Whitehall RB Saquon Barkley issues verbal declaration to Rutgers University
Written by: David Mika on Sunday, September 8th, 2013. Follow David Mika on Twitter.
On Saturday Saquon Barkley tweeted, “Offically committed to Rutgers University.”
The 5-foot-11, 190-pound junior running back from Whitehall picked Rutgers. According to NJ.com, he committed back in early August but revealed his intentions on Saturday during a visit to the Rutgers campus.
On Friday Barkley ran for 214 yards on 14 carries and four touchdowns to lead his team to a victory over Liberty high school. He is leading his team in rushing with 329 yards and averaging 11.8 yards per carry.
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September 9th, 2013 at 8:52 am
A good signing for Rutgers given that Rutgers commit Robert Martin (Harrisburg) tore his ACL against Bishop McDevitt in the first game of the season. Obviously, he’s out for the rest of his senior season. Too bad too. Great talent.