A university professor from Fort Collins, Colorado...

Russ Schumacher

"He was a graduate student when he won the Tournament of Champions in 2004. Since then, he completed his Ph.D. in atmospheric science and is now teaching at Colorado State University. From Fort Collins, Colorado, here's..."

2014 Battle of the Decades semifinalist: $25,000.
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
2004 Tournament of Champions winner (semifinalist by wildcard): $250,000.
Season 20 4-time champion: $64,800 + $1,000.

JBoard user name: rschumac12

Russ appeared in the following 3 archived games:
#6836, aired 2014-05-12 Ken Jennings vs. Russ Schumacher vs. Chuck Forrest Battle of the Decades semifinal game 1.
#6832, aired 2014-05-06 Tom Nosek vs. Pam Mueller vs. Russ Schumacher Battle of the Decades quarterfinal game 2.
#6808, aired 2014-04-02 Tom Kavanaugh vs. Larissa Kelly vs. Russ Schumacher Battle of the Decades: The 2000s game 3.
Russ previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Russ Schumacher in the following archived game:
#4735, aired 2005-03-18 Robert Slaven vs. Bill Pitassy vs. Russ Schumacher 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 28.

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