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Bergen Catholic's Sam
Johnson is the latest high school star to decide he'll continue his football
career at Rutgers. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound tight end admitted he was initially
nervous about Rutgers' 2002 record, but the prospects of improvement convinced
him staying in state would be better than attending Boston College or Syracuse,
his other college choices.
star going to Rutgers
Brad Listorti knew he
liked Rutgers from the day he started summer camp there this year.
After an official visit last weekend, Listorti, a standout football player
at Notre Dame-West Haven, was convinced it was the college for him.
So Tuesday the 6-foot-4, 225-pound Listorti gave an oral commitment to Rutgers.
Hell sign a national letter of intent Feb. 5.
A Register All-State selection at kicker last season, Listorti, who played
wide receiver for the Green Knights, has been told he will play tight end
for the Scarlet Knights. Listorti, who has already projected academically,
said he expects to redshirt next season.
Havens Listorti to play tight end at Rutgers
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Around the Big East
Smith, a cornerback from
Suitland, Md., said one of the reasons he made an oral commitment to the Huskies
was UConn's school of business.
with the business school," Smith said Monday. "I also think the
football team is going the right places."
Fullback Sam Dorvil
of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and linebacker Ryan Henegan of Fort Worth, Texas,
also gave UConn oral commitments after making official visits this past weekend.
If heredity means anything,
then Pitt has landed a top recruit.
H.B. Blades, a 6-foot-1, 225-pound linebacker from Plantation High School
in Florida, has made a verbal commitment to Pitt. Blades is the son of Bennie
Blades, who played defensive back in the NFL for 10 seasons.
H.B. Blades also had two uncles who played in the NFL -- Brian and Al Blades.
Bennie, Al and Brian Blades all played at the University of Miami. H.B. Blades
-- the H.B. stands for Horatio Benedict -- said Miami and Florida recruited
him, but he wanted to leave the "Sunshine State."
LB picks Pitt
Around the Nation
Mike Price guided Washington
State to unprecedented success in his 14 seasons -- two Rose Bowls and the
No. 3 spot in the Bowl Championship Series at one point this season.
When Alabama came calling, however, Price couldn't resist taking over one
of college football's most powerful programs, even though it means riding
out the remainder of the Crimson Tide's NCAA probation.
'Bama: I just can't pass it up
Dog" Forbes: BigDog@Rutgersfootball.com
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