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2019 Season Outlook
Sophomore Corbin Ruth will be eligible to compete for Nebraska this fall after sitting out the 2018 season as a transfer from Northwest Missouri State. The 6-0, 220-pound Ruth will add depth at the running back spot for Nebraska this fall. A walk-on to the Husker program, Ruth had a standout multi-sport prep career at Seward High School.
Ruth carries a 3.822 cumulative grade-point average in finance, and he was a member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in each of his first two semesters. Ruth is joined on the Nebraska roster by his younger brother, Connor, a redshirt freshman running back. The Ruth brothers are nephews of former Husker fullbacks Jeff and Joel Makovicka.
Ruth sat out the 2018 season after transferring from Northwest Missouri State.
Before Nebraska (Seward HS/Northwest Missouri State)
Ruth transferred to Nebraska in the summer of 2018 after redshirting in his only year at Northwest Missouri State in 2017. Ruth played his high school ball at Seward, where he was a four-year letterwinner. He was named an honorable-mention Class B all-state selection as both a junior and senior by the Lincoln Journal Star and was also a two-time first-team all-district honoree. Ruth also lettered in basketball and baseball for the Bluejays and was an honorable-mention all-state performer in basketball as a senior.
Corbin is the son of Royce and Jennifer Ruth and he was born on June 3, 1998. His younger brother, Connor, is a redshirt freshman running back at Nebraska. Corbin is a finance major. Ruth volunteered with Husker Heroes, the Nebraska Football Road Race and local hospital visits.