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 updates with training camp starting this week.

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 begins training camp Thursday when players formally report to the Hale Center. ScarletReport.com will have full coverage with the first practice set for Friday.

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood threw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday night at Yankee Stadium.

Kevin Snyder, Gary Nova, Isaac Holmes and Brandon Coleman will be in Newport for American Athletic Conference media day alongside Flood. Media activities start tomorrow morning with ScarletReport.com in attendance for live coverage.

In Recruiting

Rutgers had two big visitors on campus last week at the running back spot in Alonso's (Fla.) Ish Witter and St. Peters Prep's (Jersey City, N.J.) Jonathan Hilliman. Both offered positive reviews of their unofficial visits.

Witter is set for an Aug. 1 announcement this week, where he will decide between Rutgers, Syracuse and Missouri.

Hilliman told FOXSportsNEXT.com he planned to announce a decision that would "shock" people the week of Aug. 12. He has tentative visits scheduled for Miami and Vanderbilt before a decision.

Pope John XXIII (Sparta, N.J.) receiver Noah Brown formally named Ohio State his leader after a mid-week visit to campus. Brown also visited Vanderbilt before returning home to New Jersey.

Montclair (N.J.) defensive end Darius Slade did not visit West Virginia for camp this weekend for personal reasons but still plans to get to Morgantown before a decision. Slade also has visits set up for Rutgers and Michigan State.

Miami Norland (Fla.) receiver Kendrick Edwards plans to announce the first week of August with Rutgers as his leader and Louisville second. Edwards camped for three days at Rutgers and has never been to Louisville.

Village Academy (Delray Beach, Fla.) defensive end Kevin Bronson continues to list Rutgers as his leader.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers is in the final stretch of the Jersey Shore Basketball League with playoffs about to start. The Scarlet Knights remain on campus for offseason workouts and classes.


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