Russell commits to EKU

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Bearcat standout to play football for the Colonels

By The Staff

Jacob Russell, quarterback of the Anderson County High School Bearcat football team, has committed to play football at Eastern Kentucky University.

Russell cannot officially sign with the team until Feb. 3, but The Anderson News confirmed late Tuesday night that he intends to play for the Colonels.

Russell, a varsity standout in football, basketball and baseball, decided to stick with football at the collegiate level and had shown interest in several colleges and universities.

Check back here for more information as it becomes available, and see the full story in next week’s edition of The Anderson News.