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Southerner senior signs to join Lyon College football program

Southside High School senior, Quinton Russell signed to continue his football career with Lyon College on March 8. in the Citizens Bank Quad at Southside High School.

Coach Edwards reflects, “Coaching is easy when you have great players like Quinton.” Coach Kent of the Lyon College football program stated he is always looking for students who are academically and athletically inclined, and he is proud to say he has found that in Quinton.

“I’ve enjoyed my time playing with my Southside family and look forward to becoming a part of the Lyon family,” Russell said.   Russell was part of the senior group that led the Southerners to 3 straight playoff appearances. It was the first ever playoff win and the first ever playoff game at home.

Russell ended his senior season with 53 tackles, 11 for lost yardage, 3 sacks and 1 fumble recovery.

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