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 multiple coaching searches and a key injury for Rutgers hoops.

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. All stories from ScarletReport.com can be accessed through the message boards.

On the Gridiron

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood hired Iowa assistant coach Darrell Wilson as his secondary coach. Wilson, who has been with the Hawkeyes for more than a decade, takes Robb Smith's spot on the coaching staff after he left for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The search for an offensive coordinator goes into its second month following the departure of Dave Brock to Delaware, however ScarletReport.com reported over the weekend that an end to the search is near.

In Recruiting

Utah punter Nick Marsh will graduate early and transfer to Rutgers for his fifth year of eligibility. Marsh projects as next year's starting punter, to replace the graduating Justin Doerner.

Rutgers issued double-digit verbal offers since National Signing Day. Some of the most recent offers include Detroit County Day (Mich.) quarterback Tyler Wiegers, East High (Rochester, N.Y.) athlete Justin Noye and Dexter High (Brookline, Mass.) offensive tackle James Hendren.

Liberty High (Bethlehem, Pa.) four-star receiver K.J. Williams told FOXSportsNEXT.com that he has Rutgers standing out.

Dwight Morrow (Englewood, N.J.) receiver Juwann Winfree named Rutgers as one of his favorites with his offer sheet approaching double digits.

Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn) defensive tackle Thomas Holley is up to five offers with both Rutgers and Notre Dame close to offering, he said.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers leading scorer Elijah Carter is out for the year following a fractured fibula in a 75-69 loss to DePaul. The loss dropped Rutgers to 13-11 overall and 4-9 in the Big East with five games left.

With Carter out, look for sophomores Myles Mack and Jerome Seagears to see increased minutes and Mike Poole and Vincent Garrett to see time at the two-guard.

Prior to the DePaul loss, Rutgers snapped a six-game losing streak by beating Seton Hall 57-55 at home. The Scarlet Knights snapped a five-year home losing streak to the in-state rival Pirates and has them three wins away from a .500 season.

On the women's side, head coach C. Vivian Stringer must wait for win No. 900 after losses to DePaul and Connecticut this week.


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