Ruben Hyppolite II

Ruben Hyppolite II

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-0

Weight: 230

Class: Graduate

Major: Communications

Hometown: Miramar, FL

High School: McArthur

As a Senior (2023):

Tallied four tackles (three solo) and a pass breakup at TransPerfect Music City Bowl (12/30)... Recorded a three-yard tackle for loss as part of five tackle performance at Rutgers (11/25) ... Set season-high with 10 tackles (five solo) vs. #2 Michigan (11/18) ... Notched six tackles (four solo) at Nebraska (11/11) ... Tallied four tackles (three solo) vs. #9 Penn State (11/4) ... Notched three solo tackles and a six-yard sack at Northwestern (10/28) ... Led the Terps with seven tackles (five solo) against Illinois (10/14) ... Set a career-high with six solo tackles at #7 Ohio State (10/7) ... Recorded five tackles (four solo) in win over Indiana (9/30) ... Tallied six tackles (four solo) and half a tackle for loss in win at Michigan State (9/23) ... Led the Terps with six tackles (five solo) in win over Virginia (9/15)

As a Junior (2022):

Appeared in nine of 13 games with eight starts ... Totaled 24 tackles (nine solo) and one pass breakup ... Recorded five tackles (one solo) in Duke's Mayo Bowl vs. #23 NC State (12/30) ... Tallied four tackles (two solo) vs. #2 Ohio State (11/19) ... Returned from injury at Wisconsin (11/5) and tallied three solo tackles ... Missed four games due to injury ... Recorded four tackles in wins at Charlotte (9/10) and vs. SMU (9/17) .. 2022 Academic All-Big Ten selection.

As a Sophomore (2021):

Appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts at linebacker ... Finished third on the team with 62 tackles (39 solo), two tackles for loss for 13 yards, two pass breakups and one forced fumble ... Had a career-high and game-high 12 tackles (four solo) in New Era Pinstripe Bowl win over Virginia Tech (12/29) ... Led Terps with seven tackles (four solo) in bowl clinching win at Rutgers (11/27) ... Tallied four solo tackles vs. #8 Michigan (11/20) and in win over Indiana (10/30) ... Secured a career-high eight tackles (five solo) at Minnesota (10/23) ... Posted a career-best five solo tackles vs. #5 Iowa (10/1) ... Forced a fumble of Kent State RB Marquez Cooper in the second quarter, recovered by teammate Tarheeb Still ... Tallied five tackles (three solo) in win at Illinois (9/17) ... Broke up two passes and recorded five tackles (three solo) with a tackle for loss in win over West Virginia (9/4)

As a Freshman (2020):

Appeared in four of five games with one start at linebacker ... Totaled 18 tackles (10 solo) and two sacks for 23 yards ... Earned first career start at #12 Indiana (11/28), matching career-best with seven tackles (career-high four solo) ... Played huge role in win over Penn State (11/7), tallying seven tackles (three solo) and two sacks for 23 yards, the most sacks in a game by a Maryland freshman since Andre Monroe had 2.5 vs. Wake Forest on 11/19/11


Son of Laquinta "Nikki" Hyppolite ... Has younger sister Nicolyn ... Lists sports hero as Ray Lewis ... Biggest sports thrill is winning two state championships and having four sacks in one game ... Hobbies are working out and playing video games ... Wants to be a sports analyst and color commentator ... Favorite pregame meal is pasta.

Before Maryland (2019):

ESPN 300 member ... Four-star linebacker ... Ranked #19th Outside Linebacker in the 2020 class ... Selected to US National Team for International Bowl ... Defensive MVP of Ray Lewis Academy ... Chose Maryland over Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Florida, Miami, Penn State and Syracuse

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