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#Packers worked out German Football League running back Donald Russell

German Football running back Donald Russell had a workout with the Packers last Friday

German Football running back Donald Russell had a workout with the Packers last Friday

We are learning that the Green Bay Packers worked out Powerhouse running back Donald Russell the former German Football League running back last Friday.  Russell is a big boy at 224 pounds, and he had a good workout with the Packers. He was not immediately signed, but the workout is just another sign that German Football League is landing players in the NFL. 

Learn more about Donald below:

Donald Russell

– A versatile running back with great ball control, excellent receiving skills, and strong blocking ability. A powerful downhill runner and valuable special teams member with great lower body strength and body control.

Position: Running Back, Special Teams,
Kick/Punt Return
Height: 5-11
Weight: 224
DOB: 08/04/1990

Professional Experience
Dresden Monarchs, German Football League (GFL) – 2015
Ranking: 2 Record: 13-3
Position: Running Back/Tailback, Special Teams, Kick/Punt Return
Rushing Att – 169 Rushing Yards – 1,928
Receiving Att – 25 Receiving Yards – 415
Touchdowns – 24

Atlanta Falcons, NFL – 2013
Undrafted Rookie Free Agent
Position: Running Back/Tailback
Completed: Rookie Mini Camp & Training Camp

Other NFL Experience
Tryouts – Carolina Panthers, 2013
Tryouts – New York Giants, 2013

2013 NFL Regional Combine Statistics:
Speed: 4.53 40-yard dash: 4.53
20-yard Shuttle: 4.28 3-Cone Drill: 7.3
Vertical Jump: 38 Broad Jump: 123.6
Bench Press: 23 reps at 225lbs

Played college football at Georgia State and the University of Kentucky. 1900 yards running in college and 15 touchdowns

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