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 start of training camp and a series of major roster updates.

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 football reported for training camp yesterday and begins the 2012 season today during the first practice.

  • Rutgers has made a series of roster changes public this week, highlighted by the enrollment of West Deptford (N.J.) defensive tackle Jamil Pollard. Pollard was set to attend Penn State, but flipped to Rutgers after the NCAA sanctions.

  • Sayreville (Parlin, N.J.) athlete Delon Stephenson did not qualify and will prep at Fork Union (Va.) this semester with hopes of arriving at Rutgers in January.

  • Sophomore safety Rashad Knight transferred out of the program.

  • Defensive end David Milewski tore his ACL for the third time and will miss the 2012 season. He has yet to have surgery with his long-term future uncertain.

  • Former lineman Darnell Stapleton and linebacker Anthony Campanile officially joined the program as graduate assistants.

  • Coach Kyle Flood announced major news yesterday in saying that Rutgers will open practice to the public Saturday during the second day of pads. Practice begins at 9:30 a.m. on the turf practice field next to the Hale Center.

  • In conference news, the Big East announced a series of big steps during Tuesday's media day in Newport, R.I. The Big East will have a championship game next season at the home site of the highest seed.

  • The Big East is down to five in its commissioner search with an announcement hopeful by the end of the month. Also, the conference is actively seeking a 14th member to join with Navy in 2015.

In Recruiting
  • University School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) linebacker Skai Moore is down to Rutgers, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest and hopes to make a decision in the next three weeks. Moore hopes to take official visits after his commitment.

  • Fort Meade (Meade, Md.) offensive lineman Moise Larosse made his soft verbal commitment a solid one and plans to enroll at Rutgers in January.

  • Coffeyville (Kansas) Community College linebacker Martrell Spaight has Rutgers and Arkansas State as co-leaders in his recruitment.

  • Manchester (Conn.) tight end Andrew Isaacs remains committed to Boston College but is actively looking at Maryland and Rutgers, he told FOXSportsNEXT.com.

  • Eastern Christian (Elkton, Md.) running back Wendell Smallwood cut down to West Virginia and Rutgers as his final two. An announcement will come soon, he said.

On the Hardwood
  • The Rutgers contingent finished its Jersey Shore Basketball League circuit last week, with the team featuring Mike Poole and Derrick Randall taking home the title.

  • Sidwell (Washington, D.C.) four-star forward Josh Hart trimmed his list to seven schools with Rutgers making the cut.


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