Russell ready to deliver at Minnesota

Sean Russell realized it wasn’t going to be easy.

But leaving Edinboro was something he felt like he needed to do.

“I love Coach (Tim) Flynn and the coaching staff I wrestled for,” Russell said. “Those guys were awesome. I had a great four years there.”

When Flynn left Edinboro following the 2017-18 season to take over as the head coach at West Virginia, Russell had a decision to make.

Stay at Edinboro for his senior season, follow Flynn to his new school or transfer somewhere else. Continue reading at

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