Record-setting runningback Cochran accepts scholarship to Faulkner University
Gilmer senior Russell Cochran, seated center, accepted a scholarship to attend Faulkner University and will play football for the Eagles. Cochran played runningback for the Bobcats and is joined above by parents Kelly and Jackie Cochran. Standing, from left are brother Rylan Cochran, grandparents John and Tommie Stephens, cousins Megan and Emily Smith, aunt Dawn Smith and brothers Ross and Reid Cochran. As a junior, Cochran established new records at Gilmer for rushing yards in a season and game.