Steve Russ

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Steve Russ
No. 58
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-09-16) September 16, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth: Stetsonville, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Medford (WI)
College: Air Force
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 218
Career history
As player:
As coach:
  • Ohio OLB (2001)
  • Ohio ILB (2002–2003)
  • Ohio ILB/ST (2004)
  • Syracuse LB (2005–2006)
  • Syracuse DC/LB (2007)
  • Wake Forest TE/FB (2008–2009)
  • Wake Forest LB (2010)
  • Wake Forest DB (2011)
  • Air Force (AHC/Co-DC/DB) (2012)
  • Air Force (AHC/Co-DC/ILB) (2013)
  • Air Force (AHC/DC/DB) (2014–present)
Career highlights and awards

As Player

As Coach/Administrator

Career NFL statistics
Games played: 24
Games started: 0
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Steve Russ (born September 16, 1972[1]) is the Assistant Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach for the Air Force Falcons football team. He played American football in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos in 1997, 1999, and 2000 as a linebacker; He also played for the Los Angeles Xtreme in the short-lived XFL. He played at the collegiate level at the United States Air Force Academy.

Russ is a coach at United States Air Force Academy since 2011 and is currently the Defensive Coordinator.


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