Russell Gary

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Russell Gary
No. 20, 24, 38
Date of birth (1959-07-31) July 31, 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Minneapolis, Minnesota
Career information
Position(s) Defensive back
College Nebraska
NFL draft 1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29
Career history
As player
1981–1986 New Orleans Saints
1986–1987 Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats

Russell Craig Gary (born July 31, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) was an American football defensive back in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at the University of Nebraska. In 1983, Gary was voted First Team All Pro for the NFL. Russell currently works under head coach Ryan Williams with Travis Johansen coaching the defensive backs at Concordia University, St. Paul.


  1. ^ "Russell Gary Career Splits". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 June 2013.