Recruit Wrap: How RU Commits/Targets Fared

ScarletReport.com's "Recruit Wrap" is a quick-read look at how some of Rutgers' top targets as well as committed players fared on the high school gridiron during the weekend games. The "Wrap" goes wherever the Scarlet Knights are recruiting.

Welcome to the "Recruit Wrap," a ScarletReport.com feature that appears each week during the high school season.

It will be a mix of players already committed to Rutgers as well as updates on players who are being recruited by the Scarlet Knights. It is designed to give readers a potpourri of information on how recruits are faring on a weekly basis.

Committed to Rutgers
Bloomsburg (Pa.) High quarterback Blake Rankin ran for 269 yards and two scores and threw for 117 yards and two TDs in a 28-16 win against Danville.

Sayreville High (Parlin, N.J.) running back Delon Stephenson ran 18 times for 90 yards and a TD (3), caught five passes for 18 yards and made 10 tackles and intercepted a pass in a 33-21 win against Old Bridge.

Montclair (N.J.) High defensive end Julian Pinnix-Odrick had three tackles and recovered a fumble in a 46-0 win against Columbia.

Franklin High (Somerset, N.J.) receiver Carlton Agudosi had one catch in a 35-0 loss to Hunterdon Central.

Ponte Vedra (Fla.) High placekicker Kyle Federico made one PAT, averaged 36.5 yards on two punts and had all four kickoffs go for touchbacks in a 19-13 win against Creekside.

Archbishop Wood High (Warminster, Pa.) running back Desmon Peoples ran for 143 yards and two TDs (33, 5) in a 38-0 win against Cardinal O'Hara.

Saddle Brook (N.J.) High linebacker Steve Longa scored on a 3-yard run in a 21-6 win against Waldwick.

St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) tight end Michael Giacone had two catches in a 27-18 loss to Bergen Catholic.

Being recruited by Rutgers (Class of 2012)
Franklin High (Reisterstown, Md.) receiver Ian Thomas made five catches for 132 yards and a TD, ran four times for 37 yards, returned a kick 64 yards and had four tackles in a 24-14 loss to Perry Hall.

Old Tappan Northern Valley (N.J.) High quarterback Devin Fuller ran nine times for 201 yards and two TDs (40, 60) and completed 13 of 14 passes for 205 yards and three TDs (5, 7, 25) in a 34-0 win against Passaic Valley.

Bridgeton (N.J.) High defensive tackle Christian Brown made three tackles in a 38-0 loss to St. Joseph's-Hammonton.

Montclair High athlete Khalif Herbin ran eight times for 28 yards and two TDs (1, 2) and had a 25-yard TD catch against Columbia.

Don Bosco Prep safety Elijah Shumate scored on a 1-yard run and a 75-yard kickoff in a 45-0 win against Paramus Catholic.

Being recruited by Rutgers (Class of 2013)
Piscataway (N.J.) High quarterback Nadir Barnwell completed 9 of 14 for 220 yards and four TDs (53, 11, 73, 4) in a 58-6 win against East Brunswick.

Piscataway High athlete Kyle LaPorte scored on a 73-yard catch against East Brunswick.

South Brunswick High (Monmouth Junction, N.J.) receiver T.J. Taylor had four catches for 76 yards in a 35-0 win against J.P. Stevens.

Glassboro (N.J.) High Corey Clement ran 18 times for 280 yards and three TDs (40, 50, 4) in a 55-35 loss to Pennsville.

Red Bank Regional High (Little Silver, N.J.) defensive end Garrett Sickels returned a blocked punt for a 20-yard TD in a 20-17 loss to Barnegat.

Being recruited by Rutgers (Class of 2014)
Don Bosco Prep running back/cornerback Jabrill Peppers had a 49-yard TD run and scored on a 33-yard TD punt return in a 45-0 win against Paramus Catholic.


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