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 a 13-minute press conference with Julie Hermann and camp recruiting updates.

In an effort to make the site even more user-friendly, ScarletReport.com provides a week in review. So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news. To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired. All stories from ScarletReport.com can be accessed through the message boards.

Julie Hermann

Soon-to-be athletic director Julie Hermann spoke with the media in a 13-minute press conference this week during her visit to Rutgers. Hermann discussed the "embarrassments" experienced in the last month and her eagerness to move forward and take over the friend.

Hermann remains on schedule to take over the athletic director position. During her week on campus, she met with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delaney, Rutgers president Robert Barchi and many athletics donors.

On the Gridiron

Rutgers is back at school for summer classes and workouts with training camp set to begin in August. With nine members of the class of 2013 now enrolled, the bulk of the class is due to arrive in two weeks.

In the classroom, Rutgers announced this week that the football team recorded its highest cumulative GPA in school history.

In Recruiting

St. Joseph's (Montvale, N.J.) four-star safety Kiy Hester has a top seven and could be close to a decision. He told FOXSportsNEXT.com that Rutgers was in his top three following an unofficial visit for Friday's skills camp.

Rutgers hosted two one-day camp events this weekend with offers going out during both. At a Friday night skills camp, Rutgers offered 2014 wide receiver Elliott Davis out of Quince Orchard (Md.). St. Joseph's (Philadelphia ) 2016 receiver Cam Chambers also left with a verbal offer.

At Saturday's lineman camp, Rutgers offered 2015 offensive lineman Sam Madden from Barnegat (N.J.) and 2015 defensive end Shareef Miller from Frankford (Pa.).

More than a dozen offered prospects were on campus this weekend for camps, including Southern Regional (Manahawkin, N.J.) receiver Mike Gesicki, East (Rochester, N.Y.) athlete Justin Noye, 2015 South Brunswick (N.J.) athlete Dontae Strickland and 2015 Union City (N.J.) lineman Steven Gonzalez.

Rutgers commits Kam Lott, Justin Nelson, Sidney Gopre and Saquan Hampton all participated in camp activities this weekend.

Eastern Christian (Elkton, Md.) wide receiver Freddy Canteen is close to a decision after an unofficial Saturday visit to Rutgers. Canteen said he will spend a few days to think everything over but could decide this week.

Harrisburg (Pa.) running back Robert Martin will visit West Virginia Wednesday with the Mountaineers and Scarlet Knights both pushing for the three-star prospect.

Detroit Country Day (Beverley Hills, Mich.) quarterback commit Tyler Wiegers received an Iowa offer this week.

East Ridge (Woodbury, Minn.) tight end George Behr plans to return to Rutgers in late summer after camping Friday night but not seeing much of the school because of the weather.

Lower Dauphin (Hummelstown, Pa.) tight end Trey Klock will announce his decision this week between Georgia Tech, Rutgers, Syracuse, Boston College and Temple.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers remains in offseason mode with the majority of the team set to participate in the Jersey Shore Basketball League, which starts at the end of the month in Wall, N.J.


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