Scarlet Knights adds Quron Pratt

Quron Pratt wasted no time giving Rutgers with a verbal commitment upon receipt of an official scholarship offer. His commitment brings the Scarlet Knights' list of verbal commitments to 21 while adding depth to their defensive backfield.

During an unofficial visit on Saturday, Quron Pratt received a scholarship offer and did not delay in making a decision. " It was my dream school. They (Rutgers) have progressed a lot. I feel that I can help the team a lot with my skills. The facilities and the stadium, particularly closing it off, was impressive. They will be going to four straight bowls. Coach Schiano has done a great job and I wanted to be close to home for my next four years".

This initial visit was an shortened version of his official visit which is scheduled for January 23rd but Pratt saw enough to be impressed with the Scarlet Knights offerings. Pratt was accompanied by his mother, father and his cousin whose impression of the visit played a role in his decision. "They loved the school. They were a big part to my decision.".

The Scarlet Knights recruited Pratt as a cornerback.. As a senior, he registered 4 INTs -one for a touchdown. Pratt describes his strength as "good at zone, man-to-man, and jamming WRs at the line. I am good at reading the QBs eyes and making a break on the ball". His 4.49 forty was not isolated to the defensive side of the ball as he gained more than 400 yards on 29 receptions and 10 touchdowns. These numbers enabled him to garner first-team all-conference, all-South Jersey and Burlington County Player of the Year honors. These efforts and rewards aided him in receiving offers from Delaware, William & Mary, Duke and Akron. Pittsburgh, West Virginia , Boston College and Iowa (who attempted to setup a visit for January,) were close to offering.

Pratt message to the Rutgers fans: "I will do anything what it takes to win and anything to make the team better...I am coming to win a national championship."


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