Jon Fields, 6--3, 290, 5.0 , Matawan Regional, Matawan
Why did you verbal now?
"Well, me and my parents sat down for about two weeks and talked about it. I liked Rutgers because it is close to home and they are turning it around. The coaches made me feel at home with them."
Have any of Rutgers recent games had anything to do with it?
"No, not really. I have always been excited about Rutgers'
Did the verbal of Dwayne Jones have anything to do with it?
"No, I found out about that after I verballed"
You are a team mate of Carl Howard, is there any chance of him joining you?
"Carl is undecided right now, so I can't say."
Where are you projected at Rutgers?
"Offensive lineman. In high school I played at tackle but I think that in college they'll put me at guard."
Did the coaching staff say you would play early?
"We have not talked about early playing time."
You've been on campus a few times, what was your impression?
"They have top of the line facilities. That was a factor in my decision. It pushed me more towards Rutgers."
Are you going to try to convince other Jersey players to come?
"I'll talk to guys about it but I would not pressure people to come."
What do you hope to accomplish during your career at Rutgers?
"Just to become a better player."
"I have a 3.0 grade point average. I also throw shot put and discus. It helps me with my balance."
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