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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- Rutgers came back from 10 points down and squeaked by Navy, 21-20, on Homecoming for the team's fourth straight win.
- Brandon Jones played the hero role this week, blocking a field goal in the final minutes that could have given Navy a lead. Senior safety Pat Kivlehan, seeing his most significant action of the season, came through in a big way when he scooped up an interception that turned the momentum in Rutgers' favor.
- Offensively, Gary Nova made two big mistakes at quarterback, but two perfect touchdown passes in the win. Nova, who will start again against Louisville according to coach Greg Schiano, threw for a career high 271 yards.
- The victory for Rutgers (5-1, 2-0) earned the team two votes in the AP poll and 31 in the USA Today poll. With Louisville looming Friday night, Rutgers has a chance with a win to put itself back in the top 25. Rutgers is No. 28 in the BCS rankings.
- The Scarlet Knights travel to Kentucky this week for a Friday night clash against Louisville (2-4, 0-1). The Cardinals blew a lead against Cincinnati last week in their Big East opener.
- The Navy game was another big visitor weekend for Rutgers. In terms of verbal commits, Rutgers hosted receivers Carlton Agudosi and Leonte Carroo, offensive linemen Derrick Nelson and Brandon Arcidiacono, tight end Michael Giacone and running back Desmon Peoples.
- Rutgers also hosted top 2012 prospects Darius Hamilton, Yuri Wright and Devin Fuller. As far as offered 2013s, Rutgers hosted four-star Don Bosco defensive end Alquadin Muhammad, St. Peters Prep wide receiver Charlie Callinan and offensive lineman Brad Henson.
- Eastern (Voorhees, N.J.) four-star cornerback Eli Woodard told ScarletReport.com that he loved last week's Rutgers trip and plans to return for at least one more game this season. Woodard also said, however, that Ohio State stands out to him.
- Early four-stars Adam Breneman and Garrett Sickels also visited for the Pittsburgh game. Breneman picked up a Penn State offer this week, but continues to hold Rutgers in high regard and say Rutgers will be in it until the end. Sickels told ScarletReport.com that Rutgers continues to stand out to him and mentioned the chance to play with Miles Shuler as one of many draws to the school.
- 2013 four-star running back David Williams visited last week and told ScarletReport.com that he loved the visit, but has many more planned. He has eight verbal scholarship offers.
- Rashaad Williams is off to a strong start at Valley Forge Military Academy after plans to walk on at Rutgers last year. Williams said he holds no grudges against Rutgers for the way things played out last year and hopes to make his college decision in January.
- Rutgers hosted Midknight Madness Friday night in a packed College Avenue Gymnasium. The team did many interactive activities with the fans in attendance and capped the night off with a slam dunk contest. Freshman guard Jerome Seagears won the contest with junior forward Wally Judge coming in second.
- Head coach Mike Rice announced that red-shirt freshman Kadeem Jack underwent ankle surgery this week and could be out as long as four months.
- The Rutgers basketball team's schedule is set for the 2011-12 season. The Scarlet Knights face a murderous stretch to finish the regular season with consecutive matchups against Notre Dame, Syracuse, Marquette, Seton Hall, Villanova and St. John's. The season starts Nov. 11 against Dartmouth at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.