Third-year sophomore... Tall, quick, athletic quarterback, primary backup... Threw for 427 yards and three TDs and rushed for 147 and three scores as redshirt freshman in 2013... Timed at 4.49 in 40-yard dash... Vertical jump measured at 41.6, broad jump at 10-feet, 4-inches
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in seven of 13 games as backup QB... Earned first career letter... Threw for 427 yards and three TDs on 26-of-43 passing (60.5 percent) with three interceptions on season... Also ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries... 37 of 43 season attempts came in first six games of season... 381 of 427 season passing yards thrown in first four games... Played extensively in five of season's first six games... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Wofford, threw first career TD (season-long 70-yarder to Corey Coleman in third quarter) and ran for first career TD (13-yard rush in third quarter)... Finished with 99 yards on perfect 4-for-4 passing and totaled seven rushing yards... Threw for 114 yards and one TD on 6-of-9 passing and rushed for 18 yards in win over Buffalo in second game... Passed for season highs of 119 yards, one TD, seven completions, nine attempts, and rushed for 29 yards in win over ULM in third game... Threw for 49 yards and rushed for six in win over West Virginia in fourth game... Did not play in fifth game... Ran for season-long 40-yard TD and threw for 39 yards in win over Iowa State in sixth game... Had seven-yard completion and ran for 15 yards in win at Kansas in seventh game... Played once over final six games, ran for 29 yards on three rushes (attempted no passes) in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game.
2012 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for 12 of 13 games (all but season opener), but did not see any game action.
High School: Dual-threat quarterback from Garland (Texas) High School... Three-sport star played football for head coach Jeff Jordan at GHS... National position rankings: No. 41 by 247Sports.com, No. 47 by ESPN.com, No. 70 by Scout.com... No. 106-rated prospect in Texas according to ESPN.com, rated No. 155 by 247Sports.com... Rated No. 72 by Dallas Morning News SportsDay's Dallas-Area Top 100, fifth among quarterbacks... Named 2011 second-team All-District 10-5A as senior after leading GHS to 9-3 record and area second round of playoffs... 2011 stat totals: 103-188 passing for 1,502 yards and 12 touchdowns, rushed for 471 yards and seven TDs on 83 attempts... Selected 2010 honorable mention All-District 10-5A as junior for 7-4 Garland squad... Threw for 779 yards on 66-of-134 passing and seven TDs as junior despite hand injury... Also ran for 395 yards and three TDs on 81 rushes... Letterman in football, basketball and track (4x200 meters) at GHS... Brother, Caleb, is senior linebacker at Texas A&M.
Personal: Son of Ronnie and Andrea Russell... Full name is Seth Andrew Russell... Born Jan. 27, 1994, in Dallas, Texas... Majoring in communication studies.