Rivals ranks him as the second-best recruit in the state of Arkansas. He attends Benton High School in Benton, AR. Last season, he rushed for 1,643 yards and 26 touchdowns. He also recorded 22 receptions for 224 yards and one touchdown.
On3’s Recruiting Prediction Machine lists Arkansas as the overwhelming favorite to land Russell. They give the Razorbacks a whopping 90.2 percent chance.