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On the Gridiron
  • The Rutgers football documentary, "R Football: 15 Days of Spring" made its debut Saturday. The documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the first spring practice sessions under coach Kyle Flood and can be viewed on

  • Continuing a Rutgers football tradition, Flood will be the honorary head coach at this summer's New Jersey Special Olympics.

  • In conference realignment news, Boise State reaffirmed its future commitment to joining the Big East for the 2013 season.

  • Incoming freshmen Brandon Arcidiacono, J.J. Denman, Blake Rankin and Desmon Peoples began Big 33 practices yesterday and will all play for Pennsylvania in the June 16 game at Hershey Park.

In Recruiting
  • Madison (N.J.) athlete Justin Goodwin verbally committed to Rutgers.

  • Goodwin received a verbal offer from Rutgers earlier this year and committed over offers from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Temple.

  • Roman Catholic (Philadelphia) four-star receiver Will Fuller named Rutgers his leader.

  • Wicomico (Salisbury, Md.) running back Dontea Ayres said Rutgers remains his leader. He plans to narrow down on a decision after visits to West Virginia and Northwestern. Ayres and teammate Derrick Hayward added Navy offers this week.

  • Holy Trinity (Hicksville, N.Y.) quarterback Chris Laviano remains in good standing with Rutgers, but does not have any more visits planned to Rutgers coming up. Laviano aims to make a commitment during the summer and has Rutgers and Boston College offers.

  • South Brunswick (Monmouth Junction, N.J.) athlete T.J. Taylor unofficially visited Rutgers this week with his family and left feeling "really satisfied."

  • Cranford (N.J.) athlete Reggie Green had a busy week in recruiting, adding offers from Michigan State, Boston College, Pittsburgh, N.C. State and UCF.

  • Wayne Hills (N.J.) quarterback Kevin Olsen verbally committed to Miami.

  • Rutgers commit Anthony Cioffi continues his track success, winning gold this week in the 100-meter dash at his county championships.

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