17 Travis Russell
17 - Travis Russell
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: West Catholic
Position: QB

FSU: Key member of Bulldog team that reached the NCAA Division II National Championship game and matched an all-time NCAA wins record with 15 victories in 2018 ... Part of 2018 team that captured the GLIAC Championship and won Super Region Three in the NCAA Division II Playoffs en route to the title game ... Claimed the NCAA Elite 90 Award as the player with the top grade point average in the national championship game ... Also named as a nominee for the AFCA Good Works Team for efforts on and off the field ... Played in 11 games and threw for 286 yards on 21-of-33 passing for two scores ... Ran for 321 yards on the ground on 55 carries and scored twice ... Helped team to a second-straight national quarterfinal appearance in 2017 ... Threw for 1,242 yards and nine touchdowns in 13 games while splitting time at the quarterback position ... Also ran for 447 yards and six scores ... Member of the Bulldogs' 2016 team that advanced to the NCAA Division II National Semifinals ... Saw action as a reserve quarterback and on special teams ... Appeared in five games in 2016 ... Redshirted during the 2015 campaign ... Member of FSU squad that won a second-straight GLIAC Championship and reached the NCAA Division II Playoffs ... High School: Three-year starter … Two-Time All-State recipient … Earned all-conference first team laurels three consecutive years … Guided West Catholic to back-to-back state championships … Was a three-time all-area and all-county choice … Three-year letterwinner … Coached by Dan Rohn … Threw for 2,415 yards and ran for 750 more as a junior … Tossed 22 TD's in 2013 with 10 more on the ground … Concluded his career as Michigan's number three ranked quarterback in touchdown passes and was fifth overall in passing yardage … Received first team all-state honors from the Associated Press … Voted to the MLive Grand Rapids Dream Team … Posted a 34-8 mark in 42 games as a varsity starter on the prep level, including a 14-1 playoff mark … Completed 546-of-985 passes in his career for 7,634 yards and 80 scores … Also rushed for 2,266 yards on 430 carries and posted 32 TD's … Featured on the Lake Michigan Football Report's Top 20 Signing Day Prospects List … Tabbed as a 2015 Detroit News Blue Chip Recruit.