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 spree in commitments.

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.

On the Gridiron

Rutgers formally transitioned to the American Athletic Conference today with the end of the Big East. AAC media day will take place in three weeks from Newport, R.I.

Rutgers begins training camp Aug.1 when players formally report to the Hale Center.

In Recruiting

Rutgers received three more verbal commitments this week and now stands at 20 in the class of 2014.

Timber Creek (Erial, N.J.) three-star receiver Adonis Jennings verbally committed to Rutgers Wednesday at the end of camp. Jennings cut to eight schools the week prior and made his decision after a 1-on-1 meeting with coach Kyle Flood.

Four-star safety Kiy Hester out of DePaul Catholic (Wayne, N.J.) committed to Rutgers Friday evening. Hester named Rutgers his leader last week and marks the highest rated commit since Darius Hamilton.

Ramapo (N.J.) defensive lineman Jimmy Hogan verbally committed to Rutgers and plans to add weight to play defensive tackle for the Scarlet Knights.

Eastern Christian (Elkton, Md.) receiver Freddy Canteen verbally committed to Michigan. Teammate Jamie Herr now lists West Virginia and Tennessee as his leaders.

Dwight Morrow (Englewood, N.J.) four-star athlete Juwan Winfree cut down to nine schools – Rutgers, Virginia, North Carolina State, Vanderbilt, Georgia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pittsburgh.

Largo (Fla.) cornerback Cordell Hudson received a Rutgers offer this week and plans to take an official visit.

Ntwademela Perry received a wide receiver walk-on offer after coming to Rutgers camp from South Africa.

Fauquier (Warrenton, Va.) punter D.J. Helkowski worked out for Rutgers coaches this week and expects to hear soon about an offer.

On the Hardwood

The Jersey Shore Basketball League tips off tonight with the majority of the Rutgers roster set to participate. Moving the games from St. Rose Gym (Belmar, N.J.) to Wall (N.J.), most Rutgers players tip off their summer league action Wednesday night.

Though most of the roster will be in the JSBL, rising junior center Kadeem Jack will return to a New York City summer league.

Our Saviour Lutheran School (New York) four-star forward Terry Larrier visited Rutgers and Seton Hall this week and plans to cut his list at the end of the summer.


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