AUDIO – Robe-wearing Henry Ruggs III is driven to be great in the NFL

The Las Vegas Raiders first pick in the NFL draft says he motivated to excel in the NFL because of humble beginnings and his best friend’s passing.

Shortly after he was selected by Las Vegas at No. 12, Ruggs III talked about his buddy Rod Scott with with Mike Pritchard and Steve Cofield.

Ruggs III was a basketball star entering high school, but early success at Lee H.S. in Montgomery caught the attention of several SEC schools.

 

Photo courtesy Montgomery Advertiser

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