe Sloan.

#WeAreLATech

  • Official
    LA Tech Store

Happening Now

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Learfield sponsor logo


           

Louisiana Tech Mission Statement header

Louisiana Tech University Athletics Mission is to embody excellence in everything we do.

Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit.

Bring pride, admiration and loyalty to the University family, community and state.

Win with integrity.

Louisiana Tech University header

Tier 1 National University
#1 In Nation
Least average amount of student debt at graduation - Public National Universities
#1 In Louisiana
  • Highest average mid-career salaries for graduates
  • Providing graduates with highest % ROI on their college education
  • Low-cost colleges with highest starting salaries for graduates.
  • Ticketmaster logo

    : @LATechTickets
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
    Phone: (318) 257-3631
    Fax: (318) 257-4437
    Email: techtickets@latech.edu
    Mailing Address: PO Box 3046, Ruston, LA 71272
    Shipping Address: 1650 West Alabama, Ruston, LA 71270
    Location: Thomas Assembly Center Concourse Level Room 205