Russell Reeder
Russell  Reeder


Encinitas, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral Catholic HS '12

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225


Community and Regional Development


UC Davis and Sacramento State Ready for Causeway Classic

Aggies and Hornets to square off at Aggie Stadium at 1 p.m. on Saturday


UC Davis to wrestle Bears in Homecoming matchup

Aggies to host Northern Colorado at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Aggie Stadium


Southern Utah keeps Aggies in check, 24-3

Defense holds Thunderbirds to 260 yards, records five sacks


Aggies return to road to face Southern Utah

UC Davis takes on Thunderbirds at 5 p.m. (PDT) on Saturday


Aggies return to the road to face No. 4/5 Eastern Washington

Kickoff on Saturday is 1 p.m.

2016: Saw action in four games, earning the start against Oregon and Southern Oregon, before missing seven games due to injury… Finished the season with 10.5 tackles (eight unassisted)… Recorded one sack in the season opener at Oregon for a loss of four yards in addition to 5.5 tackles.

2015: Started all nine games that he played, only missing the final two games of the year due to injury... Despite missing two games, still tied for third on the team with 45 total tackles (24 solo)... Sacked Southern Utah QB Ammon Olsen with LB Travon Brooks for a 9-yard loss in the first quarter on Oct. 24... Had a 1-yard TFL against Northern Arizona... Twice had a career-high nine total tackles (NAU, SUU)... All six of his tackles against South Dakota were solo... Was only 1 of 2 of Aggies' among the top 10 tacklers to not play in every game.

 Saw action in all 11 games, starting five... Finished fifth on the team with 46 total tackles (22 solo)... Led team with two interceptions, getting picks against Ft. Lewis and Northern Arizona... Had fourth-quarter interception at NAU against QB Jordan Perry that led to 47-yard TD from Ben Scott to Ramon Vargas that brought Aggies to within 23-21... Lone sack of season resulted in a 10-yard loss against Ft. Lewis... Recovered a Stanford fumble at the 1-yard line late in the game.

2013: Played in all 12 games, earning starts at South Dakota, and vs. Northern Arizona and Portland State... Tallied 15 tackles (5 solo)... Had a season-best seven tackles (3 solo) at Nevada... Posted three stops against North Dakota.

2012: Redshirted.

CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC HS '12: Earned Defensive Player of the Year in the Eastern League while adding First Team All-Eastern League honors in 2011... Added a First Team All-CIF San Diego nod and was the team MVP in 2011... Posted 9.2 tackles per game for a total of 119 tackles with four interceptions as a senior... Was the North County top college prospect as a linebacker and was named a MaxPreps Player of the Week on two separate occasions... Helped lead Cathedral Catholic HS to five straight Division III CIF championships... In 2011, Cathedral Catholic finished with a 12-1 record and a 5-0 mark in league play... Also played baseball while at Cathedral Catholic... Was the ASB Senior Class Secretary in 2012 and holds a GPA of 3.29.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in community and regional development... Parents are Rick and Mary Reeder... Has three siblings; Rylee, Racheal and Jessica... Chose UC Davis for the academics and the people... His advice to teammates is, "Whether you think you can or whether think you can't, you're right."


Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2013 12 5 10 15 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 11 22 24 46 1.5 11 1.0 10 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
2015 9 24 21 45 1.5 5 0.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 51 55 106 3.0 16 1.5 14 2 0 0 1 1 0 0