Rusty LaRue

 

Rusty LaRue

 

            Rusty LaRue didn't just play three sports at Northwest Guilford, he was dominant in each. As a senior, he was the News & Record's Guilford County Player of the Year in football, basketball and baseball, and was named the North Carolina high school Male Athlete of the Year. He continued his all-around play at Wake Forest, where he started at quarterback, was a key contributor to back-to-back ACC championship basketball teams and even pitched a little one season. As a senior, Rusty broke several NCAA and ACC records for passing, including 55 completions in a game. He played professionally in the NBA, appearing in 98 career games, and was a member of the Chicago Bulls 1998 NBA championship team. He also played in Russia and Italy. Rusty has coached basketball on the high school and college levels since 2004, including several years as an assistant at his alma mater, Wake Forest.

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