Ruth suspended for ISU season opener

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications.

Statement from Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell

“Senior De’Monte Ruth will serve a one-game suspension this weekend. De’Monte was stopped for a traffic violation and arrested for driving with a suspended license early last evening. We have a higher standard of excellence in our program and we ask our players to put the team before their actions.”

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