Cobras add Lineman Faleaoga Russell to 2018 Roster

12/08/2017 10:30 PM -

GREENSBORO – Faleaoga Russell (6’5,335) signed with the Carolina Cobras for his second year of arena football and first with the Cobras. Russell signed with the Sioux Falls Storm in 2017, the Storm went 14-2 and appeared in the 2017 United Bowl. Prior to Russell’s pro career spent his college career at Lincoln University of Missouri. Russell played both offensive and defensive line. During his senior year he played in 11 games totaling 19 tackles, four for a loss and one sack. 

Russell is a native of Compton, California where he played for Twentynine Palms High School. 


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