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 some last-minute updates before training camp kicks off this week.

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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.

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On the Gridiron
  • Rutgers made four roster updates this week in an announcement preceding training camp. Fullback and linebacker Edmond Laryea received a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA and will be a member of the team this season. Quarterback Steve Shimko and running back Aaron Hayward both took medical retirements and will not be with the team this year. Tight end Junior Solice plans to transfer. Shimko, Hayward and Solice were scholarship athletes.

  • Big East Media Day takes place tomorrow morning in Newport, R.I. will be there with plenty of updates from coach Greg Schiano and seniors Joe Martinek and David Rowe.

  • Players report for training camp Thursday and begin practicing Friday.

  • Six days before his planned announcement party, Don Bosco four-star receiver Leonte Carroo took a spontaneous trip to Penn State. Carroo told that the visit put the Nittany Lions in his top five for his announcement. Carroo's announcement is still coming Saturday night and will still be in attendance.

  • In other Don Bosco news, defensive lineman Darius Hamilton told's Tennessee affiliate that he may delay his Oct. 6 decision because he did not take the visits he hoped during the summer.

  • After Butch Davis' firing at North Carolina, three-star middle linebacker Dan Mastromatteo of Holy Spirit (Absecon, N.J.) decommitted from the Tar Heels. is hearing that Mastromatteo is looking heavily at Boston College.

  • Linebacker Quanzell Lambert continues to claim no leaders in his recruiting process. Lambert visited Penn State, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, Rutgers, Boston College and Maryland this summer and will take more before he makes his decision.

On the Hardwood
  • The Rutgers group in the Jersey Shore Basketball League broke split the final week of the regular season and finish 5-5 going into the playoffs. Incoming freshman Elijah Carter scored 40 points in a Tuesday win and rising junior Dane Miller scored 32 points for the opposing team in a Thursday loss. Playoffs begin tonight.

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