Tyson Russell signs with Vanderbilt

National Signing Day Vanderbilt

Tyson Russell has signed with Vanderbilt. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2021 Vanderbilt class

Tyson Russell Profile

Tyson Russell is a 5-foot-10, 160 pound defensive back from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Russell is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. According to Rivals.com, Russell committed to Vanderbilt on May 9, 2020.

Russell is considered one of the top 2021 high school football prospects in the state of Florida. According to 247Sports.com Tyson is the 119th ranked cornerback prospect in the nation.

In addition to Vanderbilt, some of Russell‘s more notable offers included Missouri, Minnesota, Maryland, Pitt, NC State, Syracuse, Army and Southern Miss.

Tyson is one of 20 known 2021 football commits for [table “9” does not have that cell /]
. This number will likely change due to additional commits or decommits. For a complete list of all the Vanderbilt‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2021 SEC football commits lists.

Tyson Russell Scouting Report

Tyson Russell helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to a perfect season and state championship as a junior. Good football pedigree as son of Twan Russell who played for seven years in the NFL. Excellent directional speed with good jumps out of his back pedal. Did track and field where he ran the 200, triple and long jumps. As shown in the video below at the 01:36 mark, Russell has excellent reaction time out of his breaks to attack the screen despite being briefly held. Has the kind of aggressive physicality you like to see in a cornerback. Also spent time at safety over the top where he performed with great sideline to sideline speed. (DT Yates)

Tyson Russell Highlights

Complete profile and film room evaluation for Vanderbilt signee Tyson Russell. Includes video highlights, projected position, height, weight, hometown, schools offered and more.

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