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