The New York Jets announced they have signed third-round TE Jeremy Ruckert to his rookie contract.
.@Jeremy_Ruckert1 is officially OFFICIALLY a New York Jet ✈️
— New York Jets (@nyjets) May 23, 2022
He’s the fourth member of the Jets’ 2022 draft class to sign their rookie deal.
|1||Jermaine Johnson II||DE||Signed|
Ruckert, 21, was an honorable mention All-Big Ten as a senior at Ohio State in 2021. He was drafted by the Jets in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
He’s projected to sign a four-year deal worth $5,044,908 that includes a signing bonus of $849,024.
During his four-year college career, Ruckert appeared in 47 games and made 16 starts for the Buckeyes. He recorded 54 receptions for 615 yards and 12 touchdowns.