Carrollton High School; Carrollton, Ga.
Pos: Defensive tackle
Wt: 300 pounds
Stats (Junior season in 2012): 34 tackles (eight solo, 26 assisted), 4.5 tackles for loss; no senior stats available for this player
Stars (Rivals/Scout/247): 4/4/4
Quick hit: A longtime Georgia commit, defensive line coach Rodney Garner used familial ties (he played with Russell's uncle at Auburn in the 1980s) to flip the four-star prospect and give him yet another big body to work into the Tigers' already-stout defensive line rotation.
Malzahn says: "He's got family that was Auburn. He is a very big athletic guy, high character guy. We're very excited about him."