Don Bosco center Michael Maietti has officially joined Rutgers, signing with the Scarlet Knights on Wednesday.
Maietti is the newest commit to the incoming recruiting class, as he just announced his decision to join Rutgers last night. Now, he is officially a Scarlet Knight. Maietti's recruitment has been a bit of a roller coaster over the last few weeks, as he originally committed to Air Force on December 9 before flipping to New Hampshire on January 31. Just three days later, he flipped again to Rutgers.
Maietti is a three-year starter and first-team all state player, and is viewed as a tough competitor. Don Bosco is known as one of the premier high school football programs in the Garden State, so he has plenty of experience in a competitive environment. He also has a slight Rutgers connection, as he worked under former Scarlet Knights QB Mike Teel, who is a coach at Don Bosco.
Freshman Impact Index: 2 - Freshman offensive linemen always face an uphill battle for playing time, so Maietti's role in 2016 will likely be minimal. That's not an indictment on his skill, because he could very well turn into a valuable blocker for the Scarlet Knights offense in years to come.
Take a look at Maietti's film right here:
Welcome to the banks, Michael!
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