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 performed well in the national spotlight and left South Florida with a 23-13 victory. The Scarlet Knights (3-0, 1-0) received a courageous performance from running back Jawan Jamison, who set a Rutgers record with 41 carries.
- The Rutgers defense kept USF quarterback B.J. Daniels off his came, intercepting three passes, including one in the red zone
- Running back Savon Huggins (leg) and guard Andre Civil (leg) did not play, but both made the trip to Tampa, Fla. Jamison shouldered the load for Huggins at tailback with Taj Alexander impressing in his first career start at right guard.
- Head coach Kyle Flood had multiple shake ups on special teams. Kicker Kyle Federico, who made a career-long 51-yard field goal, handed kickoff duties for Anthony DiPaula. When J.T. Tartacoff left with a dislocated finger, punter Justin Doerner filled in as the holder.
- Sophomore Gary Nova had arguably the best performance of his career as a starter. Nova threw for 277 yards and a touchdown, managed the game efficiently and did not record a turnover. In comparison, four-year starter Daniels threw three picks.
- The Scarlet Knights return to the practice field today as they prepare for Arkansas (1-2, 0-1). The Razorbacks are fresh off a 52-0 loss to No. 1 Alabama.
- Rutgers checks in tied for No. 30 in the nation in the AP poll and No. 31 in USA Today.
- Rutgers 2012 commit Delon Stephenson is now enrolled at Milford Academy (New Berlin, N.Y.) to get himself academically eligible for enrollment for Rutgers in the spring.
- With the weekend free, Rutgers coaches were out in full force on the recruiting trail, making stops to see games including tight end commit Taylor Marini, defensive end commit Nick Internicola, 2013 outside linebacker prospect Skai Moore, wide receiver Andre Patton and 2014 standouts Jabrill Peppers and Kiy Hester.
- Metuchen (N.J.) four-star offensive lineman Dorian Miller has his first official visit planned, in two weeks to North Carolina. Miller will visit for the game against Idaho pending any late scheduling conflicts. Rutgers, UNC and Connecticut remain his top three.
- Top 2014 prospects Saeed Blacknall and Connor Morehart told ScarletReport.com that they left the Howard game with positive impressions of the visit. Rutgers was the first to offer Morehart and second for Blacknall.