Names change in the recruiting game, especially when the spring evaluation period begins, but right now there is a corps of players every Rutgers aficionado should know, and ScarletReport.com brings you "25 to Watch" as the recruiting class unfolds:
1. Elijah Shumate, S, 6-1, 195, Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey)
Dynamic DB attended Rutgers' junior day and his recruitment could turn national.
2. Ruhann Peele, WR, 6-1, 170, Linden High
A regular visitor to Rutgers campus is very close to the Scarlet Knights coaching staff.
3. Devin Fuller, ATH, 6-1, 185, Northern Valley Old Tappan High
Puts up video game-type numbers as a QB, but will likely play in the secondary in college.
4. Quanzell Lambert, MLB, 6-2, 230, Timber Creek High (Erial)
Tremendous athlete who could anchor the middle of a defense for years.
5. D.J. Singleton, S, 6-3, 195, St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City)
Size and speed will make him one of Jersey's top targets for out-of-state schools.
6. Darius Hamilton, DE, 6-4, 245, Don Bosco Prep
One of the many talented 2012s with the Ironmen, and high on the Scarlet Knights' list.
7. Davon Jacobs, S, 6-2, 185, DePaul Catholic (Wayne)
Athletic and big, his recruitment has already hit high gear.
8. Leonte Carroo, WR/DB, 6-2, 200, Don Bosco Prep
Lives in shadows of Rutgers Stadium and could be the next Bosco product to be Rutgers-bound.
9. Ryan Brodie, OL, 6-4, 265, Long Branch High
Very good feet and athletic, and is working on building strength.
10. Kye Morgan, RB/CB, 5-10, 180, Franklin High (Somerset)
Likely a CB in college, Morgan is a regular at the Rutgers campus.
11. Nigel Jones, RB, 5-8, 195, Holy Spirit High (Absegami)
Injuries kept him on the sidelines part of 2010, but one of state's best RBs in 2012.
12. Tyrell Smith, OL, 6-4, 270, Lacey Township High
The Jersey Shore continues to produce talent, and Smith is a prime example.
13. Delon Stephenson, ATH, 5-10, 170, Sayreville High (Parlin)
Future as a slot receiver, and it helps his brother (Daryl) is a Rutgers signee.
14. Dan Mastromatteo, OLB, 6-2, 215, Holy Spirit
A secret in South Jersey, he is high on Rutgers' list after attending junior day.
15. Yuri Wright, DB, 6-2, 180, Don Bosco Prep
Cover corner will be a hot commodity, and will be heavily recruited.
16. Jazzmar Clax, LB, 6-0, 215, Freehold Boro High
Quick to the ball and aggressive, and also thinks highly of Rutgers.
17. Kaiwan Lewis, DE, 6-2, 230, St. Joseph's High (Hammonton)
Size could make him a LB in college, but can get up the field from his DE spot.
18. Khalif Herbin, ATH, 5-7, 165, Montclair
Explosive with the ball, can play slot receiver and be a return specialist.
19. Jamil Pollard, DT, 6-4, 280, West Deptford High (Westville)
Size and strength stand out with one of South Jersey's best.
20. Brandon Napoleon, ATH, 6-0, 175, St. Peter's Prep
Wants to play QB in college, but likely will be a CB or WR.
21. Julian Pinnix-Ordick, DT, 6-5, 265, Montclair High
Size, quickness and strength make him one to watch as the spring continues.
22. Carlton Agudosi, WR, 6-6, 195, Franklin High
Rangy WR has good hands and uses his size well.
23. Max Valles, ATH, 6-4, 210, St. Joseph's (Hammonton)
He is athletic, but the question is where he will play in college.
24. Tajae Sharpe, WR/S, 6-1, 170, Piscataway High
Sneaky athletic, Sharpe blends in with the Chiefs, but could excel with development.
25. Michael Giacone, TE, 6-3, 230, St. Peter's Prep
Athleticism, good hands and nice blocking skills makes him an interesting target.