TV: 1-on-1 with OLB Jamal Merrell

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Team captain and fifth-year senior Jamal Merrell makes his return from kidney injury Thursday night against Louisville. After missing three weeks of action, Merrell will start at strongside linebacker against the eighth-ranked Cardinals and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- For the first time in 2013, Rutgers will have all four team captains suited up and ready to start. Outside linebacker Jamal Merrell missed half of the season to date with a kidney injury, but is back on track and ready to start against Louisville in two days.

Speaking after a Sunday night practice, Merrell went in-depth on changes in the defense with his return and what must be done to stop Teddy Bridgewater and the Louisville Cardinals.

Scarlet Report Top Stories