PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The last tie John Tsimis took the field in a real game, he was a high school junior getting the better of Yuri Wright in the state championship game between Bergen Catholic and Don Bosco Prep.
A torn ACL, rehab year, verbal commitment and training camp later, Tsimis debuted at High Point Solutions Stadium in the 49-14 loss to Houston.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood honored his scholarship offer to Tsimis after a torn ACL that took place 18 months ago. The result early is playing time as a true freshman.
Tsimis spoke 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com after the game about his debut.