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GET TO KNOW: Mason Ruiz, DE, University of South Dakota

south dakotaNFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is a series to help get players at any school gain exposure.  We always strive to assist players that have the passion to make it to the next level.  So we hope you enjoy our series called GET TO KNOW. Today’s Get to know series will focus on Mason Ruiz the aggressive defensive end from South Dakota, and we feel at NFL Draft Diamonds, you will want to know all about him.

Aka: Mase

Grade Started Football: 7th

High school: San Joaquin Memorial

Position: DE

College: University Of South Dakota

Jersey Number: 52

Favorite Slogan: Only The Strong Survive

Proudest Moment: Senior Night

Favorite Food: Chinese

Best on field performance: 5 Sacks; 3 Tackles for loss; 2 forced fumbles

Football philosophy: Play every snap as if it’s your last

Game superstitions: Pray Before I Dress. Never Wear Anything New if I have good game.

YOU CAN SEE MASON RUIZ HIGHLIGHT VIDEO BY CLICKING HERE

Goals/aspirations: All conference, all- American . Create buzz for the NFL

Career Goals: Graduate with Master degree, Play in the NFL, become a football coach

Favorite football team: Eagles

Player who I model my game after: Julius peppers/ J.J Watt

Who Will Win super Super Bowl: Broncos

Favorite down time: Gettin my body healthy

What would you want college fans to know about you: That I play for the name on the front of my jersey and not the one on the back; that my story is to be best that I could ever be on and off the field. And that this game has opened doors that I’d only thought dreams could do. BLESSED

Make sure you follow Joey on Twitter @Joey435686 and if you want to be considered for our Get To Know series, contact us and lets get you a little more exposure. 

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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