Position
Wide Receiver
Height
6'1
Weight
185 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
New Orleans, La.
High School
Rummel HS

(updated 7/8/03)

A walk-on who joined the team prior to spring practice last year … Enters first full season with the Tigers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-sport letterwinner at Rummel High School in New Orleans … Played football, basketball and track and field … Earned All-District honors as a wide receiver … Helped team to district titles in football in 2001 and 2002 … Track team also claimed the 2002 district title … Recorded 31 catches for 580 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior and finished career with 41 receptions for 683 yards and 10 TDs … Coached in football by Jay Roth.

PERSONAL
Full name is Michael Joseph Russo, Jr. … Born on Jan. 7, 1984, in Metairie, La. … Parents are Mike and Barbara Russo … Has three sisters, Dana, Amanda and Kristen … Majoring in biological sciences … Plays the guitar and was in a band for two years.

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