Rashawn Ricks, 6-3, 235, LB, Paterson Catholic HS
What was the visit like?
"It was good. I had a great time"
Who did you hang with?
"Davon Clark, Ryan Hart and a couple of the linebackers and Raheem Orr."
What is your impression of Rutgers now?
"My verbal is solid, I had a great time, the players there are great, everyone had a great time, the schools is great."
Did anyone else verbal while you were there?
""Not that I know of. Orlando Kane and Joe Porter were there and they had already verballed."
As a junior the 6-3, 235 linebacker had over 100 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 forced fumbles,1 fumble recovery and an impressive 15 tackles for loss. That performance garnered All County, All Area and All League honors. A former team mate of Rutgers tackle Devon Clark, Rashawn verballed early to Rutgers. He is a member of Mike and the Big Dog's Preseason All New Jersey Team.
Rashawn was recently named by Prep Star to the All Regional team for the east coast. In the post season Rashawn was named first team All State.
Mike Fasano: MikeFasano@comcast.net