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Defensive tackle Quincy Russell has arrived at Oklahoma

by Jason Kersey Modified: August 15, 2013 at 10:25 am •  Published: August 14, 2013
Junior-college defensive tackle signee Quincy Russell has finally arrived in Norman, according to a post on his Facebook page.
Junior-college defensive tackle signee Quincy Russell has finally arrived in Norman, according to a post on his Facebook page.

NORMAN — At long last, junior-college defensive tackle signee Quincy Russell arrived at Oklahoma on Wednesday afternoon, according to a post on his Facebook account.

Russell (6-foot-3, 311 pounds) signed with the Sooners in December out of Trinity Valley Community College, but his arrival was delayed as he finished up classes to secure his academic eligibility.

He’s a couple weeks late to fall training camp, but Russell will certainly be welcomed into the fold on a defensive line lacking in experience.

The San Antonio native originally signed with Texas out of high school, but was forced to take the junior-college route because of academic issues.

Offensive tackle Josiah St. John, one of Russell’s Trinity Valley teammates, also signed with OU and joined the team just before fall camp began.

“He’s a monster … a complete animal,” St. John said in February. “He’s big, fast, strong.

“I’m pretty sure he’s gonna make a big impact.”


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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