LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Sunday, June 28 was a historic day in the Las Vegas sports landscape as the Las Vegas Raiders first ever draft pick Henry Ruggs III made his first public appearance.
Music icon ‘Flavor Flav’ was also there to welcome the Raiders rookie and to enjoy the festive atmosphere. Flavor said it was ‘it was an honor meeting’ Ruggs.
‘HRIII’ was the 12th overall draft pick of 2020 and the fastest receiver in the draft. He says he’s leaving Vegas Monday morning and will be back in Vegas in his new home permanently in two weeks.
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Henry Ruggs III signed autographs at world famous Max Pawn today. the former Alabama wide receiver, was the raiders first pick in this year’s nfl draft. Ruggs shared what he’s looking forward to, if football returns this year. i’m not personally gonna say i wanna do these certain things as far as awards and things like that. “I just wanna you know just let me presence be known and accolades will come by itself .” Ruggs says he and his teammates have been in contact and are excited to get the ball rolling for the fall. Watch Video
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