Rutgers football recruiting update: Knights acquire edge of smaller window with big visit weekend

The most up-to-date school football recruiting dead period of time went into influence on Sunday, July 25, and will conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 1. Irrespective of the limited mother nature of the period of time, Rutgers will get advantage of the time by hosting two dozen football recruits ahead of the period has passed. Let’s locate out who they are and where by Rutgers stands with them heading into the thick of the summer time.

2023 targets on faucet

Various underclassmen have been invited to campus this 7 days. Here are some of the top rated targets who have accepted:

Samson Okunlola (6-5, 295) 4-star OT, Thayer Academy (Braintree, Mass.): Okunlola is rated the No. 1 participant in Massachusetts and the country’s No. 4 offensive deal with recruit, all round. He already features 31 provides.

Phil Picciotti (6-3, 225) unranked LB, Pennridge (Perkasie, Pa.): Picciotti is currently being courted generally by Bob Fraser who treats Picciotti like he’s presently committed. They have accomplished zoom phone calls, movie study, and normally examine Rutgers’ society under head mentor Greg Schiano’s management.

Marquese Williams (5-10, 185) 4-star RB, Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, Pa.): 13 teams have presently presented the explosive, highly-touted back again, who has shown early desire in Rutgers amongst countrywide presents. McDevitt, which produced NFL operating again LeSean McCoy, is known for manufacturing some of the very best backs in Central Pennsylvania, and it’s Williams’ convert now.

Andrew Rappleyea (6-4, 220) Unranked TE, Milton (Mass.) Academy: Rappleyea’s 5 early features contain Rutgers, Ole Skip, Wake Forest, Virginia and Boston College or university, and he’s just acquiring started out.


Owen Wafle (6-3, 235) Unranked Edge, Hun University (Princeton, N.J.): Wafle, who will check out Saturday, has an athletic frame and explosive initially-stage which he showcased at CHOP 24 on June 13 major to his 1st offer you from Schiano. In accordance to Hun mentor Todd Smith, Wafle is also “strong, explosive and simple old signify.”


Kamar Archie (6-1, 195) 4-star LB, Hun Faculty: Greg Schiano signed off on an supply to Archie in March — a 6-1 195-pounder who has great tape, is actually athletic, can run and hit, and has 4-star upside. Archie showcases a 60-inch box bounce on his Twitter webpage, indicating elite athleticism at a youthful age. Archie will take a look at alongside Wafle, his teammate.

Rutgers commits

The majority of Rutgers’ commits will fulfill on campus this weekend for the previous time ahead of commencing their ultimate higher college soccer teaching camps which start off in August. The listing consists of 4-star recruits Jacob Allen, Sam Brown, Anthony Johnson, Kenny Fletcher, a few-stars D.J. Allen, Nelson Monegro, Joe De Croce, Taj White, and Davison Igbinosun, and 2023 4-star OL JaSire Peterson. Course of 2022 prefered stroll-on kicker Jay Patel, from South Brunswick, will also end in.

Rutgers’ 2022 recruiting course is ranked 14th in the nation and fourth in the Major 10 per 247Sports.com and Rivals.com.

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Todderick Hunt may possibly be arrived at at thunt@njadvancemedia.com.