Russell Hairston

Russell Jonathan Hairston
Born: February 10, 1964
Position: DB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 208
College: Kentucky
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt (Greenbelt, MD)
Career: 1987-1990

Russell Hairston played from 1987 to 1990 during his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Gladiators, New England Steamrollers and Washington Commandos. Hairston intercepted 5 passes for 57 yards in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1987NFL Pittsburgh Steelers2168.011 1
1987Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators67112616.8 18
1988Arena New England Steamrollers1115514.1 4
1988Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators2532713.1 4
1990Arena Washington Commandos1315812.2 3
Arena League116176615.229
NFL2168.011 1
Totals118178215.111 30

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1988Arena New England Steamrollers3289.3 0
1990Arena Washington Commandos12020.0 0
Arena League44812.00


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1987Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators45012.5 1
1988Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators177.0 0
Arena League55711.41

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1987NFL Pittsburgh Steelers1000
1987Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators17.5163710
1988Arena New England Steamrollers9.591000
1988Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators18164200
1990Arena Washington Commandos1092112
Arena League7550101002002

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1987NFL Pittsburgh Steelers10006
1987Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators181000114
1988Arena New England Steamrollers40000024
1988Arena Pittsburgh Gladiators4000024
1990Arena Washington Commandos30000018
Arena League02900010000000180

Playing Career:


1987 - Arena Most Valuable Player


1987 - Arena All-Arena (First-Team)