Andy Russell

Andy Russell - Pittsburg Steelers

Andy Russell

Andy Russell spent 12 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers, serving as Steeler Captain for ten years. Andy was named Defensive MVP in 1968 and 1970 and team MVP in 1971. He was selected to the Pro Bowl seven times, the NFL All-Decade Team (1965-1975) by the NFL Hall of Fame Selection Committee, and chosen as one of “NFL’s 300 Greatest Players.” While playing for the Steelers, Andy was twice a Super Bowl champion. In 1975, he was the recipient of the NFL Players Association’s Byron “Whizzer” White Award for the player who had done the most for his team, his community and his country. Following his professional football career, Andy has written and published three books, including A Steeler Odyssey, An Odd Steelers Journey, and Beyond the Goalpost.

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