Russ (6’0 – 185) was eligible to enter free agency February 15th before re-signing with the Riders. The 25-year-old will return for his third season with the green and white after originally signing with the team in 2011out of Harding University. Last season the Marianna, FL native played 16 games and registered 33 defensive tackles. His nine pass knockdowns lead the team while his two interceptions tied for the team lead.
The extension keeps Fulton under contract with the Riders through the 2015 season.