Podcast: Russell Stone Interview

Russell Stone speaks to CarolinaPreps.com during the taping of the 2/3/2016 Podcast.
Russell Stone speaks to CarolinaPreps.com during the taping of the 2/3/2016 Podcast.

 

The CarolinaPreps.com Podcast is back and in our first episode which was recorded on the 2016 National Signing Day, former head football coach Russell Stone joined us to talk about everything from recruiting, program building, issues facing our sport of football and its coaches, and reflects on his career and speaks candidly about his desire to once again lead a high school football program.

This nearly two-hour long podcast is well worth your time and is as insightful as it is entertaining with Stone’s quick whit and unique way of adding humor to nearly every subject he speaks on.

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The Russell Stone File

Age: 61

High School: Rowland ’73

College: University of North Carolina ’78

Head Coaching Career Record:  245-159-5 (258-147-5 on field)

Head Coaching Stops: 

Rowland / South Robeson (1979-87)

Lumberton (1988-90)

West Forsyth (1991-04)

Purnell Swett (2005-06)

Douglas Byrd (2007-13)

 

Assistant Coaching Positions: 

Northern Guilford (2014)

J.M. Robinson (2015)

 

All-Star Games:

East-West All-Star Game Staff (2002)

Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas (2012)

 

Professional Football Coaching Experience: 

Offensive Coordinator of the the Greensboro Prowlers Arena League Team (2001)

 

About Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes is the senior football analyst and founder of CarolinaPreps.com. A life-long student of the game, he brings a unique perspective of the game from multiple angles, including that of a former coach. His work has been featured both locally and nationally, including FNF Magazine, Scout.com, and ESPN U.