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|Date of birth:||April 25, 1974|
|Place of birth:||Fort Lauderdale, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school:||Fort Lauderdale (FL) Aquinas|
|NFL Draft:||1997 / Round: 5 / Pick: 148|
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Twan Sanchez Russell (born April 25, 1974) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, the Miami Dolphins, and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at the University of Miami.
Russell then received a scholarship to play for the Miami Hurricanes where he led the team in tackles (115) and was named Special teams Captain.
Russell graduated with degrees in Broadcast communications and Criminology.
Russell was drafted in the fifth round of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He would also play for the Miami Dolphins and the Atlanta Falcons before retiring from injury in November 2004.
After football, Russell created the Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation, Inc. The Foundation currently[when?] serves more than 450 youth in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties annually.
Russell currently[when?] serves as Director of the Miami Dolphins’ Youth and Community Programs. He and his wife reside in Plantation, Florida with their three children. He would also go on to coach his sons football team Plantation Wildcats.
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