53 Taylor Russell
53 Taylor Russell
Height: 6-4
Weight: 286
Year: So
Hometown: Keene, N.H.
High School: Keene
Position: DT
Major: Engineering
Career Highs Totals Opponent
Tackles 4 2x, last 11/10/12 vs. Southern Conn. St.
Solo Tackles
2 3x, last 10/18/12 vs New Haven
Tackle Assists
3 3x, last 11/10/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Tackles for Loss
1.0 9/8/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Sacks 1.0 9/8/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Fumble Recoveries 1 2x, last 11/10/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Pass Breakups 1 11/3/12 at Pace

2012: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for spring semester. Played all ten games, starting eight. Totaled 19 tackles, with six solo and 13 tackle assists, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards, 1.0 sacks for a loss of three, a pass breakup and a team-high matching two fumble recoveries. Played all eight NE-10 games and registered 14 tackles (four solo), including 1.5 for a loss of three yards, with 1.0 sacks and a pass breakup. Contributed 11 stops (four solo), including 1.5 for a loss of three yards, 1.0 sacks and two fumble recoveries in six home games. Made his first collegiate start and posted a solo tackle and fumble recovery in season-opener against #25 Bloomsburg (8/31). Chipped in three tackles, including 1.0 sacks for a loss of three yards in shutout win over Southern Connecticut State (9/8). Established a career-high with four tackles (two solo) at Bentley (9/28). Registered three tackles at American International (10/5). Posted two solo stops in nationally-televised matchup with #3 New Haven (10/18). Matched his season and career-best with four tackles (one solo) and a fumble recovery in NE-10 postseason matchup with Southern Connecticut State (11/10).

2011: Appeared in six games. Totaled seven tackles, with four solo and three tackle assists. Made his collegiate debut in season-opening win over Curry (9/2) and chipped in with a tackle. Posted a solo stop at Division I FCS Bryant (10/8). Recorded a season-high three tackles (two solo) in win over Pace (10/15). Chipped in two tackles (one solo) in win over Saint Anselm (11/5).

High School: 2011 graduate of Keene High School. Four year letterwinner for coach John Luopa, serving as captain his senior season. Two year starter earned first team All-State honors. Also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Born June 25, 1993, in Keene, N.H. Son of Chris and Janet Russell of Keene. Has a brother Cameron (16), and sister, Kaily (13). Majoring in physics. Lists J.J. Watt as a favorite athlete.

Defensive Statistics

 

Year GP UA A Tkls TLF-Yds Sacks-Yds INT-Yds BrUp QBH FR-Yds FF Blk Saf
2011 6 4 3 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2012 10 6 13 19 1.5-3 1.0-3 0-0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0
Totals 16 10 16 26 1.5-3 1.0-3 0-0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0