Brent Russell headlines Georgia Southern's postseason award winners

Mike Zarrilli

The defensive tackle has anchored the Eagles' defense this season.

Georgia Southern defensive tackle Brent Russell recently brought home an award for his solid season, according to the Telegraph.

Russell was named to the Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS All-America team. He was a first-team selection for the second time.

In 12 games this season, the 300-pounder out of Comer, Ga., recorded 39 tackles and 7 1/2 for loss. He also had 3 1/2 sacks.

Offensive lineman Garrett Frye also joined Russell on the Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS All-America team.

Defensive lineman Dion DuBose and Dorian Byrd were named to the College Sports Madness FCS All-American team. DuBose was a third-team selection. He finished the year with nine tackles for loss and 5 1/2 sacks.

The Eagles are 10-3 this season and went 6-2 in the Southern conference. Georgia Southern is currently in the midst of a run at the FCS National Championship. After wins over Central Arkansas and Old Dominion, the Eagles play top-seeded North Dakota State in the semifinals at 8 p.m. ET Friday.

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