13 - Derek Russell
Derek Russell
Height: 6-1
Weight: 183
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newton, MA
High School: Newton South
Position: WR
Major: Economics
Residential College: Saybrook

2012: Was team's top holder, a backup receiver and an emergency quarterback... Caught six passes for 52 yards... Ran for 68 yards on 22 attempts... Completed 23 of 32 passes for 185 yards and two scores... Came in as third string QB against Penn and led Elis to victory by completing 13 of 20 passes and running for 61 yards and a TD... Started at QB against Harvard.

2011: Played in eight games on special teams.

2010: Played on JV team.

2009: Missed season with injury.

At Newton South High School: Three varsity letters in football... Passed for 2,100 yards and 21 TDs while rushing for 500 yards and scoring eight TDs on the ground in 2008... Also played CB and FS... 2008 Dual County League Offensive Player of the Year... Two-time league all-star and team offensive MVP... Overall team MVP in 2008... 2008 Shriners' All-Star Football Classic... Boston Globe All-Scholastic... Dual County League Sportsmanship Award...  Three varsity letters in baseball... National Merit Letter of Commendation... National Achievement Finalist... National Society of High School Scholars... Williams College Book Award.

Personal: Derek Russell is the son of E. Macey Russell and Roberta Goganian... Father played football at Trinity (CT) College... Interested in math and physics...Saybrook College resident...Economics major.