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Rutgers took a step toward addressing two of its major weaknesses from last season -- immaturity and the offensive line -- yesterday when recruits, Clint Dato and Marcus Mitchell, officially committed to the program.
Dato, a 6-foot-5, 325-pound right tackle, comes from Cerritos Community College and Mitchell, 6-0, 200 pounds, is currently attending Milford Academy as a post-graduate student.
Experience is served as Rutgers lands two recruits
Rutgers helped fill two major areas of need on its football team yesterday by adding size to its secondary and another potential starter to the offensive line with two more verbal commitments.
Marcus Mitchell, a hard-hitting safety from New Britain, Conn., who is enrolled at New Milford (Conn.) Prep, and California junior college offensive lineman Clint Dato became the eighth and ninth players to give head coach Greg Schiano verbal commitments.
Safety, big lineman commit
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It's a recruiting class that lacks marquee names but has a lot of names nonetheless for mid-December.
Syracuse University has at least a dozen players lined up to sign binding national letters of intent to play next season with the Orangemen. Head coach Paul Pasqualoni said the Orangemen probably can sign 15 or 16 players, though the team typically takes in a few more than its stated goal.
By sheer numbers recruiting is strong
Around the Nation
Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer has plenty of company when it comes to his latest honor -- AP All-American.
The Southern California quarterback, along with record-smashing running backs Larry Johnson of Penn State and Willis McGahee of Miami, was among 25 players selected Tuesday to The Associated Press All-America team.
Big Ten leads all conferences with seven All-Americans
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