Statesboro, GA (Sports Network) - Georgia Southern All-America nose tackle
Brent Russell was arrested by Bulloch County police Saturday night and charged
with disorderly conduct and obstruction of a law enforcement officer, the
university newspaper reported Monday afternoon.
Russell's arrest occurred a few hours after the Eagles lost a home game to
Southern Conference rival Appalachian State, The George-Anne reported.
According to the report, Russell was arrested outside of Rude Rudy's
restaurant after police arrived on the scene to break up a fight in the
parking lot, asked him to leave several times and he did not comply.
Russell, a 6-foot, 300-pound senior from Corner, Ga., is a three-time nominee
for the Buck Buchanan Award which honors the FCS outstanding defensive player.
He made The Sports Network FCS All-America first team as a junior last year.
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