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Encyclopedia > Tim Ruddy
Tim Ruddy
Position(s):
Center
Jersey #:
N/A
Date of birth: April 27, 1972 (1972-04-27) (age 35)
Place of birth: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Career information
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 2 / Pick 65
College: Notre Dame
Career highlights
Teams
1994-2003 Miami Dolphins
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

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Contents

High School

  • Named honorable mention All-America by Sporting News as a Senior
  • Selected as 15th best prospect in the nation by Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Earned the state championship in the shot put as a senior
  • Earned two letters as two-way tackle, deep snapper and kicker
  • Lettered three times in track, performing in the discus and shot put
  • Graduated from Dunmore High School with perfect 4.0 GPA
Tim Ruddy's course load during his senior year at Notre Dame.

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College

Ruddy attended The University of Notre Dame from 1990 - 1993. He was a four year letterman and two year starter during this time. He was selected as a second-team All-America and first-team All-Independent by The Football News and Associated Press. Ruddy also posted a perfect 4.0 GPA his junior and senior years at Notre Dame. He graduated with 3.86 GPA. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. Also earned post-graduate scholarships from NCAA and National Football Foundation. He is also a member of Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society). The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Catholic[4] institution located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated section of St. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ...


NFL Career

Ruddy was the second-round draft choice (65th overall) of Miami in 1994. Ruddy started 140 games of his 156 games played in which 16 of those non starts were his rookie year but he saw time in all of them. During most of his career he was the center for Dan Marino who has held almost every meaningful NFL passing record and is widely recognized as one of the greatest quarterbacks in football history. Marino was also a first-ballot selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2001 Ruddy was named to his first and only Pro Bowl. He was originally named a second alternate, but replaced the injured Tom Nalen of the Denver Broncos. He was the first Miami center to be selected to the Pro Bowl since Hall of Fame center Dwight Stephenson in 1987. The last few years of Ruddy's career were plagued with knee problems and his playing time was limited. Ruddy was released by Miami following the 2003 season. It was rumored he talked to a few teams after his departure from Miami but didn't sign with any team. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Thomas (Tom) Andrew Nalen (born May 13, 1971) was raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts and is an football player for the Denver Broncos. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Team colors Orange, Broncos Navy Blue, and White[1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... Dwight Stephenson is a former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fames class of 1998. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...


External links

  • The Pennsylvania Football News All-Century Team

 
 

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