Troy Russell Named CAA Defensive Player of the Week

ORONO, Maine – University of Maine football standout Troy Russell has been named the CAA Defensive Player of the Week.

Russell, a junior linebacker from South Plainfield, N.J., returned a fumble 60 yards for a score while causing another fumble in the UMass endzone that was recovered for another touchdown as the Minutemen were trying to come back late in the game.

He finished the day with five tackles including a sack as the Black Bears defeated UMass 32-21 on Senior Day.

Andrew Mahoney

Assistant Manager of Athletic Media Relations
University of Maine


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