The Week That Was's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment includes yet another commitment and some news on the Don Bosco front.

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On the Gridiron
  • In less than two weeks, the Rutgers football team reports to the Hale Center for training camp. will continue its Storyline Central series thorughout the week to get everyone up-do-date on what to watch for this training camp.

  • Another week, another commitment. Derrick Nelson from Washington, D.C. verbally committed to Rutgers and becomes the 13th members of the recruiting class. Nelson projects as a guard for the Scarlet Knights.

  • Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) wide receiver Leonte Carroo set an Aug. 6 date for his college decision. Carroo did not visit California this week after previously expressing plans to do so. He will decide between the Golden Bears, Rutgers, Wisconsin and Boston College.

  • Darius Hamilton, who planned to travel with Carroo to California, did not travel west either. Hamilton also did not make it to Friday Night Lights at Florida, but will reschedule a trip to the Swamp.

  • West Deptford (Westville, N.J.) DT/OG Jamil Pollard came back into the picture after decommitting from Penn State. Pollard told that both Boston College and Rutgers have reached out to his family and has an "above average" interest in the Scarlet Knights. The question is how much Rutgers will pursue Pollard after Nelson's commitment.

  • Long Branch's Ryan Brodie told he will take as much time as he needs before making any decision. Brodie said he does not know about any leaders right now. Rutgers remains in good position for the tackle, however.

  • Timber Creek (Erial, N.J.) linebacker Quanzell Lambert told that he will continue to take his time and that he has the most contact with Rutgers, Florida, Nebraska, Alabama, Oklahoma and Northwestern.

  • Verbal commitment Delon Stephenson went in-depth with on his decision this week and said that he was told by coach Greg Schiano that running back is the most likely position for him at the next level. Stephenson also may end up as a slot receiver, defensive back or on special teams.

  • St. Peters Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) safety D.J. Singleton told that his current top is Rutgers, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Tennessee and Miami in no particular order.

On the Hardwood
  • The Rutgers group in the Jersey Shore Basketball League broke even at 4-4 this week. With two games left before the playoffs, the Gutter Cleaners are 4-1 in their last five games.

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