Rutgers DL Pinnix-Odrick Ready for Bigger Spotlight

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers defensive tackle Julian Pinnix-Odrick is not only an impact lineman for the Scarlet Knights but an aspiring author and rising leader within the program. Scout caught up with the fourth-year Rutgers lineman to discuss life off the field, Darius Hamilton's injury, old school uniforms and more.

Rutgers defensive tackle Julian Pinnix-Odrick was tired of the headlines, so he decided to write his own in a column for the school's student newspaper -- the Daily Targum. Pinnix-Odrick, a fourth-year player, spoke with Scout about putting his thoughts to paper and a variety of bye week topics.

Pinnix-Odrick discussed his first time in the "old school" Rutgers uniforms, and the season-ending injury to teammate Darius Hamilton.

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