One area where Rutgers won't be inexperienced in 2009 is on the offensive line. Is George Johnson going to step up and have a big 2009 at defensive end? Pat Brown is taking pointers from his cousin, Tiquan Underwood. Billy Anderson is looking for more playing time at corner.
Steve Politi makes the case that the women's basketball team needs more promotion from the school, and that the RAC needs repairs.
It's good to see Pedro Sosa giving the pros another shot. There's no doubt that he is a NFL talent that ran into terrible luck last year.
You can't say that the women's basketball team doesn't have diehard supporters. Khadijah Rushdan made the biggest impact of RU's freshmen this year. M.A. Mehta warns Rutgers fans not to overlook Purdue.
Rutgers quarterback Mike Teel has been a late-riser up draft boards and is starting to get a lot of attention from NFL scouts. Teel struggled early last season but pulled it together down the stretch. He's been worked out privately by a number of teams and has displayed NFL arm strength throwing the ball. Teel was at one time considered a marginal free agent prospect but is now likely to slide into the late rounds of the draft.
I concur with a thread on Rivals from yesterday discussing expansion: it's a bad idea to put the student section next to visiting fans in the expanded end zone.
Adam Zagoria had a word with Dane Miller's coach yesterday.
Baseball lost to Rider.
Bosco on the Raritan? St. Joe's of Metuchen is starting a football program.
Molarz also drew praise from Rutgers coach Greg Schiano.
"Any time that you give more young people an opportunity to play the great game of football, it's a positive," said Schiano, after hearing of the Molarz hiring. "To have an experienced guy who represents everything that's positive about the sport like Bobby, to me is great. I know St. Joseph is very happy to have him."
Wait, the greening college avenue project actually a has a chance of happening? Since when?
The New Jersey jobless rate is up to 8.2%.
Changes are coming to the NJ Gateway Project.