Russell

Why Buy Russell?  

Anyone who plays a sport or just cheers in the stands knows Russell, from their creation of the first sweatshirt to their full range of durable, comfortable athletic wear. In fact, they outfit teams from school days through the pros, including an affiliation with the NCAA. From shorts and tees to pullovers, compression shorts and sweats, these are the basics athletes rely on and Russell never disappoints.

19 Items

  1. Dri Power Coaches ShortDri Power Coaches Short
    Russell 660pmmk
    Dri Power Coaches Short
    Rating:
    97%
    36 Reviews
  2. Cotton Athletic ShortCotton Athletic Short
    Russell 25843m0
    Cotton Athletic Short
    Rating:
    95%
    13 Reviews
  3. Mesh Pocket Performance ShortMesh Pocket Performance Short
    Russell 651afm0
    Mesh Pocket Performance Short
    Rating:
    73%
    3 Reviews
  4. Essential Performance Short Sleeve T-ShirtEssential Performance Short Sleeve T-Shirt
    Russell 64sttm0
    Essential Performance Short Sleeve T-Shirt
    Rating:
    100%
    4 Reviews
  5. Dri Power Open Leg Fleece PantsDri Power Open Leg Fleece Pants
    Russell 596hbm0
    Dri Power Open Leg Fleece Pants
    Rating:
    91%
    7 Reviews
  6. Essential Muscle T-ShirtEssential Muscle T-Shirt
    Russell 64mttm
    Essential Muscle T-Shirt
    Rating:
    100%
    3 Reviews
  7. Essential TankEssential Tank
    Russell 64tttm
    Essential Tank
    Rating:
    100%
    2 Reviews
  8. Dri-Power Fleece Closed Bottom Pocketed PantDri-Power Fleece Closed Bottom Pocketed Pant
    Russell 029hbm0
    Dri-Power Fleece Closed Bottom Pocketed Pant
    Rating:
    100%
    6 Reviews
  9. Essential Performance Long Sleeve T-ShirtEssential Performance Long Sleeve T-Shirt
    Russell 64lttm0
    Essential Performance Long Sleeve T-Shirt
    Rating:
    91%
    7 Reviews
  10. Dri-Power Nylon Tricot Mesh ShortDri-Power Nylon Tricot Mesh Short
    Russell 659afmk
    Dri-Power Nylon Tricot Mesh Short
    Rating:
    84%
    9 Reviews
  11. Jerzees Short Sleeve Crew T-ShirtJerzees Short Sleeve Crew T-Shirt
    Russell 29m
    Jerzees Short Sleeve Crew T-Shirt
    Rating:
    100%
    1 Review
  12. Dri Power Fleece Pullover HoodieDri Power Fleece Pullover Hoodie
    Russell 695hbm1
    Dri Power Fleece Pullover Hoodie
    Rating:
    100%
    1 Review
  13. Dri Power Fleece Crew SweatshirtDri Power Fleece Crew Sweatshirt
    Russell 698hbm1
    Dri Power Fleece Crew Sweatshirt
    Rating:
    100%
    1 Review
  14. Dri-Power Fleece 1/4 Zip PulloverDri-Power Fleece 1/4 Zip Pullover
    Russell 1z4hbm0
    Dri-Power Fleece 1/4 Zip Pullover
    Rating:
    100%
    1 Review
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Russell

It all starts with the basics. Russell athletic apparel is straight-forward, well crafted, quality performance athletiic gear that doesn't dissapoint. Russell customers know that they can trust and depend on each and every piece of Russell, because when you buy Russell products you're investing in years of confidence, use, and satisfaction.

You don't have to be a BMOC or pro point guard to be a fan of Russell Athletic wear. Russell is an instantly recognizable brand in mens sports underwear due to its long history of producing sports uniforms for high school, college, and professional teams. If you've ever watched a football or basketball game on TV or in the stands then you've seen Russell Athletic apparel in action. But whether you're a dedicated jock or just a master of the remote control, you can't go wrong with the hard-working brand.

The Russell line currently features clothing for men and boys, including sweatshirts, hoodies, shorts, compression and sweat pants and mens t-shirts. The sweats are great basics, with a soft cozy feel and moisture-wicking to keep you comfortable. Compression shirts for men and boys have full compression bodies with mesh inserts and Dri Power moisture management. Most boys' items run in size from small through extra large.  Men's sizes range from small to XXL. Every piece of Russell Athletic apparel is made for comfort and performace.

The company was founded in 1902 in Alexander City, Alabama, the same year of the great fire that destroyed most of the town. It was tough going in "Alex Town" with lost resources and largely being isolated with no bus or rail service, but Benjamin Russell, the company's founder, rallied the town and helped in its development. By 1932, Russell was manufacturing athletic garments for football, baseball and basketball just as sports were taking hold of America's attention. It was around this time that Russell created one of the world's most beloved pieces of sportswear, the sweatshirt, at the suggestion of his son as a substitute for the uncomfortable wool jerseys he and other football players wore as standard uniforms at the time. This began Russell's longstanding affiliation with college sports that endures to this day. The Russell "R" logo is just as recognizable to the eyes of NCAA fans as the Penn Stripe or Carolina blue. In the 1960's Russell Athletic would go on to become the largest manufacturer of athletic uniforms and apparel in the US. Russell was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in 2006 and joined Fruit of the Loom in the Berkshire Hathaway galaxy.

From modest beginnings as a family business through decades of expansion, Russell Athletic has stayed true to its mission of manufacturing authentic, attractive and efficient sports apparel for athletes of every type. Whether your sport is backyard basketball or playing your way to the Rose Bowl, Russell Athletic apparel can be your brand of choice.