Tight End - 6-6, 240
Lindenhurst, N.Y. / Lindenhurst
The nation's top-ranked tight end according to 247Sports ... No. 22 overall in 247's composite rankings ... a five-star prospect by 247Sports and four-star by 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 ... will play in the U.S. Army All-American Game in San Antonio this January ... 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.
Draft Day: Denzel Ward