NFL Draft 2017 Prospect: Bobby Russell
Name: Bobby Russell
College: King’s College
Position: Linebacker / Long Snapper
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Bobby: Intelligent, Violent, Fearless.
Q: How are you going to train/prepare this offseason in preparation for the draft or other pro opportunities?
Bobby: I’ve trained with great people at incredible workout facilities. Varsity House up in Orangeburg NY, Fame in Wilkes-Barre PA, and Danko’s All American Fitness in Plains PA. They have all been helping me become a better athlete in all aspects. Also, eating clean which has only enhanced my body to where it needs to be, to gain from high intensity workouts.
Q: If you could compare yourself to one current or former NFL player who would it be and why?
Bobby: CJ Mosley, he pursues side line to side line, hits with explosion, great anticipation, a respected leader, and a play maker.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
Bobby: Tendencies of the play calling, tendencies of the lineman, what other linebackers succeeded and failed at against that offense, and how the QB operates.
Q: What separates you from other players at your position?
Bobby: My work ethic, my drive, my violent play, my hustle, my playmaking ability, my football IQ, and my ability to be a leader.
Q: What kind of abilities would you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Bobby: Not only on the field, but off the field I strive to be a role model to younger athletes. On the field, I play aggressive, but between the whistle and off the field I enjoy helping the community.
Q: What is your final pitch/sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
Bobby: I play for the love of the game. I am a playmaker that just needs that one opportunity to prove I can make the hustle plays and create opportunities to win games. I know how important special teams are and I can make a huge impact on special teams as I treat them as a starting position. I will always do what is best for the team.
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