UNLV: A good-sized athlete who moved from tight end to defensive end during spring practice ... Will compete for time at DE along with another converted TE, Antonio Zepeda, this fall ... Listed as the No. 92 TE recruit in the nation by 247Sports.com ... Hails from the same prep program that produced both former RB Tim Cornett and current WR Devante Davis.
2013: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year letterwinner at North Shore HS under coach David Aymond ... Earned first team all-district honors ... Helped the Mustangs to a 13-2 record and an appearance in the Class 5A-1 state quarterfinals ... Had eight catches for 111 yards in 2012 ... A letterwinner as a forward for the NSHS basketball team.
PERSONAL: Jacobie Javon Russell was born May 7, 1995, in Houston, TX ... The son of Angela Russell ... Has five sisters: Jacoby, Tristan, Mia, Jordin and Adrienne ... Has not declared a major.