Who Is Faith Russell? Spencer Sanders Girlfriend Or Wife

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A college football quarterback, Spencer Sanders’ girlfriend, Faith Russell, is a graduate of Northeastern State University.

The Ole Miss Rebels player found love with his new girlfriend, Faith, after his breakup with his then-sweetheart, Sydney Tyler.

Even if Sanders and Russell are to marry, some tag them as husband and wife, probably because of their adored relationship display. So, do they have any plans for the wedding?

Spencer Sanders Plays As QB For Ole Miss After His Transfer From Oklahoma State
Spencer Sanders Plays As QB For Ole Miss After His Transfer From Oklahoma State (Source: The Oklahoman)

Born on December 15, 1999, Spencer, a native of Dallas, plays as a quarterback at the University of Mississippi alongside fellow QB Jaxson Dart.

It’s been home to NFL players like Elijah Moore, Evan Engram, Matt Corral, and Kenny Yeboah, among others.

He joined Ole Miss in his senior year on January 19, 2023, as a four-star transfer after entering the transfer portal on December 5, 2022.

Sanders played for the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater earlier. While there, the jersey number #3 player totaled 1,956 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns.

The 6-foot-1-inch tall college football quarterback is an alum of the Billy Ryan High School. During his senior year, he threw 3,845 yards and 54 touchdowns and ran for 1,380 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Spencer Sanders Girlfriend Or Wife: Who Is Faith Russell?

The Ole Miss football player Sanders is not married yet; Faith Russell is the new girlfriend of the quarterback.

Even if the duo has yet to open up about their courtship, seemingly, they’ve been together since late 2022.

Their relationship timeline follows after Spencer’s low-key break up with his then-girlfriend Sydney Tyler.

In his Instagram highlight, the Dallas, Texas-born football player shared a snap with his sweetheart, Faith Russell, which dates back to December 2023. Sanders hugged Russell from behind as they took a mirror selfie.

Spencer Sanders With His Girlfriend, Faith Russell
Spencer Sanders With His Girlfriend, Faith Russell (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, in one of Faith’s Instagram posts from December 29, 2022, the former Oklahoma State player dropped a comment with two heart emojis.

She replied to the comment & wrote, ” I’m in love with you,” followed by Spencer’s nod, “me too.”

Nearly a year later, in November 2023, Russell posted a picture of the college football star as they were on a beach vacation.

What Does Sanders’ Girlfriend Do?

Spencer Sanders’ girlfriend, Faith, is a native of Oklahoma who graduated from Northeastern State University in 2021. She has a bachelor of science degree in Criminal Justice and Corrections.

Even though her current profession is not out, her LinkedIn profile suggests that she once worked as a money center cashier at Walmart.

Why Did Spencer Sanders Break Up With Ex-Girlfriend Sydney Tyler?

Before Faith Russell, Sanders was in a relationship with Sydney Tyler. They reportedly began dating in 2019 and were in a relationship for three years before they parted ways.

Even if none of them exclusively spoke about their break up, fans alleged it was due to long distance.

Spencer attended Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, while Tyler was a student at the University of Arkansas.

Despite that, the former duo would to spend time with each other, and posted a lot pictures together.

However, things went south a few years later, and those adorable pictures of the two are nowhere to be found in their social media.

Sanders And His Then-Girlfriend, Sydney Tyler, Broke Up In 2022 After Dating For Three Years
Sanders And His Then-Girlfriend, Sydney Tyler, Broke Up In 2022 After Dating For Three Years (Source: Instagram)

Nevertheless, Sydney has found new love, too; she is in a relationship with her new boyfriend, Kaden Robers, a fellow Arkansas attendant.

Born on December 15, 1999, Tyler, who is 24, graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2021 with a double degree: Broadcast journalist and Recreation & Sports Management Sports Administration.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she was recruiting assistant for the Razorbacks at her alma mater, and a part-time commission sales associate at Palm Beach Tan.

Krishna Pandey
Krishna Pandey

Krishna Pandey

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