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Old Dog Russell Keeping Focus On Season Goals

Old Dog Russell Keeping Focus On Season Goals

He's there today, supporting his teammate and his friend in the most painful of personal circumstances. Just as Tyler Russell has supported Dak Prescott through the ups and downs of more normal college football life for three-plus years. "I mean it's hard. I basically told him we're brothers and if you need anything just let me know, I've got your back no matter what."

Russell and all Bulldogs know how strong Prescott's back is as a player, of course. This tumultuous week though the sophomore quarterback is bearing the heaviest of emotional loads after the Sunday passing of mother Peggy Prescott after years battling cancer. Mrs. Prescott passed Sunday morning—"I found out probably around 12:00," Russell said—and Dak left for home. Coach Dan Mullen, staff, and...

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