70   Josh Ruka
Josh Ruka

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Greenfield, WI

High School:
Greenfield

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 311

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L


04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

03/17/2014

Huskies Open Spring Football Practice Tuesday

Individual development key to team growth

04/10/2013

Teams Set for Inaugural Huskie Bowl

Both coaches satisfied with depth and talent

02/06/2013

2013 Signing Day Press Conference Quotes - Feb. 6, 2013

Carey discuses initial recruiting class

09/29/2012

Northern Illinois-Central Michigan Postgame Quotes

NIU coach Dave Doeren, CMU coach Dan Enos and NIU players

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Two-time first team all-conference selection for Greenfield High School. Finalist for the Joe Thomas Award, annually given to the top senior offensive lineman in Wisconsin. Helped the Hustlin' Hawks to a playoff appearance as a senior, the school's first in nine years. Received an invitation to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Combine in San Antonio, Texas, following the 2010 season. Started 28 games for GHS in three seasons. Ranked as the top offensive lineman in the state by Wisconsin Sports Network. Fifth-best recruit in Wisconsin according to Rivals.com. Also competed for GHS' track & field team.

Personal: Born Oct. 29, 1993, in Greenfield, Wis. Son of Michael and Colleen Ruka. Majoring in special education. Enjoys fishing. Admires Reggie White.