April 23, 2010

Russell takes in a Wolfpack spring practice

Christian Russell was clearly one of the top football players in the state last season. Not many players run for 1,870 yards and 27 touchdowns on offense and then make 136 tackles, including four sacks, and a pair of interceptions on defense.

Russell did just that for Westover High in Fayetteville, N.C., last season. He transferred during the offseason to Hoke County High in Raeford, N.C., following his coach, Milton Butts, who left Westover for Hoke County.

The entire Hoke County football team took a trip to NC State to watch the Wolfpack practice last week.

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