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Who is Henry Ruggs?

Henry Ruggs III (born January 24, 1999) is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He was a three-sport athlete in high school and played college football in Alabama. Ruggs was the fastest player at the 2020 NFL combine, and he was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. 

On November 2, 2021, Ruggs was charged with a DUI after he was involved in a crash that killed a 23-year-old woman; the Raiders released him later that day.

Henry Ruggs III arrested on charge of DUI resulting in death, released by Raiders

Henry Ruggs III arrested on charge of DUI resulting in death, released by Raiders
Henry Ruggs III arrested on charge of DUI resulting in death, released by Raiders

Wide receiver Henry Ruggs III has been arrested and booked on a charge of DUI resulting in the death of another person following his involvement in a traffic collision at approximately 3:39 a.m. PT on Tuesday in Las Vegas, according to police.

Late Tuesday night, the Las Vegas Raiders announced they had released Ruggs.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday that officers responded to a traffic collision involving a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4. Responding officers located the Toyota Rav4 on fire, and fire department personnel located “a deceased victim inside the Toyota,” according to authorities.

In a press release Tuesday afternoon, LVMPD announced the deceased victim was a 23-year-old woman. Pending notification, her name has not been released.

LVMPD identified the driver of the Chevrolet as Ruggs, who remained on the scene and “showed signs of impairment.”

Ruggs, 22, and a 22-year-old female passenger, Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington, were transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, per police. Ruggs was booked at 2:11 p.m. PT into Clark County Detention Center.

In addition to the charge of DUI resulting in the death of another person, Ruggs also faces a charge of reckless driving. Any possible bail will not be determined until Ruggs sees a judge.

Henry Ruggs Biography, Wiki

Henry Ruggs was born on 24 January 1999 in Montgomery, Alabama. His full name is Henry Ruggs III. His age as of the year 2021 is 22 years. His height is 6 Feet and 0 Inches his weight is about 200 lb or 90 Kilograms. Ruggs completed his high school from Robert E. Lee from his home town Montgomery Alabama. He completed his college from Alabama Crimson Tide football. 

Henry Ruggs gives credits to his friend Roderick Scott by whom Ruggs was encouraged to play football in high school. His friend died at the age of 17 in a car accident and Ruggs was honored by giving a three-finger salute after every touchdown as Roderick was number 3 on the basketball court.

Henry Ruggs Biography Wikipedia
Henry Ruggs
 Full Name   Henry Ruggs III
 Birth Date  24 January 1999
 Birth Place Montgomery Alabama
School College/University  Robert E. Lee Alabama
 Education Qualification Not know
Father name 
Mother name 
  Not Known 
Not Known
 Wife/Spouse Unmarried
 Brother  
Sister
  Kevontae 
Not Known
 Physical  
Height (approximately) 
Weight (approximately)
 Hair (Colour) 
Eye (Colour)
 Statistics 
6 feet 0 Inches 
91 Kilograms 
Black  
Black 
 Living Place/ Residence Nationality Alabama American
 Profession/Occupation  Footballer 
 Smoking/Drinking Not Known

Henry Ruggs Career

In 2017 while a freshman at Alabama, Ruggs had 12 receptions for 229 yards and six touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2018, he had 46 receptions for 741 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a junior in 2019, he had 40 receptions for 746 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns.

During his junior season, he was also the team’s primary kick returner and averaged 23.8 yards per return. His 24 total career receiving touchdowns places him third on Alabama’s all-time leaderboard. On January 6, 2020, Ruggs announced that he would relinquish his senior year and enter the 2020 NFL Draft.

Ruggs ran a 4.27-second 40-yard dash at the 2020 NFL Combine, which was the fastest time by any prospect by .08 seconds, and tied for the fourth-fastest ever at the event since electronic timing started in 1999. His vertical jump measured 42-inches, which was tied for the second-best mark among wide receivers at the 2020 combine.

The Las Vegas Raiders selected Ruggs with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first wide receiver took. The selection made Ruggs the first-ever draft pick of the Las Vegas Raiders after their move from Oakland earlier in the 2020 offseason.

Ruggs was the Raiders’ second consecutive first-round pick of a player from the University of Alabama, joining 2019 first-round running back Josh Jacobs. On July 21, 2020, the Raiders and Ruggs agreed to terms on a fully guaranteed four-year contract worth $16.67 million, with a team option for a fifth year.

On September 13, 2020, he made his NFL debut in the season opener against the Carolina Panthers, finishing with three receptions for 55 yards in the 34–30 win. During Week 5 against the Kansas City Chiefs, Ruggs finished with 118 receiving yards on only two receptions, which included a 72-yard touchdown his first NFL career touchdown, as the Raiders won 40–32.

In Week 13 against the New York Jets, Ruggs recorded three catches for 84 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown reception with 5 seconds left in the game to help the Raiders win by a score of 31–28. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on December 15, 2020, and activated on December 24, 2020.

He undertook his studies at the Robert E. Lee High School. He was a recipient of scholarship offers from over 20 colleges to play football, but ultimately committed to the University of Alabama.

Henry Ruggs Girlfriend

He is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Rudy Washington. She is a volleyball player as well as a vlogger. The two have been dating since high school and have since become parents to one child. They reside in Nevada, the United States.

Henry Ruggs with his girlfriend Rudy Washington
Henry Ruggs with his girlfriend Rudy Washington

Henry Ruggs Net Worth

On July 21, 2020, the Raiders and Ruggs agreed to terms on a fully guaranteed four-year contract worth $16.67 million, with a team option for a fifth year.

Henry Ruggs FAQ’s

Who is Henry Ruggs?

Henry Ruggs III (born January 24, 1999) is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He was a three-sport athlete in high school and played college football in Alabama. Ruggs was the fastest player at the 2020 NFL combine, and he was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. 

Why is Henry Ruggs arrested?

Wide receiver Henry Ruggs III has been arrested and booked on a charge of DUI resulting in the death of another person following his involvement in a traffic collision at approximately 3:39 a.m. PT on Tuesday in Las Vegas, according to police.

Who is Henry Ruggs’s girlfriend?

He is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Rudy Washington. She is a volleyball player as well as a vlogger. The two have been dating since high school and have since become parents to one child. They reside in Nevada, the United States.

What is Henry Ruggs’s net worth?

On July 21, 2020, the Raiders and Ruggs agreed to terms on a fully guaranteed four-year contract worth $16.67 million, with a team option for a fifth year.

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