American Football Player

Henry Ruggs III

Henry Ruggs III- Biography

The National Football League has released free agent Henry Ruggs III. He was a three-sport athlete in high school and went on to play collegiate football in Alabama. Ruggs was the quickest player at the 2020 NFL combine, and the Las Vegas Raiders selected him in the first round.

What is the Net Worth of Henry Ruggs III? Salary, Earnings

Ruggs is active on social media networks such as Instagram, where he has over 450k followers and has posted 68 times. Ruggs has 117k followers on Twitter. He appears to be active on both platforms. According to Spotrac.com, Henry Ruggs signed a four-year contract with the Raiders worth $16,671,626, including a $9,684,820 signing bonus. Ruggs’ pay was completely guaranteed, with an annual salary of well over $4 million.

Henry Ruggs III- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Henry Ruggs was born on January 24, 1999, in Alabama, United States. His father is Henry Ruggs Jr., and his mother is Nataki Ruggs. His younger brother, Kevontae Ruggs, played college football for Ole Miss until transferred to Eastern Mississippi Community College in 2019. Ruggs attended Robert E. Lee High School before attending The University of Alabama for his higher studies. In eighth grade, Ruggs was elevated to the varsity football team for the final two games of the season. His alma mater was Robert E. Lee High School. Ruggs did not begin playing high school football until his junior year, and his first college offer came after only his second game.

As a senior, he had 38 catches for 639 yards and 20 total touchdowns in 9 games. Among the 20 touchdowns were nine catches, seven rushes, three passes, and one kick return. Ruggs also ran track in high school, breaking the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Class 7A record with a 10.58-second 100-meter sprint. In 2017, 247Sports.com ranked Ruggs as the second-best high school football player in Alabama. He was offered football scholarships from over 20 different schools, but he chose to attend the University of Alabama.

Quick Facts

Real Name Henry Ruggs III
Birth Date 24 January 1999
Age (as of 2021) 22 Years
Birth Place Alabama, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Wide Receiver
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Henry Ruggs III- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

Rudy Washington, his lover, is his true love. She is a volleyball player and a YouTuber. They’ve been dating since high school and have one child together. They live in the United States, in the state of Nevada. Ruggs will give birth to her baby Kenzi on May 7, 2020.

Henry Ruggs III- Professional Career

As a true freshman at Alabama in 2017, Ruggs has 12 receptions for 229 yards and six touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2018, he has 46 receptions for 741 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a junior in 2019, he has 40 receptions for 746 yards and seven receiving touchdowns. During his junior year, Henry Ruggs was also the team’s primary kick returner, averaging 23.8 yards per return. He ranks third all-time in Alabama history with 24 career receiving touchdowns. Ruggs announced on January 6, 2020, that he would bypass his senior year and enter the NFL Draft the following year. At the 2020 NFL Combine, he recorded a 4.27-second 40-yard dash, the best by any candidate by.08 seconds, and tied for fourth fastest since electronic timing began in 1999.

Ruggs’ vertical jump at the 2020 combine was 42 inches, good for second among wide receivers. Ruggs was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first wide receiver drafted. Ruggs was the Raiders’ first draft pick after the franchise relocated from Oakland earlier in the 2020 offseason. As the Raiders’ second consecutive first-round pick from the University of Alabama, he joins 2019 first-round running back Josh Jacobs. Ruggs and the Raiders agreed to terms on a four-year, $16.67 million contract on July 21, 2020, with a fifth-year option.

NFL

Ruggs made his NFL debut on September 13, 2020, against the Carolina Panthers, finishing with three receptions for 55 yards in a 34–30 victory. Ruggs got 118 yards on two receptions against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 5, including a 72-yard touchdown, his first NFL career touchdown, as the Raiders won 40–32. In Week 13 against the New York Jets, he had three catches for 84 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown reception with 5 seconds left to help the Raiders win 31–28. The squad placed him on the reserve/COVID-19 list on December 15, 2020, and he was activated on December 24.

Controversies

The LVMPD responded to a traffic incident between a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4 near the intersection of South Rainbow Boulevard and South Spring Valley Parkway on November 2nd, 2021, at 3:39 a.m. When first responders came, the Toyota was on fire, with a deceased victim inside. According to preliminary investigations, the Chevrolet’s front end collided with the Toyota’s rear end. Ruggs, the driver of the Chevrolet, remained at the scene and “exhibited signs of impairment.” He was sent to UMCSN for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Ruggs is expected to face DUI causing death charges.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 183 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 91 kg  –  in Pounds –  200 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic

Trivia

  • Rudy Washington, his lover, is his true love. She is a volleyball player as well as a YouTuber.
  • Ruggs has a 5-2 record and 469 yards.
  • Henry was a Football playoff national Champion (CPF) at college in 2017.

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