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Russell Farris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ventress, La.

High School:
Livonia HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 217

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
04/13/1996

Experience:
1L

Russell  Farris

08/20/2015

Spirited Practice Highlights @LATechFB’s Thursday Session

Linebackers continue to grow depth

04/11/2015

Coaching Staff Evaluates Players with Spring Game Around the Corner

Bulldogs go through 160 plays during live scrimmage

04/01/2015

Depth Evaluated in Short Louisiana Tech Scrimmage

Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz speaks to team following scrimmage

10/18/2014

Pinson, Tech D Leads Bulldogs to Win

LA Tech turns four turnovers into 24 points in victory

10/18/2014

Post-Game Notes

LA Tech defeated UTSA, 27-20

10/18/2014

Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA

Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA

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.