Royster Talks About Rutgers Trip

St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) safety Sheldon Royster was on Rutgers' campus Friday for an unofficial visit. The 5-foot-11, 190-pounder has been to Rutgers' campus plenty of times, but this one was different. Royster spoke with ScarletReport.com about what he saw and learned, and what he took from the visit. Go inside to see what Royster thinks of Rutgers, and his timetable for a decision.

St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) safety Sheldon Royster made a handful of unofficial visits to Rutgers already, but the one he took Friday held a different meaning.

Rosyter said the trip "went great," and was excited his mother made her first trip there with him.

"I've been up here on unofficial four or five times," the 5-foot-11, 190-pound Royster said. "It was just to get my mother up here to see how she feels about the school and get her opinions on it, which was good. She was the only one that hadn't seen anything. It was good for her to get a chance to get a feel for the school.''

Royster gave his impressions of the visit.

"Things went great," he said. "They showed me around a lot. They showed me that they have a lot of interest in me, and I'm one of the top players that they're recruiting. I'm really excited about them. I found out really how much they want me."

And Rosyter's interest level in the Scarlet Knights remains high.

"Rutgers was the first colleges to offer me," he said. "They're one of the top colleges I've been looking at anyway."

Part of the visit included conversations with the coaching staff, an academic presentation and a tour of the campus, which he can now discuss with his mom.

"She liked it, but she has the same mindset as me," Royster said. "That's to see other colleges and see where we go from there."

Royster will remain low key about his recruiting while he continues to workout with his teammates at St. Peters Prep, but he does have a few schools on his visit list this summer.

Michigan and South Carolina are two destinations, as well as "maybe some other schools in the south.''

And, Royster re-iterated, he still plans to what until the end to make a decision.

"I still feel like a signing day guy," Royster said. "(Rutgers) understands I want to make the best decision for me."


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