Defensive End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Roger Bacon/ Miami (Ohio)


• Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Spring 2017

AT GEORGIA STATE: Moved to defensive end in the spring of 2017 after one season as a reserve quarterback ... Joined the program in the summer of 2016 ... Began his career at Miami (Ohio) in 2014 but did not see any game action.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2014 graduate of Roger Bacon High School in Cincinnati ... Second-team All-Greater Catholic League as a senior, when he passed for 1,264 yards and 14 touchdowns ... Coached by Kevin Huxel ...  Owns the school record for completions in a game (28).

PERSONAL:  Full name is Ruggiero Michele DeLuca ... Parents are Ralph and Tammy DeLuca ... Born Oct. 24, 1995.

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