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 features the transition to spring practice for Rutgers football.

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.

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On the Gridiron
  • Rutgers coach Kyle Flood holds his first spring press conference tomorrow at the Hale Center to get ready for camp. Rutgers enters a series of 15 practices next week culminating in the spring game on April 28.

  • Flood officially announced the hires of Norries Wilson and Joe Rossi to complete his staff. Wilson, former Columbia head coach, will work with the running backs while Rossi, who came from Maine, will call plays on special teams.

  • The day after Flood's press conference, former Scarlet Knights will converge on the Bubble for Rutgers Pro Day. Headlined by projected high pick Mohamed Sanu, former Rutgers players will work out in front of NFL scouts.

  • Former Rutgers star Brian Leonard hosted a charity bowling event for cancer this week, which featured many Knights in the NFL and Flood.

In Recruiting
  • Thomas Jefferson (Brooklyn, N.Y.) defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko decommitted from Connecticut this week. Ogundeko recently picked up a Rutgers offer and told Fox Sports Next he does not expect to make a decision until late in the process.

  • Randolph (N.J.) offensive lineman Brendan Mahon verbally committed to Penn State on an unofficial visit.

  • Immaculata (Somerset, N.J.) defensive end Tashawn Bower is down to eight schools and Rutgers made the cut.

  • Mendon/Sutherland (N.Y.) High quarterback Grant Heyman will prep for a year at Suffield (Conn.) Academy instead of walking on at Rutgers.

On the Hardwood
  • The Rutgers women's basketball team earned a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament, but fell 86-73 to Gonzaga in a virtual road game. Their season is over.

  • The Rutgers men have wins over two Sweet 16 teams this year — Florida and Cincinnati.


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