Thompson Leads Defense

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers senior Marcus Thompson played a role in leading the team with emotion in helping the Scarlet Knights beat South Florida 31-6 at High Point Solutions Stadium, and afterward he spoke about the importance of it, including earning a berth against Notre Dame in the Pinstripe Bowl.

Rutgers defensive end Marcus Thompson acknowledged to being more excited and energized for the regular season finale against South Florida.

It resulted in the Scarlet Knights' best defensive showing of the season, and it's most complete game in the 31-6 win.

Afterward, Thompson spoke about his play, as well as what it means for the Scarlet Knights to earn a matchup with Notre Dame in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

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