PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Red-shirt freshman defensive end Julian Pinnix-Odrick returned to practice Saturday after an eight-month absence because of knee surgery. Pinnix-Odrick spoke 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com after his return to discuss being back on the practice field.
was on his way to the two-deep before tearing a knee ligament in spring practice. Pinnix-Odrick went under the knife, and missed the 2013 regular season. He will also be out for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
Pinnix-Odrick will, however, be involved in the 15 bowl practices leading up to the end of the season. He made his return to the practice field Saturday, participating in individual drills and non-contact activities.
Pinnix-Odrick spoke 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com after practice to break down his goals of a strong spring at Rutgers.