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Here's Greg Schiano's new anti-underage drinking PSA. edit: this isn't new! It was just...

Here's Greg Schiano's new anti-underage drinking PSA. edit: this isn't new! It was just uploaded today for some unknown reason.

Here's Coach Schiano's update from practice yesterday courtesy of the official Rutgers football...

Here's Coach Schiano's update from practice yesterday courtesy of the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube. Schiano was not happy with the team's performance at their first scrimmage last weekend. CB Jordan Thomas (concussion) and DT Scott Vallone (ankle sprain) both might be able to return before the end of spring practice. DT Isaac Holmes and WR Keith Stroud went down yesterday with ankle injuries. Walk-on LB Justin Mills will need elbow surgery. Without Vallone and Holmes for the time being does that mean Mike Larrow and Ken Kirksey are starting for now? Rutgers is continually reshuffling its offensive line looking for the best starting five. Spring experimentation coupled with Desmond Wynn's injury saw several players getting different looks on Tuesday. Center David Osei got reps at left tackle, with guard Caleb Ruch at center, and backup guard Betim Bujari also seeing time. Schiano further mentioned that Mason Robinson, Brandon Jones, and Logan Ryan are currently slotted in as the team's top three corners. Wasn't Marcus Cooper on top several weeks back? There are no surprises at safety as David Rowe and Duron Harmon are near locks to start, with GS mentioning Wayne Warren as a reserve possibility.

Earlier today the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube braved the elements to record Coach...

Earlier today the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube braved the elements to record Coach Schiano's post-practice comments. Today wasn't one for good news, with corner Jordan Thomas going down with a concussion. Scott Vallone injured his leg too, in what Schiano classified as not a break. In some better news, Schiano said guard Desmond Wynn will not need surgery, and will return for the summer program. Sounds like from GS's comments that the weather wrecked havoc on the offense today. At least you hope it's that...

The above video comes from the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube. Rutgers unfortunately...

The above video comes from the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube. Rutgers unfortunately has seen its first major injury of the spring. Fifth-year senior Desmond Wynn, a projected started at guard on the offensive line, went down with a knee injury. His current status remains unclear at the moment. Schiano mentioned that Wynn was playing as well as anyone along the offensive line, so losing him for an extended period of time would be a considerable blow. In the meantime Rutgers is looking to get ready for its first spring scrimmage. Continuing on with the offensive line theme, Coach Schiano said that junior college transfer Dallas Hendrikson is still ahead of David Osei at center, but the competition is close. There may still be concerns in the secondary and defensive line, but priority #1 should still be fixing everything up front and establishing a functioning running game.

Anyone else starting to get antsy for a full scrimmage? You have to imagine how everyone with the...

Anyone else starting to get antsy for a full scrimmage? You have to imagine how everyone with the team is starting to feel. The above video is courtesy of the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube. Schiano did mention some continued inconsistency from the team's secondary. With all of the depth at wide receiver, he even speculated about switching a receiver to defensive back.

The above video is from the official Rutgers football page on Youtube. The most notable news out...

The above video is from the official Rutgers football page on Youtube. The most notable news out of Saturday's practice was that Coach Schiano expressed continued satisfaction with the team's running game. Time will tell what combination of that success can be attributed to backs like De'Antwan Williams and Jawan Jamison, an improved offensive line, or a rebuilding defensive line.

The official Rutgers football Youtube channel posted Coach Schiano's comments to the press from...

The official Rutgers football Youtube channel posted Coach Schiano's comments to the press from practice today. Schiano noticeably lavished praise on redshirt freshman receiver Brandon Coleman, wondering in hindsight whether Coleman should have played as a true freshman with Mohamed Sanu battling numerous injuries. Schiano further praised Scott Vallone's work in moving over to nose tackle. Vallone, of course, is more of a natural pass rusher, but he'll have to play the nose in an effort to see what promising underclassmen like Mike Larrow can do next to Vallone. And cross your fingers, but GS expressed some early cautious optimism about the offensive line. Andre Civil's up to 275 lbs. You wonder if David Osei will really give Dallas Hendrikson a push at center. He also singled out Brandon Jones and Logan Ryan at corner, with Gareef Glashen's status in question with a possible hand injury. Still, it's early. Assorted players right now are receiving praise, or inconspicuously are not, and you can only hope to get something in the way of answers from the upcoming team scrimmages. The last thing you want to see were last year's mass of unanswered questions and ambiguities.

I was here a little while ago to share an interview I had with Kevin Haslam. Feel free to listen to...

I was here a little while ago to share an interview I had with Kevin Haslam. Feel free to listen to the interview! Leave your thoughts as always!

Coach Schiano spoke to the media again after today's practice. The above video is from the...

Coach Schiano spoke to the media again after today's practice. The above video is from the official Rutgers football channel on Youtube. His voice sounds really worn out for only two days in. If you're still looking for more football content, give Keith Sargeant's latest interview with Jersey Sports Radio a listen.

Greg Schiano discussed several issues following yesterday's practice (see video, courtesy of the...

Greg Schiano discussed several issues following yesterday's practice (see video, courtesy of the official Rutgers football channel on YouTube.) The first topic addressed was that Desmond Stapleton and Andre Civil flipped tackle spots. Schiano emphasizing that the move was experimental, but has a chance to stick. Civil is very athletic, but doesn't have much experience on offense or in general. Stapleton was the OL's lone bright spot last year. It won't be easy evaluating the line's progress with so much turnover on defense, even though that side of the ball is typically ahead of the offense at this time of the year. GS also praised De'Antwan Williams as an offseason star. Mohamed Sanu also saw time with punting duties. Sanu could be a terrifying weapon on special teams. How will the opposition cover punts if they have to continually account for fakes? Practice pictures are available online at ScarletKnights.com.

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