The Week that Was

ScarletReport.com's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give ScarletReport.com readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features a developing scandal regarding newly named athletic director Julie Hermann.

In an effort to make the site even more user-friendly, ScarletReport.com provides a week in review. So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news. To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired. All stories from ScarletReport.com can be accessed through the message boards.

Julie Hermann

Embattled Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann received public support from president Robert Barchi this week. Barchi, in turn, received strong public support from New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

Despite public support from Christie, criticism continues to pile onto Hermann from other areas and her job remains in question, ScarletReport.com reported.

Rutgers general council vice president John Farmer played no role in the Hermann hire but shared his thoughts in a Sunday letter to NJ.com. In Farmer's letter, he compares Hermann president Bill Clinton and refers to members of the Tennessee volleyball team as "Facebook gossipers."

On the Gridiron

The New Era Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten reached an agreement to send a team to Yankee Stadium for the bowl starting in 2014. The Bowl pits Big Ten against ACC.

Rutgers is back at school for summer classes and workouts with training camp set to begin in August. With nine members of the class of 2013 now enrolled, the bulk of the class is due to arrive in three weeks.

Class of 2013 defensive end Eric Wiafe told ScarletReport.com he is looking at prep school to improve his grades before enrolling at Rutgers. Barringer (Newark, N.J.) defensive end Kemoko Turay said he received his needed SAT score and is set to enroll.

In Recruiting

Lower Dauphin (Hummelstown, Pa.) tight end Trey Klock has a top four of Rutgers, Syracuse, Boston College and Temple and is planning a summer decision.

Bridgewater-Raritan defensive lineman Chris Carter will camp at Rutgers.

Virginia Tech was the latest school to offer Pope John XXIII (Sparta, N.J.) tight end Ryan Izzo, who holds a Rutgers offer and is over a dozen.

Dexter (Brighton, Mass.) offensive lineman James Hendren verbally committed to Boston College.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers received a verbal commitment from Pittsburgh transfer J.J. Moore. The junior forward has one remaining year of eligibility and hopes to receive a waiver for immediate playing time.

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