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Nick Ruffin
Nick  Ruffin


Duluth, Ga.

High School:
St. Pius X

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202


Liberal Arts


Auburn 42, ULM 14

Auburn 42, ULM 14


Auburn 40, Georgia 17

Auburn 40, Georgia 17


Auburn 44, Ole Miss 23

Auburn vs. Ole Miss


09-12-15 Jacksonville State vs Auburn Football

09-12-15 Jacksonville State vs Auburn Football


11-1-14 Ole Miss vs Auburn Football

11-1-14 Ole Miss vs Auburn Football

CAREER: Has played in 33 games in his career with five starts

2017: Veteran safety … has seen action in every game ... 95 career tackles … 3 tackles vs. Mississippi State … team-best 7 tackles, PBU, QB hurry vs. Ole Miss … 3 tackles at LSU … 5 tackles at Arkansas … blocked a Texas A&M punt that was recovered for an Auburn touchdown … 2 solo stops vs. Texas A&M … 45-yard interception return for TD, fumble recovery and 2 tackles vs. ULM ... Auburn special teams co-player of the year award

Played in 11 games with three starts … 63 career tackles … career-best 10 tackles as a starter against Clemson … two stops against Arkansas State … TFL, two PBU vs. Texas A&M … pair of tackles vs. LSU … three tackles vs. ULM and at Mississippi State … did not play against Arkansas … made three solo tackles at Ole Miss … two stops at Georgia ... five tackles against Oklahoma in Sugar Bowl

2015: Backup to Tray Matthews at strong safety … two tackles vs. Louisville … started the Jacksonville State game, recording seven tackles, a PBU and TFL … three tackles at LSU … six tackles, two PBU as a starter at Texas A&M … five tackles vs. Georgia … three tackles vs. Idaho ... tackle, PBU in Birmingham Bowl vs. Memphis

2014: Appeared in 11 games as a freshman ... made two tackles at Kansas State ... had two more tackles in win over Louisiana Tech ... had first career pass breakup against LSU ... single stops against South Carolina and Texas A&M ... two tackles against Samford ... Academic Top Tiger

High School: Defender with numerous skills and leadership capabilities ... totaled 78 tackles, 3 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles for the Golden Lions his senior season earning first team all-state accolades ... 67 tackles, 3 interceptions, 4 forced fumbles as a junior ... high school coach was Paul Standard ... U.S. Army All-American Bowl; invited to 2014 U-19 International Bowl ... also a track letterman ... 247sports No. 8 CB, Top 75 overall ... Rivals No. 11 CB, Top 170 nationally ... Scout No. 18 DB, Top 200 nationally ... ESPN No. 21 DB, Top 150 overall ... PrepStar Top 15 athlete

Personal: Son of Renee Ruffin and Demetrius Ruffin ... his brother Aaron graduated from Brown and attends law school at George Washington ... birthday is April 17 ... studying in the College of Liberal Arts

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