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Andy Russell

Charles Andrew Russell

Position: LB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: October 29, 1941 in Detroit, MI
High School: Ladue
College: Missouri   (school history)    (Russell college stats)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 16th round (220th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 79 (364th overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #116. Ted Hendricks… #117. Bob Griese… #118. Fred Biletnikoff… #119. ANDY RUSSELL… #120. Earl Campbell… #121. Bob St. Clair… #122. Elvin Bethea… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1963 22 PIT RLB 36 14 3 20 0 10 0 0 1 1 2 0 7
1966 25 PIT RLB 34 14 5
1967 26 PIT RLB 34 14 3 50 0 42 0 7
1968* 27 PIT RLB 34 14 14 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
1969 28 PIT RLB 34 14 14 2 48 0 26 0 5
1970* 29 PIT RLB 34 14 14 3 64 0 37 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
1971* 30 PIT RLB 34 14 14 0 0 2 3 0 8
1972* 31 PIT RLB 34 14 13 0 0 4 0 0 14
1973* 32 PIT RLB 34 14 14 3 54 1 45 0 11
1974* 33 PIT RLB 34 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
1975* 34 PIT RLB 34 14 14 11
1976 35 PIT RLB 34 14 12 1 0 0 0 0 9
Career 168 123 18 238 1 45 0 0 1 10 5 0 102

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1972* 31 PIT RLB 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
1973* 32 PIT RLB 1 1
1974 ❍ 33 PIT RLB 3 3
1975 ❍ 34 PIT RLB 3 3 0 0 1 93 1 1.0
1976 35 PIT RLB 2 2 2.0
Career 11 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 93 1 3.0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1966 25 PIT RLB 34 14 2 12 0 7 6.0 12
1967 26 PIT RLB 34 14 6 97 0 26 16.2 97
Career 168 8 109 0 26 13.6 109

Kicking & Punting

Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1966 25 PIT RLB 34 14 1 1 100.0%
Career 168 1 1 100.0%

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1966 25 PIT RLB 34 14 1 1 1 7
1973* 32 PIT RLB 34 14 14 1 1 6
Career 168 123 1 1 2 1 13

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1975 ❍ 34 PIT RLB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 11 11 1 1 6

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams