Jeremy Ruckert


Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 250
  • Hometown Lindenhurst, N.Y.
  • Last School Lindenhurst
  • Year Sophomore

High School Overview: Jeremy Ruckert was considered the nation’s No. 2 tight end according to both Rivals and 247Sports … all-USA Today first-team offense selection … highly ranked overall with No. 31 ranking on the ESPN 300 and No. 37 overall in 247’s composite rankings … a four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals … led Lindenhurst to the school’s first-ever Long Island Class I title last fall … selected as New York’s Gatorade State Player of the Year … played in the U.S. Army All-American Game … three-time Newsday All-Long Island first team selection … caught 61 passes for 1,094 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior and added 61 tackles with 13 sacks and two INTs from his defensive end/linebacker position … career totals of 222 receptions for 3,133 yards and 37 TDs for head coach Nicholas Lombardo … participated in The Opening in Beaverton, Ore. last summer … parents are Jamie and Bill Ruckert.