Rueben Bain

  • Pos Edge
  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 275

Prospect Info

Miami Hurricanes

  • Jersey #4
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

  • Class 2023
  • Committed 12/13/2022
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H.S. Scouting Report

2 evaluations

Evaluated 09/30/2022

Andrew Ivins
Andrew Ivins Director of Scouting


2-3 Round Day 2

A highly productive pass rusher that wins not only with technique, but also one of the best motors in the class of 2023. Not the biggest point-of-attack player, but it doesn’t matter because he shoots into the backfield with a game plan and is extremely effective at simply just putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks. Totaled an absurd 29.5 sacks as a junior down in Miami-Dade County. Followed that up with arguably the best performance of his young career as he racked up three sacks in a season-opening upset of the national powerhouse that is IMG Academy. Ability to plant, redirect and make stops outside of the hashes is extremely rare for someone his age as he’s quick to read and react. Has been deployed primarily as an edge player throughout much of his prep career, but has also gotten some looks on the inside and shown that he can make a difference in the middle with his heavy hands and overall physical demeanor. Lack of verified data points isn’t ideal, but no real reason to question his ability to make a difference at the Power Five level given what he has put on tape over the years. Will likely need some time to get adjusted to the speed and demands of big-time college football, but could carve out a role early on at the next level as a situational rusher before eventually setting in as a regular up front for the school of his choice. Tweener measurables won’t be for everyone, but the ability to consistently flush out pockets is extremely valuable in an era where everyone wants to air it out.

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H.S. Athletic Background

2021: MaxPreps Junior All-American. Put up monster numbers for Florida's 5A champs earning Miami Herald 5A-IND Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors after totaling 60 tackles (48.5 of which were for a loss), 29.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. Helped anchor a Miami Central defense that gave up just 15.4 points per game while playing a national schedule that included games against both St. John Bosco and Bishop Gorman.

2020: Played 6 of 9 games as a sophomore; helped Miami Central to an 8-1 record and the Florida 6A state championship.


  • Reggie Bain Brother

    A four-year starter along the offensive line at FAU. Now a graduate assistant at Miami.

  • Tolbert Bain Uncle

    A four-year starting DB at Miami in the 1980s. Won a national title with the Hurricanes in 1987.

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