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Maurice Russell

Maurice Russell

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Fort Meade, Fla.

High School:
Fort Meade

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 239

Position:
Linebacker

04/13/2013

Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

04/10/2013

What to Watch for in the UCF Spring Football Game

Annual contest slated for Saturday at 2 p.m.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
-Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Houston contest
-Posted a tackle in each of the last three regular season games

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
-Appeared in eight games overall
-UConn 10/26: Added a solo tackle

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
-Selected as the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Memphis game

HIGH SCHOOL
-Played under coach Jemalle Cornelius at Fort Meade, spending time as a fullback, running back and on special teams besides serving as a linebacker
-Participated in the FACA North-South All-Star Game in Sebring, Fla., as a senior
-Rated three stars by Rivals.com and ESPN
-Was a first-team all-state selection who led the county with over 150 tackles in 2011, and also had 14 forced fumbles with five rushing touchdowns
-Earned PolkPreps' Super 16 status, and was the defensive player of the year in the county
-Named the Lakeland Ledger Small School Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 thanks to 128 tackles
-Was the team's rookie of the year as a freshman and the defensive MVP as a sophomore
-Also played right field for the baseball team and as a forward for the basketball program
-Member of the D.A.R.E. Club, National Honor Society, About Face Mentor Program, Principal Leadership Cabinet, Advisor Committee and Fellowship of Christian Athletes
-Received interest from Ball State, Indiana, Iowa State, South Florida and Western Kentucky

Personal
-Parents are Winston Russell and Laverne Wright

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