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|Date of birth:November 17, 1969|
|Place of birth: Long Beach, California|
|College: Arizona State|
|NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New England Patriots (1991–1993)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 1991 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Leonard James Russell (born November 17, 1969) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft. A 6'2", 235-lb. running back from Arizona State University, Russell played in 6 NFL seasons from 1991 to 1996 for the Patriots, the Denver Broncos, the St. Louis Rams, and the San Diego Chargers.
Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns
|Year||Team||GP||Att||Yds||Avg||Long||Rush TD||Rec||Yds||Avg||Long||Rec TD|
|1991||New England Patriots||16||266||959||3.6||24||4||18||81||4.5||18||0|
|1992||New England Patriots||11||123||390||3.2||23||2||11||24||2.2||12||0|
|1993||New England Patriots||16||300||1,088||3.6||21||7||26||245||9.4||69||0|
|1995||St. Louis Rams||13||66||203||3.1||18||0||16||89||5.6||17||0|
|1996||San Diego Chargers||15||219||713||3.3||21||7||13||180||13.8||35||1|
- Stats that are highlighted show career high
Leonard is currently the Resident Manager of the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Perris, CA.
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 25, 2006. https://web.archive.org/web/20060825200019/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=RusseLeo01. Retrieved October 20, 2006.
- ↑ Associated Press. "NFL TRANSACTIONS : Chargers Unload Leading Rusher Butts for Draft Picks". http://articles.latimes.com/1994-04-26/sports/sp-50520_1_seventh-round-pick. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
- ↑ "Poly Football Honors Its Own With Second Hall Of Fame Ceremony". Long Beach Post. July 13, 2009. http://lbpost.com/sports/6008-poly-football-honors-its-own-with-second-hall-of-fame-ceremony#.U5VqtShOJEc. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
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