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Rutgers Football: KU transfer Andrew Turzilli can bolster Rutgers receiving corps

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Turzilli is a graduate transfer and will be able to play immediately this fall.

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With Brandon Coleman and Quron Pratt moving on to the Sunday game, Rutgers was left without much experience in the wide receiver group. Fortunately, the Scarlet Knights are getting help in the form of fifth-year transfer Andrew Turzilli. Turzilli, a Butler, NJ native, graduated this past May and will eligible for the inaugural B1G season. He is listed at 6'3", 195 lbs and had 27 catches for 491 yards and two touchdowns for his career. He also made the 2013 and 2012 All-Big 12 Academic Team, so he'll fit right in at RU.

EDIT: Turzilli is still not officially on the RU roster as of yet. Confirmation of his joining the team has not been released, but Rutgers is his most likely destination.

His numbers may not pop out at you, but there is no doubt that more experience is needed to help out the receiving corps. Tyler Kroft and Leonte Carroo will most likely be the leaders for the group, but after them there's a big dropoff in production and experience. Ruhann Peele flashed some great moments, but he's still a young prospect. Carlton Agudosi might have the size to accommodate for losing Coleman, but so far he's even more inconsistent than Brandon. Andre Patton and Janarion Grant are both talented as well, but on-field production is still lacking.

There's a lot of promise in the group, but you can't discount legitimate in-game experience, and Turzilli brings that to the team. Welcome back to Jersey, Andrew.