Commit Catchup: Neptune RB Charles Davis

Charles Davis, a running back from Neptune (N.J.) High, committed to Rutgers last month, and since then he says he is much more relaxed. He was on campus a few weeks ago, and learned something else about the Scarlet Knights, which could help his transition easier when he arrives on campus next summer. had a few minutes with Davis. See what he had to say.

Neptune (N.J.) High running back and Rutgers commit Charles Davis has been to campus plenty of times, but it doesn't mean he knows everything about the school.

Participating in last month's Schiano Shootout gave Davis the opportunity to play inside Rutgers Stadium for the first time, and the magnitude of the 52,454-seat facility.

"It feels good playing here since it's where I'm going to be playing in college," the 6-foot, 185-pound Davis said recently. "Every time I come here I take in something else. I've been on the field, but I've never been in the middle of the field and looked around at everything. It's pretty big seeing that."

Davis, who rushed for approximately 600 yards on 48 carries despite missing time with a wrist injury last season, remains in constant contact with the Rutgers coaching staff, but he is enjoying no longer being recruited.

"It's been nice and relaxing," Davis said. "Schools call me, but I don't talk to them as much. It's pretty relaxing knowing what I'm going to be doing."

Davis could land at Rutgers as a running back, safety or cornerback, but he doesn't mind which position he will play.

He's just glad to have the recruiting process over.

"I'm able to focus a lot better," Davis said. "I'm actually able to focus a lot better on school because coaches stopped coming to the school and stopped calling me. I was able to focus a lot more on school."

And with Davis committed and looking forward to his senior season, his is now talking to a pair of friends who are high-priority targets of the Scarlet Knights about joining him at Rutgers.

"Definitely (Long Branch High's) Miles (Shuler), definitely (St. Peter's Prep) Savon Huggins," Davis said. "Definitely those two. Those are the guys in my area."

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