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Wed. June 19, 2013 | Joel Anderson

Tampa Bay Tech rising senior linebacker Fred Russ announced Wednesday that he has orally committed to Florida International.

“Just coming down from my visit to FIU and now I’m officially a #panther,” Russ said via Twitter.

Russ committed to FIU only a week after receiving a scholarship offer from the school, which remains his first and only offer. He visited the campus Wednesday during one of its football camps.

The 5-foot-10, 220-pound Russ had a team-leading 86 tackles, eight of them for a loss, and caused two fumbles for the Titans last year. He’ll be one of the leaders this fall for a team that returns four of its seven leading tacklers from 2012.

Joel Anderson can be reached at janderson@tampabay.com or on Twitter @jdhometeam.

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