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Russell Hansbrough
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-11-19) November 19, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth: Arlington, Texas
Career information
College: Missouri
Undrafted in 2016
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2016)
Career highlights and awards

Russell Hansbrough (born November 19, 1993) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Missouri, and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2016. He has also played for the New York Giants, Los Angeles Chargers, and Washington Redskins.

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Hansbrough signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] He was released on September 5, 2016 and signed to the practice squad the next day.[2][3] He was released on September 14, 2016 and re-signed on October 5.[4] He was promoted to the active roster on October 10, 2016.[5] He was released on October 17, 2016 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[6][7] He was promoted back to the active roster on November 7, 2016 but was released again on November 12.[8][9] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 15, 2016.[10] He was released by the Buccaneers on November 22, 2016.[11]

New York GiantsEdit

On December 14, 2016, Hansbrough was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.[12]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (second stint)Edit

On December 27, 2016, Hansbrough was signed by the Buccaneers off the Giants' practice squad.[13] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad the next day.[14][15] He was released on October 3, 2017.[16]

Los Angeles ChargersEdit

On December 12, 2017, Hansbrough was signed to the Los Angeles Chargers' practice squad.[17] He was promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2017.[18] On September 1, 2018, Hansbrough was waived.[19]

Washington RedskinsEdit

On December 18, 2018, Hansbrough was signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad.[20] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 3, 2019, but was waived on May 13, 2019.[21][22]

References Edit

  1. Smith, Scott (May 2, 2016). "Buccaneers Land 19 Rookie Free Agents". Archived from the original on March 3, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180303164623/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Buccaneers-Land-19-Rookie-Free-Agents/e49fcb5e-de33-492a-8e0e-dabc9c770b26. Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  2. Smith, Scott (September 3, 2016). "Buccaneers Trim Roster to 53". Archived from the original on August 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807072107/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Buccaneers-Trim-Roster-to-53/497131d1-73d4-477a-9857-dabc52dfaf49.
  3. Smith, Scott (September 5, 2016). "Bucs Form Practice Squad". Archived from the original on August 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807073104/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Buccaneers-Form-2016-Practice-Squad/886664da-3a04-4f34-abb4-4189c88e579a.
  4. Smith, Scott (October 5, 2016). "Keyes, Hansbrough Return to Practice Squad". Archived from the original on August 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807022210/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Keyes-Hansbrough-Return-to-Practice-Squad/5d44b407-891c-420b-8b82-b537e0529ac9.
  5. Smith, Scott (October 10, 2016). "Hansbrough Promoted as Sims Goes to I.R.". Archived from the original on March 30, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180330013118/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Hansbrough-Promoted-as-Sims-Goes-to-IR/6e201598-cfb7-4463-9679-374e55136796.
  6. Smith, Scott (October 17, 2016). "Louis Murphy Returns to the Field". https://web.archive.org/web/20171117075023/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Louis-Murphy-Returns-to-the-Field/7fc5f7c9-7f82-4e9e-a50b-3d951aedaa11.
  7. Smith, Scott (October 19, 2016). "Donteea Day Back on the Active Roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20170116191727/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Donteea-Dye-Back-on-the-Active-Roster/402e790a-22ca-4fe4-92b9-7b7bab93c58d.
  8. "Hansbrough Promoted as Two Go to IR". November 7, 2016. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161220073716/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Hansbrough-Promoted-as-Two-Go-to-IR/9bcaab68-54a5-4c7d-b781-ed9137265891.
  9. Smith, Scott (November 12, 2016). "Gottschalk & Russell Promoted to Active Roster". Archived from the original on May 7, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180507085842/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Gottschalk--Russell-Promoted-to-Active-Roster/f1f0c13f-5a9d-40f3-ac45-a38f79550862.
  10. "Buccaneers Make Practice Squad Moves". November 15, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20170430222822/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Buccaneers-Make-Practice-Squad-Moves/4cd1da4c-57f2-46a7-8ff9-eb623264d816.
  11. Smith, Scott (November 22, 2016). "Josh Allen, Javien Elliott Promoted". Archived from the original on September 7, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170907075445/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Josh-Allen-Javien-Elliott-Promoted/d14c5022-f76b-401b-b25c-da4eec3b9372.
  12. Benton, Dan (December 14, 2016). "Giants sign Adam Gettis to practice squad, terminate contracts of two others". http://giantswire.usatoday.com/2016/12/14/new-york-giants-sign-adam-gettis-practice-squad-other-transactions/.
  13. Smith, Scott (December 27, 2016). "Cam Brate Heads to Injured Reserve". Archived from the original on September 1, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170901201234/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Cam-Brate-Heads-to-Injured-Reserve/4ebe46f7-49ab-4df0-8383-f6d63c3556a1.
  14. Smith, Scott (September 2, 2017). "Wide Variety of Moves Gets Bucs to 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20171208151620/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Wide-Variety-of-Moves-Gets-Bucs-to-53/229beb34-4568-4236-8cc8-4ad794feb408.
  15. Smith, Scott (September 3, 2017). "Bucs Stay Home for Practice Squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20171026072456/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Bucs-Stay-Home-for-Practice-Squad/5073e8ed-dcd6-4f12-9bbf-22220b5e4d93.
  16. Smith, Scott (October 3, 2017). "Buccaneers Bring Alan Cross Back". Archived from the original on October 5, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171005163457/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Buccaneers-Bring-Alan-Cross-Back/a736dfb7-19d3-4b69-b284-1e2a2517035e.
  17. Henne, Ricky (December 12, 2017). "Chargers Announce Trio of Transactions". http://www.chargers.com/news/2017/12/12/chargers-announce-trio-transactions.
  18. Henne, Ricky (December 29, 2017). "Chargers Sign RB Russell Hansbrough to Active Roster". http://www.chargers.com/news/2017/12/29/chargers-sign-rb-russell-hansbrough-active-roster.
  19. Henne, Ricky (September 1, 2018). "Chargers Cut Roster Down to 53". https://www.chargers.com/news/chargers-cut-roster-down-to-53.
  20. "Redskins Sign Harlan Miller, Place Joshua Holsey On Injured Reserve". December 18, 2018. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-harlan-miller-place-joshua-holsey-on-injured-reserve.
  21. "Redskins Sign Russell Hansbrough, Darius James To Reserve/Future Contracts". January 3, 2019. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-russell-hansbrough-darius-james-to-reserve-future-contracts.
  22. "Redskins Sign Five College Free Agents". May 13, 2019. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-five-college-free-agents.

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