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Scarlet Nation Podcast
Episode 9: Big commitment, freshmen receivers, and more!
August 16, 2017 John Otterstedt

The Scarlet Knights are making their way toward the opening game of the season, and we hit this episode excited to talk about the latest rumblings from the practice field. But first, we took a look at the latest commitment in the 2018 recruiting class, offensive lineman Raiqwon O'Neal. Here is a breakdown of what you will hear... :30 - What can Rutgers expect in their latest offensive lineman commitment? 5:00 - Why are we hearing so much about freshman running back Raheem Blackshear lately? 6:40- Who are the freshmen receivers who have stood out thus far? 14:00 - Has Rutgers' issues at the punter position been solved with Ryan Anderson? 15:00 - What else stood out during the scrimmage? 16:46 - How did Kyle Bolin earn a spot as a captain before playing a down of football at Rutgers? 17:50 - What do each of the other captains bring to the squad? 21:30 - What can we read into Brendan DeVera's move from fullback to linebacker? 23:40 - What has to happen this year for the season to be considered a success?

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