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Jayden Russell

Position Safety
Height 6'3''
Weight 190 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Shawnee, Kan.
High School St. Thomas Aquinas HS

High School: Earned a three-star rating by Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and ESPN … Rated the number one defensive back in the state of Kansas according to 247Sports.com … Played under head coach Randy Dreiling at St. Thomas Aquinas HS … Helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to its first Kansas Class 5A state title with a 12-0 record in his senior season … Named Class 5A All-State by the Wichita Eagle … Named a Top 100 Senior by SportsinKansas.com … Selected to play in the World Bowl in Mexico City.

Personal: Son of Denny Orlanzzini and Chris Russell … Plans to major in business … Chose Kansas over offers from Boston College, Duke, Kansas State and Iowa State.