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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Shawney Kersey commits

 Scoring yet another recruiting victory in South Jersey, the Rutgers football team landed a verbal commitment  Wednesday from Shawney Kersey, a highly touted wide receiver from Woodbury High School. 

  Kersey is the third player from South Jersey in the past week to commit to the Knights, joining Gerald Hodges, a defensive back from Paulsboro who projects as a college linebacker, and Logan Ryan, a cornerback from Voorhees. The school also has a commitment from Aaron Hayward, a running back from Carneys Point.

   Kersey, rated a four-star recruit by, chose Rutgers over West Virginia, Virginia, Cincinnati and Iowa, among others. 

Monday, June 23, 2008

Quite a hot streak

Compared to Thursday, Rutgers had a bad day Sunday on the recruiting trail.
The Knights only got one commitment from a highly-touted recruit, compared to three on Thursday.
But hey, at least it's something.
All kidding aside though, the Knights are on quite a role. After getting a commitment today from Paulsboro's Gerald Hodges, they have seven commitments in the last week and 16 overall for the Class of 2009. Of those 16, 10 are rated as either three-star or four-star recruits by, and six -- including Hodges -- are rated four-star recruits by
Signing Day isn't until Feb. 5, so many developments are likely months away. But based on what Rutgers already has, the Knights have a good chance to come out with the top recruiting class in the Big East, and one of the best in the nation.