Leonard Russell

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Leonard Russell
No. 32
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1969-11-17) November 17, 1969 (age 48)
Long Beach, California
Career information
High school: Long Beach Polytechnic
(Long Beach, California)
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 3,973
Average: 3.4
Touchdowns: 29
Player stats at NFL.com

Leonard James Russell (born November 17, 1969) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft. A 6'2", 235-lb. running back from Arizona State University, Russell played in 6 NFL seasons from 1991 to 1996 for the Patriots, the Denver Broncos, the St. Louis Rams, and the San Diego Chargers.[1]

Professional career[edit]

In 1991, Russell was selected as the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year after rushing for 959 yards and 4 touchdowns for the Patriots.

Statistics[edit]

Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1991 New England Patriots 16 266 959 3.6 24 4 18 81 4.5 18 0
1992 New England Patriots 11 123 390 3.2 23 2 11 24 2.2 12 0
1993 New England Patriots 16 300 1,088 3.6 21 7 26 245 9.4 69 0
1994 Denver Broncos 14 190 620 3.3 22 9 38 227 6.0 19 0
1995 St. Louis Rams 13 66 203 3.1 18 0 16 89 5.6 17 0
1996 San Diego Chargers 15 219 713 3.3 21 7 13 180 13.8 35 1
Career Totals 85 1,164 3,973 3.4 24 29 122 846 6.9 69 1
  • Stats that are highlighted show career high

Post Football[edit]

Leonard is currently the Director of Business Development and Head Football Coach at Adrenaline Athletic Training in Corona, CA.

Personal[edit]

Former Indianapolis Colts defensive back Chuckie Miller is his cousin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-08-25. Retrieved 2006-10-20.
  2. ^ "Poly Football Honors Its Own With Second Hall Of Fame Ceremony". Long Beach Post. 2009-07-13. Retrieved 2014-06-09.