PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Defensive tackles Scott Vallone and Jamil Merrell spoke to ScarletReport.com Monday about the 19-3 victory over Connecticut and the upcoming clash with Big East rival Syracuse.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Defensive linemen Scott Vallone
and Jamil Merrell
picked up new roles in the 19-3 victory for No. 19/20 Rutgers
With Vallone shifting to nose guard and Merrell to the 3-tech, the Scarlet Knights (5-0, 2-0) held Connecticut to 53 rushing yards.
Rutgers faces a pass-heavy offense Saturday against Syracuse, where Vallone and Merrell expect another strong defensive performance.