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Fred Ruff

Position: OL
Date of Birth: 07/12/1991
Height: 6' 6"   Weight: 330 lbs
Pro Experience: 2 Years Pro
College: New Mexico Highlands University
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA


Transaction Notes

Signed with the Jacksonville Sharks Oct. 18, 2018 for his third year of arena football and first year with the Sharks. (Jacksonville: 2019-Present, Massachusetts: 2018, Sioux Falls: 2016).

Pro Experience

2018: Ruff played on a dominant offensive line with the Massachusetts Pirates, who finished the regular season as the number one seed with an 11-5 record. The Pirates offensive line helped quarterback Sean Brackett win the 2018 NAL MVP award by throwing for 4,013 yards and 86 passing touchdowns. He also had one catch for eight yards and one touchdown. On the ground, Ruff helped lead the Pirates to rush for 336 yards and 23 rushing touchdowns. Ruff also earned 2018 Second Team All-NAL honors as an offensive lineman. 2016: Started his career with the Sioux Falls Storm of the Indoor Football League where he helped the Storm to a United Bowl victory.


Ruff attended New Mexico Highlands University.


Ruff is a native of Philadelphia, PA and attended high school at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, VA.