Henry Ruggs III is a professional American football player who plays as a wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders in the National Football League (NFL). He was born on January 23, 1999, in Montgomery, Alabama. Ruggs is widely known for his incredible speed and athleticism on the football field, which has earned him the nickname “The Rocket.”
Ruggs was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, where he attended Robert E. Lee High School. He was a standout athlete in high school, excelling in both football and track and field. Ruggs was one of the top recruits in the country coming out of high school, and he ultimately chose to attend the University of Alabama.
Age, Height, and Weight
As of 2023, Ruggs is 24 years old. He stands at 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds.
Ruggs attended the University of Alabama, where he played football for the Crimson Tide. He was a standout player during his time at Alabama, helping the team win the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2018. Ruggs left school after his junior year to enter the NFL draft.
Ruggs was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He made an immediate impact in his rookie season, finishing the year with 26 receptions for 452 yards and two touchdowns. Ruggs’ speed and explosiveness were on full display throughout the season, as he frequently made big plays down the field.
Despite dealing with some injuries during his rookie season, Ruggs showed flashes of the potential that made him such a highly regarded prospect coming out of college. He figures to be a key part of the Raiders’ offense moving forward, and many NFL analysts believe that he has the potential to develop into one of the league’s top wide receivers.
As of 2023, Ruggs’ net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. This figure is expected to increase significantly over the next few years as he continues to establish himself as one of the NFL’s most promising young stars.
Henry Ruggs III is a talented and exciting young football player who has already made a significant impact in the NFL. Despite being just 24 years old, Ruggs has already established himself as one of the league’s top deep threats, thanks to his blazing speed and excellent athleticism. With his best years likely still ahead of him, there is no doubt that Ruggs will continue to be a force to be reckoned with in the NFL for years to come.
|Date of Birth
|January 23, 1999
|Place of Birth
|Robert E. Lee High School
|University of Alabama
|Las Vegas Raiders