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#39 Russell Gage
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 179 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: Squad
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Redemptorist HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 01/22/1996
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Russell Gage Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2016

Made the transition from defensive back to wide receiver in the spring and earned a share of the Newcomer Award and Coaches Award at the conclusion of spring practice … A two-way player in high school, he is a well-rounded athlete who will push for playing time on offense and special teams.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in the season opener at Mississippi State … Trained as a defensive back throughout the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Saw action against Sam Houston State and New Mexico State as a freshman ... Did not start ... Recorded two tackles against Sam Houston, one on special teams coverage and one on defense.

HIGH SCHOOL
A solid athlete who played significantly on offense, defense and special teams as a leader for Redemptorist … A three-star prospect by Scout.com, Rivals.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com … Ranked as the 28th best player in the state of Louisiana by 247Sports and 34th in the state by Rivals … Accounted for eight interceptions and 65 total tackles on defense as a senior … Played quarterback and completed 69-of-141 passes for 740 yards and three touchdowns, and he rushed for 1,018 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2013 …Coached by Daniel Roane.

PERSONAL
Parents are Russell Sr. and Alisa Gage … Born Jan. 22, 1996 … Majoring in sport administration.

DEFENSIVE CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 2 vs. Sam Houston State, 2014

GAGE'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2014 2-0 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0
2015 1-0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0
Totals
3-0
1
1
2
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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