PLAYER: Randy Russell, Jr.
SCHOOL: Miami Carol City
SCOUTING: From the moment he arrived on campus, there was no doubting what the future would hold for this very talented prospect. He had done it at the youth football league and at the high school level – with the same talent and intensity that has attracted college attention from as far back as the ninth grade. From the beginning of his career, every coach, teammate and opponent knew that Russell was someone who would make a major impact in the secondary. He’s a physical talent who could hit you and cover as well as any corner around. His athletic ability was simply off the charts – and that is what has made him one of the elite players in the area. His offseason work has also been a huge reason why he has been able to attract big schools who love his style. There are prospects that you can watch when they are very young and project what they will be like when they reach that next level and beyond. This is one that everyone saw greatness from a very early age. Russell is another one of the big-time South Florida prospects.