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Mike Ruggles
96  Mike Ruggles

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lutz, Fla.

High School:
Steinbrenner HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 210

Position:
K/P

Experience:
1L

10/12/2013

UTEP Football vs Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese

2014 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2013 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games as the starting punter as a true freshman ... tallied 2,239 yards on 56 punts (40.0 average) ... only two punts were blocked ... placed 16 punts inside the 20-yard line ... booted a career-best 73-yard punt (tied for 10th-longest in school history) during a home victory over FIU ... tallied a season-high 362 yards on eight punts for a season-best 45.2 average, including three 50+ yard kicks, at North Texas.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played one year of varsity football at Steinbrenner HS ... earned All-Area honors, finishing 7-of-10 on field goals with a long of 40 yards ... coached by Andres Perez ... also played soccer in high school ... member of the National Honor Society with a 4.6 prep GPA.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Evan Ruggles ... parents are John and Jackie Ruggles ... has one brother ... born in Tampa, Fla. ... undeclared major.

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