Steve Russ
Washington Commanders
Position:Linebackers coach
Personal information
Born: (1972-09-16) September 16, 1972 (age 50)
Stetsonville, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:Medford (WI)
College:Air Force
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 218
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • Ohio (2001)
    Outside linebackers coach
  • Ohio (2002–2003)
    Inside linebackers coach
  • Ohio (2004)
    Special teams/inside linebackers coach
  • Syracuse (2005–2006)
    Linebackers coach
  • Syracuse (2007)
    Defensive coordinator/linebackers coach
  • Wake Forest (2008–2009)
    Tight ends coach
  • Wake Forest (2010)
    Linebackers coach
  • Wake Forest (2011)
    Defensive backs coach
  • Air Force (2012)
    Assistant head coach/co-defensive coordinator/defensive back coach
  • Air Force (2013)
    Assistant head coach/co-defensive coordinator/inside linebackers coach
  • Air Force (2014–2017)
    Assistant head coach/defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach
  • Carolina Panthers (20182019)
    Linebackers coach
  • Washington Football Team / Commanders (2020–present)
    Linebackers coach
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:24
Player stats at · PFR

Steve Russ (born September 16, 1972[1]) is an American football linebackers coach for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football as a linebacker for the Air Force Falcons at the United States Air Force Academy, and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 1995 NFL Draft. He also played for the Los Angeles Xtreme in the original XFL, and has been a coach since 2001.


  1. ^ "Steve Russ Stats".