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Football Player Radar: Russ Potokov (OG) Urbana University
Football Player Radar: Russ Potokov (OG) Urbana University
Sonny Black | 02/04/19 | 3:20 PM EST 0 Comments
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In our "Football Player Radar" Series we highlight promising football players that are flying below the radar.   

Russ has had a promising collegiate football career for Urbana University playing OG, C and Special Teams Russ is quite explosive with his hands and has exceptional foot-work combined with a very strong upper and lower body.

Q&A with Russ Potokov

Q: What is the fondest memory of your college career and/or semi-pro?

I feel like my fondest memory in college was going undefeated in my junior college at Nassau community college 10-0 plus winning a bowl and also being invited to the dream bowl and the gridiron showcase after my senior year.

Q: Who was the toughest competitor you faced in college and/or semi-pro?

I really can’t say because I have faced a lot of good competitors during my years off playing college football.

Q: What was your best game in college or semi-pro football?

I feel like my best game was my senior year against West Virginia state on my senior night.

Q: What was your favorite NFL team growing up?

My favorite team is the Houston Texans!

Q: Who was your favorite player?


Q: Which current NFL player most resembles you?

I can't really say but I feel like Jason Kelce and Matt Paradis right now. 

Q: What would your former teammates say about you?

I am always ready to work I am not a big vocal guy, but I just come in and ready to work.

Q: What are you presently doing as far as training?

I train right now in long island at Xceleration right now 6 days a week.

Q: What is your favorite combine drill (40, Shuttle, 3-Cone, Bench, Broad, Vert)?

I say the bench and broad jump. 

Q: Why do you believe you have been flying below the radar as a football player?

I believe the reason for that because I went to a small school in a small town in Ohio not a lot people know about it.

Q: What do you want to do besides football?

I am interested in criminal justice world, I always wanted to join the FBI or be a detective.

Q: What do you like to do for fun?

I just like to hangout with my family and friends most of the time, sometimes play Xbox.

Q: If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be and why?

Lebron James, JAY Z and bill gates because they are all smart in there owns ways and they started from nothing and got to where they are now. they are most respected people on the planet. I want sit down and learn their work ethics and how to reached the top.

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