The Week That Was

Austin Johnson

ScarletReport.com's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give ScarletReport.com readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features a change at offensive coordinator and multiple Scarlet Knights heading to the Super Bowl.

In an effort to make the site even more user-friendly, ScarletReport.com provides a week in review. So much happens here in a week's time, it's possible to miss some of the happenings and news. To make it easier, each Monday "The Week That Was" will be posted to give an update on what transpired. All stories from ScarletReport.com can be accessed through the message boards.

On the Gridiron

Rutgers offensive coordinator Dave Brock became the next Delaware football head coach. The Blue Hens introduced Brock earlier this week and, in a teleconference, he named himself the "culprit" for Rutgers' late offensive struggles.

Head coach Kyle Flood is now three days into his search for a replacement. Flood named current assistants Rob Spence and Norries Wilson as candidates, but said he will explore all options before making a decision.

The next Rutgers offensive coordinator will have play-calling experience, Flood said.

Flood does not anticipate any more staff changes at this time, he said.

Rutgers will be well represented in the Super Bowl yet again. Anthony Davis will represent the San Francisco 49ers at right tackle just three years after becoming the highest NFL Draft pick in Rutgers history.

In the AFC, Ray Rice helped lead the Baltimore Ravens to a victory over the New England Patriots. Five years after he broke the 2,000-yard plateau at Rutgers, Rice will play in his first Super Bowl.

In Recruiting

Rutgers has its biggest official visit weekend of the year with a large number of committed prospects on campus and some top uncommitted targets.

Visit plans can change, but for now University School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) linebacker Skai Moore, Immokalee (Fla.) cornerback Mackensie Alexander, Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.) tight end Travis Johnson and Pasco (Fla.) receiver Janarion Grant are all scheduled to visit.

Rutgers is also expected to host Tottenville (Staten Island, N.Y.) running back Augustus Edwards, who told ScarletReport.com the Scarlet Knights are in his top three with Florida State and Miami.

Cedar Creek (N.J.) quarterback Damon Mitchell told FOXSportsNEXT.com that he will not take any more official visits.

Dwight Morrow (Englewood, N.J.) safety Naiquan Thomas will officially visit Rutgers Feb. 1in hopes of earning an offer.

On the Hardwood

Rutgers basketball split its week with a 70-67 victory over South Florida and a 69-66 loss at Notre Dame. At 3-3 in the Big East, Rutgers is in a tie for sixth place in the conference.

The 3-2 start in conference play is the best start for Rutgers since 1999-2000.

In a loss to Notre Dame, Rutgers battled back from a 50-37 deficit, but a charge call on Elijah Carter on the decisive possession resulted in a loss. Carter scored a game-high 20 points.

Rutgers (12-5, 3-3) returns to action Wednesday night against St. John's. In their first meeting, the Scarlet Knights left Madison Square Garden with a 58-56 victory.

Rutgers recently offered South Kent Prep (Conn.) guard Shane Rector. Rector is looking most seriously at Rutgers, Arizona State and Providence and hopes to have a decision soon.

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