USC suspends senior LB Jabari Ruffin indefinitely

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California has suspended defensive end Jabari Ruffin indefinitely due to an unspecified student conduct issue. Coach Clay Helton announced the senior's suspension Sunday. Helton wouldn't provide details about the nature of the violation. The coach added: ''Don't have a crystal ball on if and when he could return.'' Ruffin is from nearby Downey. He has...
Via Associated Press
October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

USC’s Jabari Ruffin suspended for half after groin stomp against Alabama

USC defensive end Jabari Ruffin has been disciplined by the team after stomping on the groin of Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick on Saturday. Trojans head coach Clay Helton announced on Sunday that Ruffin will be suspended for the first half of next week’s game against Utah State and will also write an apology letter as part of his punishment, per Joey Kaufman of the Orange County...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

USC suspends Jabari Ruffin one half for groin stomp

During Saturday night’s embarrassing loss to Alabama, USC defender Jabari Ruffin was ejected after intentionally stepping on the groin of Crimson Tide defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. Now, he will have to face the consequences of his actions, though they are admittedly light. On Sunday, Trojans head coach Clay Helton announced Ruffin would be suspended for the first half of...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

USC's Ruffin suspended for a half after crotch stomp vs Tide

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California defensive end Jabari Ruffin will be suspended for part of the Trojans' next game after stomping on the groin of an Alabama player. USC coach Clay Helton said Sunday that Ruffin will sit out the first half when the Trojans host Utah State on Saturday. The fifth-year senior also will write an apology letter. Ruffin was ejected from the Trojans...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

USC LB Jabari Ruffin stomped on Alabama player, Tide responded by stomping USC

To say Alabama outclassed USC in Arlington would be an understatement. Lopsided score aside, USC linebacker Jabari Ruffin did his team no favors when he stepped on Alabama cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick in the second quarter. Ruffin was immediately flagged and then ejected from the game by the ref that was standing right in front of the entire sequence. Ever hear the phrase ...
Via The Comeback
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Jabari Ruffin Stomp On Minkah Fitzpatrick’s Crotch During USC vs. Alabama

If you thought clotheslines were bad, you’ve seen nothing yet. No. 1 Alabama leads No. 20 USC 17-3 at the half, but the main news coming out of the first 30 minutes was a low blow by the Trojans’ Jabari Ruffin to Minkah Fitzpatrick. USC’s Adoree Jackson tried to help Fitzpatrick, who was lying on the ground, back up, but Ruffin got in the way and stomped on his crotch. ...
Via NESN.com
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: USC’s Jabari Ruffin ejected for groin stomp

Dirty play is always unacceptable, but you never mess with another man’s jewels. USC senior Jabari Ruffin broke that unspoken rule on Saturday night against Alabama when he groin stomped Minkah Fitzpatrick, who was laying on the ground. Check out this nasty move. Not cool brah https://t.co/whbPe4IL6e — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) September 4, 2016 What really sucks here, besides...
Via Sportsnaut
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

USC DE ejected for stomping on opponent’s groin

USC senior defensive end Jabari Ruffin was ejected from Saturday’s game against Alabama after stepping on the groin of Alabama’s Anthony Averett after a play. Bama had made the tackle on a kickoff return late in the second quarter and Averett was on the ground. Trojans kick returner Adoree’ Jackson was going to help up his opponent, but Ruffin had other ideas. Ruffin stomped...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

USC LB Powell next man up after Ruffin tears ACL

The moment isn't anything USC linebacker Quinton Powell would like to remember. His teammate, Jabari Ruffin, made an interception during Sunday's practice. Unfortunately, Ruffin tore his ACL in the process and he'll now miss the 2014 season. The redshirt sophomore from Downey High School had an impressive spring and was expected to start at outside linebacker this fall. As the saying...
Via Fox Sports West
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

USC LB Jabari Ruffin tears knee ligament, is lost for season

USC sophomore linebacker Jabari Ruffin will miss the 2014 season after tearing a knee ligament during practice on Sunday, the team announced. The 6-3, 240-pound Ruffin, who made 22 tackles as a reserve last season and was vying to become a starter in 2014, was hurt as he was tackled on an interception return.  "This is very unfortunate news about Jabari, but I know he will rehab...
Via FOX Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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