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.
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.
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.
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.