Mill Creek's Russ commits to Mercer football

Mill Creek senior John Russ has committed to the Mercer University football program, which begins play in 2013 under former Furman coach Bobby Lamb.

Russ was a first-team All-Region 7-AAAAA and second-team All-Gwinnett County selection as a senior, when he also played in the Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Game. The three-year starting quarterback accounted for 6,295 yards of offense and 54 touchdowns in his career.