The Opening NY/NJ: RB Elijah Barnwell

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Elijah Barnwell of Piscataway (N.J.) knows Rutgers well, and has what he calls an inside recruiter in older brother Nadir Barnwell. The 2017 running back holds one verbal scholarship offer -- from the Scarlet Knights -- and can expect a busy summer as one of the top sophomores in Central Jersey.

Piscataway (N.J.) 2017 running back Elijah Barnwell is a long-time holder of a Rutgers offer, where his older brother Nadir Barnwell stands out as a cornerabck.

The next big thing out of Piscataway High has an early connection to the Scarlet Knights and is a frequent visitor to campus.

After a solid showing in Sunday's Opening regional in Florham Park, N.J., Barnwell caught up with Scout to discuss his recruitment.

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