Spring practice is a wrap after big crowd watches Rebels scrimmage on campus.
UNLV: A good-sized athlete who has practiced at both tight and defensive end but is currently competing for time at the DE spot … Listed as the No. 92 TE recruit in the nation by 247Sports.com … Hails from the same stellar Texas prep program that produced new Rebel Darius Mouton and former RB Tim Cornett and WR Devante Davis.
2014: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games … Made the first of four starts at tight end at Utah State on Oct. 25. 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 … Majoring in sociology..