PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Freshman running back Dontea Ayres is one week into full contact practices at Rutgers and eager to learn more. Looking to make an early impact at the position, Ayres discussed his health coming off a knee injury and lessons learned early in spring camp.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Dontea Ayres decided to enroll early at Rutgers for a chance to compete for playing time and it is paying off in his first two weeks of spring practice.
Paul James is injured and there is nothing but unproven young talent behind starter Savon Huggins. Ayres did not play as a senior because of knee injuries and has not been on the field competitively in nearly a year. Ayres discussed his return to the field and firs two weeks of spring practice last week with ScarletReport.com.