Rutgers Lands Montclair High Standout

Montclair High standout defensive end Julian Pinnix-Odrick joined Rutgers' 2012 recruiting class by giving a verbal commitment today.

Rutgers landed a muched-needed defensive end for the 2012 class when 6-foot-5, 265-pound Julian Pinnix-Odrick gave the Scarlet Knights a non-binding oral commitment.

The Montclair (N.J.) High product chose the Scarlet Knights over several other high-profile offers, including Penn State.

"I honestly didn't expect it to happen this fast," he said. "I'm still nervouse because this was a big decision and I wasn't planning on making it this early, but talking with the coaches it just felt right, it's the best fit for me." will have more on this developing story shortly

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