2012: Redshirt season ... Recipient of the 2012 Athletics Director Award of Merit.
BEFORE UND: Earned All-North Suburban Conference honors as a senior after leading team with 131 tackles ... Voted team defensive MVP ... Team captain as a senior ... Also led team in tackles as a junior with 120, including 10 tackles for a loss, en route to earning All-North Suburban Conference honors ... Earned All-Minneapolis honors as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Son of Melanie Rucker and Taj Rich, Sr. ... Major is undecided.