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On the Gridiron

Rutgers football returns to the field tomorrow for the first of 15 spring practices. The spring practice campaign runs until April capped off by the spring game.

Before starting the spring practice campaign, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood will speak to the media this afternoon to preview his second year running the Scarlet Knights.

Former running back Brian Leonard hosted his "Rally at the Alley" charity event this week, which featured many Rutgers and NFL stars and raised money for charity in New York City.

In Recruiting

Detroit County Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.) quarterback Tyler Wiegers is set for an April unofficial visit to Rutgers during a spring practice. Wiegers holds a Rutgers offer, along with three others and is planning for a summer decision.

Coatesville (Pa.) athlete Tyler Burke has a Rutgers visit set for this weekend. Burke holds a Rutgers offer and participated in a Rutgers passing camp last summer.

Bethel Park (Pa.) Michael Grimm has Pittsburgh and Penn State standing out early but holds a Rutgers offer and is considering a visit.

Southern Regional (Manahawkin, N.J.) tight end Mike Gesicki recently visited Rutgers and has the Scarlet Knights in his top three.

Dwight Morrow (Englewood, N.J.) athlete Juwann Winfree is being recruited by Rutgers as a defensive back and is another planned visitor for a spring practice.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers hosted Wabash Valley junior college forward Chris Griffin on an unofficial visit over the weekend. Griffin is scheduled to wrap up his trip Monday morning and is considering a visit to Auburn this weekend.

Christ the King guard Jon Severe, fresh off a 40-point showing in the state finals, released a cut list including Rutgers and nine other schools.

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