ISU’s Rus is semifinalist for Campbell Trophy
AMES — Iowa State redshirt senior tight end Jared Rus has been named one of 156 semifinalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which was won last year by former Cyclone Charlie Kolar.
Each semifinalist must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, have outstanding football ability and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.
Rus was an all-Big 12 first-team selection last season on the field and has already earned his bachelor’s degree in finance.
Rus has made nine career starts, while seeing action in 31 career games for the Cyclones. He’s got five receptions this season, two off his career high for a single year. Rus is used in many situations as a lead blocking back in the ISU rushing attack.