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 end to a coordinator search and a rough week in Rutgers hoops.

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On the Gridiron

Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood formally announced his staff changes last week with former Kansas State coach Ron Prince taking over as offensive coordinator and linebackers coach Dave Cohen moving up to defensive coordinator. Cohen will continue to work with linebackers in his new role and Prince will have multiple roles on the offense.

Promoting Anthony Campanile too a full-time position coach with receivers and tight ends, Darnell Dinkins is no longer with the program as last year's tight ends coach.

Flood announced the promotion of running backs coach Norries Wilson to associate head coach and Matt Simon to graduate assistant, filling in for Campanile. With graduate assistant Devin Fitzsimmons joining Dave Brock at Delaware, one more position is open heading into spring practice.

Rutgers is well represented at the NFL combine this week with a school record six players participating in events.

Tight end D.C. Jefferson had a disappointing combine, leaving early after injuring a pectoral muscle on the bench press. Receiver Mark Harrison and running back Jawan Jamsion clocked in with times of 4.47 and 4.68 respectively in the 40-yard dash and were full go for positional drills yesterday.

Cornerback Logan Ryan, linebacker Khaseem Greene and linebacker Steve Beauharnais remain on schedule to participate in events today and tomorrow in Indianapolis, Ind.

In Recruiting

Rutgers continued its recruiting push for 2014 prospects with a series of verbal scholarship offers being received.

Cedar Grove (N.J.) receiver David Njoku and Paramus Catholic (N.J.) offensive lineman JuwanBushell-Beatty received in-state offers.

Out of state, Gates-Chili (Rochester, N.Y.) guard Jacquis Webb and Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn) defensive tackle Thomas Holley received verbal scholarship offers.

Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Md.) four-star offensive lineman Damian Prince is set to take a third unofficial visit to Rutgers.

On the Hardwood

February ended in the same way it began for Rutgers basketball, with a two-loss week. The Scarlet Knights lost close contests with Providence, 76-72, and Villanova, 71-63.

The pair of losses locks up a bottom-four spot in the Big East tournament for Rutgers (13-13, 4-11), which continues Saturday night at the Verizon Center against Georgetown.

Sophomore forward Kadeem Jack recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Providence.

Elijah Carter told ScarletReport.com he does not expect to need surgery on his broken right fibula and could be back on a basketball court as soon as June.

On the women's side, coach C. Vivian Stringer remains in search of win No. 900 after losses to Syracuse and St. John's this week. Her next opportunity comes tomorrow night against South Florida at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.


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