Big East Freshman Playing Beyond Age; Maryland a Home Away From Home for Rutgers

Dave Wannstedt wasn’t quite sure what he would get out of freshman linebacker Dan Mason in last Saturday’s game against Navy.

Freshmen are typically unpredictable. On and off the football field, who knows what they are capable of?

“You just don’t know with freshmen,” Wannstedt said on Monday in a conference call. “You see talent and you like them and you draw it on the board. Everybody’s excited and then all of a sudden they have to play. And some of them can handle it and some are just not ready, whether it be physically or mentally or emotionally.”

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And read about how Rutgers players Joe Lefeged and Jourdan Brooks are returning home for Saturday’s tilt at Maryland.

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