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 includes two commitments and major Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) updates.

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 under the "Latest News" tab on the home page.

On the Gridiron
  • Rutgers camp is over and the Scarlet Knights are a mere three weeks away from reporting for training camp. To get ready for what's to be an exciting season on the Banks, ScarletReport.com will begin a series later today on the top storylines, questions and position battles of training camp 2011.

Recruiting
  • Rutgers picked up two more commitments in center Brandon Arcidiacono and kicker Kyle Federico. Arcidiacono is the nation's ninth ranked center and he picked Rutgers over 14 other verbal scholarship offers. Federico earned an offer after an impressive performance at the specialists camp two weeks ago.

  • Three of the Don Bosco "Big Five" set tentative decision dates in the last week. Wide receiver Leonte Carroo will be first to go, deciding Aug. 6 with Rutgers in very good position. Five-star defensive lineman Darius Hamilton and linebacker Mike Strizak are interested in committing at the same time, with Hamilton eying Oct. 6. Hamilton named cut list of six with Rutgers making the cut. Strizak will decide between Rutgers, Connecticut and Boston College.

  • In other Bosco news, cornerback Yuri Wright told ScarletReport.com that Rutgers and Colorado are recruiting him the hardest.

  • St. Peters Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) tight end Michael Giacone plans to announce his decision this Friday and is expected to choose between Rutgers and Connecticut. When details become available, ScarletReport.com will let everyone know how the event will be covered.

  • Linebacker Nyeem Wartman committed to Penn State.

  • Sayreville ATH Delon Stephenson told ScarletReport.com that he will commit to Rutgers if he does not receive any other offers by September.

  • JuCo offensive lineman Will Latu committed to West Virginia.

  • Tight end Orlando David told ScarletReport.com that, although he did not camp at Rutgers, he remains very interested in the school and hopes to take an official visit during the season.

On the Hardwood
  • The Jersey Shore Basketball League continues through July with the Rutgers contingent — The Gutter Cleaners — victorious for the first time in a Wednesday win. The Cleaners won 111-103 against the team that embarrassed them in the first game of the season. Austin Johnson led all scorers with 22 points and Wally Judge posted a 16-point, 14-rebound double-double.


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