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Russell Okung

Russell Okung - #76 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 10/07/1987
Birthplace Richmond, TX
College Oklahoma State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 6th pick by Seahawks

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

2010 draft choices by team: Seahawks

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2010 NFL draft.

White gets needed fresh start with Seattle

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
There are carries to be had in Seattle for RB LenDale White, many more than there were in Tennessee, where Chris Johnson has become a star.

Seahawks acquire RB-RS Washington from Jets

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Not long after acquiring LenDale White from the Titans, the Seahawks traded for another backfield weapon late Saturday morning, picking up RB-RS Leon Washington from the Jets in exchange for Seattle’s fifth-round draft pick.

Titans trade RB White to Seahawks

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Looking to further diversify their backfield, the Seahawks have obtained veteran RB LenDale White from the Titans, reuniting White with Pete Carroll, his former coach at USC.

Tate should get golden opportunity with Seahawks

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
It looks like the Seahawks hit paydirt for the third straight time in the draft with the second-round selection of Notre Dame WR Golden Tate, who provides a terrific downfield dimension.

Okung, Thomas provide instant impact in Seattle

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
With the selections of OT Russell Okung and FS Earl Thomas, the Seahawks did quite well for themselves on both sides of the ball with their first two picks in the 2010 draft.

Seahawks sign former first-round wide receivers

Posted April 18, 2010 @ 2:34 a.m. ET
The Seahawks have signed a pair of underachieving wide receivers who had been out of the NFL, reaching agreements with former USC Trojan and Detroit Lion pick Mike Williams and ex-Jaguar Reggie Williams, both of whom were one-time first-round draft ...

Seahawks unveil different looking O-line

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Perhaps the most significant development on the first day of the Seahawks' voluntary veteran minicamp was that the offensive line looked a lot different than what most sources on the scene had expected.

Report: Seahawks DE Kerney calls it quits

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
NFL.com reported Tuesday afternoon that Seahawks DE Patrick Kerney, who would have been entering his 12th season as a pro, has decided to retire.

Q&A with Toledo safety Barry Church

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Toledo's Barry Church talked to PFW about his prolific college career, those disappointing 40-times, funny sayings from Pittsburgh (his hometown) and a crippling fear of bees.

For Pete's sake

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Now that Mike Shanahan has shaken up the NFL with his trade for Donovan McNabb, could new Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll be next to pull off a blockbuster deal?

Lions acquire OG Sims from Seattle

Posted April 05, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Seahawks and Lions completed two trades on Monday, sending OG Rob Sims to Detroit in the more noteworthy of the two deals.

Seahawks could pick safety first on Draft Day

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
With the Seahawks being so busy on the NFL trade front, it was not difficult to overlook the mid-March release of Deon Grant.

Seahawks sign special-teams standout Morey

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Seahawks announced Monday that they have signed special-teams ace Sean Morey to a multiyear contract.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Okung is inactive with a bruised left knee for Seattle, leading to more shuffling on the Seahawks' offensive line.||||||| Okung went through some running drills about two hours before Sunday's game, but walked off the field looking down and was later announced as being out. Frank Omiyale will start at left tackle for the Seahawks with the primary task of keeping DeMarcus Ware off the back of Seattle rookie QB Russell Wilson.
Posted Dec. 07, 2011
Okung is currently on injured reserve for the Seahawks.||||||| Okung has a torn right pectoral muscle.
Posted Aug. 19, 2011
Seattle Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has returned to practice in limited fashion with coach Pete Carroll saying Okung is one or two weeks away.||||||| Okung was in a helmet and shoulder pads for Thursday's practice, doing work in individual drills just a week after injuring his left ankle. He is not full speed yet, but Carroll says Okung is "not as bad as he was" in reference to a pair of ankle injuries that sidelined Okung for chunks of last season. Okung was hurt in the first series last Thursday night in Seattle's preseason opener at San Diego.
Posted Nov. 17, 2010
Okung was a full practice participant Wednesday.||||||| Okung has missed the past three games after suffering a high-ankle sprain on his right leg. He was nearly ready to go last week against Arizona, but was held out. Okung missed the first three games of the season with a high-ankle sprain on his left leg.
Posted Oct. 24, 2010
Okung is inactive with a high ankle sprain for Sunday's game against Arizona.||||||| Okung, the sixth overall pick in the April draft out of Oklahoma State, was rolled up on during a 2-yard run by Marshawn Lynch in the Seahawks' home game against Arizona earlier this season.

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