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Seattle Seahawks Lineman: Russell Okung!

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Today on the BeachLifestyle Radio Show, Host Neil Haley will interview NFL Pro-Bowler Offensive Tackle Russell Okung!

Russell Okung:

Tackle Seattle Seahawks


HOW ACQUIRED:
Selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Started the first 12 games of 2011 before being placed on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle suffered vs. Philadelphia (12/1). Helped Marshawn Lynch post a club record scoring at least one TD in 11 consecutive games.
• Battled ankle injuries for most of the 2010 season. Started all 10 games played and both postseason contests. Missed the first three games of the season (ankle) and made NFL debut at St. Louis (10/3/10).
• Highest drafted tackle in club history (Walter Jones was also selected sixth overall in 1997) and first draft choice of General Manager John Schneider and Head Coach Pete Carroll.

COLLEGE:
Played 52 games at Oklahoma State, starting final 47 contests – including last 39 at left tackle (first eight at right tackle). Part of unit that saw the Cowboys lead the Big Twelve Conference in rushing in each of his four seasons in the starting line-up. An Outland Trophy finalist, garnered All-American and Big Twelve Offensive Lineman of the Year honors, becoming OSU’s most decorated offensive lineman since former Pittsburgh Steelers standout center, Jon Kolb (1966-68).
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