Rutgers offers St. Thomas Aquinas trio

Of the offers Rutgers sent out this week, three went to the same school. The Scarlet Knights sent offers to an offensive tackle and two receivers from St. Thomas Aquinas of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Each of the players are highly recruited, but there is a connection between the Scarlet Knights and the school.

Rutgers hit one of the top high school programs in the country hard this week by sending a trio of offers to players at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.).

The Scarlet Knights offered four-star offensive tackle Bobby Hart and three-star receivers Phil Dorsett and Rashad Greene.

The process of the Rutgers staff building a relationship with players is the next step.

"I don't know much about Rutgers, but I know they are the birthplace the college of football,'' Hart said. "I'm just taking the process slowly and see what happens.''

The 6-foot-5, 270-pound added he has 32 offers, and believes Ohio State, LSU, Florida and USC are going to offer soon. He is the 17th ranked offensive tackle in the nation, according to Scout.com.

"I know I want a pro-set offense,'' Hart said. "I like run blocking. I don't really like the spread. I like run blocking because I like opening holes and moving people around.''

Hart also enjoys playing left tackle, and wants to continue there in college.

"I like the pressure of being there, and the nerves you get from it,'' he said. "I've always been like that. ‘'

The 6-foot, 175-pound Greene made 31 catches for 510 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior. And while he will research Rutgers more, the offer didn't come as a surprise.

"I really don't know much, but one of my coaches at St. Thomas had a friend who went to high school with the guy (Brian Jenkins) who used to coach receivers at Rutgers,'' Greene said. "There's a lot of doors open and I'm trying to make the best decision.''

Greene also has offers from Florida, Florida State, Georgia, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Wake Forest and Minnesota.

"I'm looking for a good program, a great place to go school, and a place that throws the ball in the offense,'' Greene said. "It could be spread or pro-style, wherever they throw the ball. I'll probably make a decision after the season.''

Meanwhile, the 6-foot, 170-pound Dorsett had 30 catches for 594 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. Florida, Notre Dame and Ohio State are among the schools to offer him.


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