- For the American football, basketball, and baseball coach, see Russ Peterson (coach).
Russell Harold Peterson (August 25, 1905 – October 1971) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Boston Braves. He played college football at the University of Montana.
Peterson was born on August 25, 1905 in Midale, Saskatchewan. He attended Custer County High School in Miles City, Montana. Peterson attended college at the University of Montana where he played college football. He played as a lineman in the National Football League for the Boston Braves in 1932. He played in three games in the NFL.