|Date of birth:||November 17, 1969|
|Place of birth:||Long Beach, California|
|High school:||Long Beach (CA) Poly|
|NFL Draft:||1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Leonard James Russell (born November 17, 1969) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft. A 6'2", 235-lb. running back from Arizona State University, Russell played in 6 NFL seasons from 1991 to 1996 for the Patriots, the Denver Broncos, the St. Louis Rams, and the San Diego Chargers.
Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns
|Year||Team||GP||Att||Yds||Avg||Long||Rush TD||Rec||Yds||Avg||Long||Rec TD|
|1991||New England Patriots||16||266||959||3.6||24||4||18||81||4.5||18||0|
|1992||New England Patriots||11||123||390||3.2||23||2||11||24||2.2||12||0|
|1993||New England Patriots||16||300||1,088||3.6||21||7||26||245||9.4||69||0|
|1995||St. Louis Rams||13||66||203||3.1||18||0||16||89||5.6||17||0|
|1996||San Diego Chargers||15||219||713||3.3||21||7||13||180||13.8||35||1|
- Stats that are highlighted show career high
Leonard is currently the Director of Business Development and Head Football Coach at Adrenaline Athletic Training in Corona, CA.
- "Poly Football Honors Its Own With Second Hall Of Fame Ceremony". Long Beach Post. 2009-07-13. Retrieved 2014-06-09.