23 - Russell Leedy
Russell Leedy
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Encinitas, CA
High School: La Costa Canyon
Position: DB

Junior: Had 15 total tackles on the season, while seeing action in all 10 games… Recorded a season-best six tackles, including five solo stops, against Stony Brook… Added three assisted tackles against Harvard, and three total tackles against Yale… Forced a fumble against Stony Brook… Returned an interception for 11 yards in the win at Yale… Sophomore: Appeared in 7 games for the Bears… Made 4 solo tackles on the season, 2 against both Holy Cross and Cornell… Also recorded a tackle for a loss and recovered a fumble against Cornell… Freshman: Recorded one tackle for the season against Holy Cross… Gained valuable experience playing for the Junior Varsity team… Secondary School Background: A graduate of La Costa Canyon High School where he lettered in football and baseball… A three-year starter for both football and baseball… Football team captain… All-CIF First Team Defense… All-Palomar League First Team Defense 2006… Team MVP… 2006 Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year… Scored 10 touchdowns, rushed for 715 yards, and received for 259 yards with 2 interceptions his senior season… Member of Honor Roll all four years… Named a National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete… Recipient of the 2006 Scholar Leader-Athlete Award… San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team 2005-2006… CIF Scholar Athlete Award 2004-2006… Personal: Russell Cassius Leedy, born March 26, 1989… Son of Martha and Tom Leedy… Has two brothers, Nathan and Wyatt, and a sister, Genna… Enjoys surfing, fishing and music… Psychology concentrator.