Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 4/29/13
One of the more intriguing (and puzzling) story lines to come out of the Patriot's 2013 draft class is the continued love affair between Bill Belichick and the Rutgers football program. When all was said and done this past week, the Patriot's had added four new Scarlet Knights to the prospective roster, three through the draft (CB Logan Ryan, S Duron Harmon, and LB Steve Beauharnais) and one as an undrafted free agent (CB Brandon Jones). Devin McCourty, Tiquan Underwood, and Alex Silvestro are other players the team has drafted out of Rutgers in the past. McCourty played with the players added this year during his time at the school, hopefully meaning there will be some inherent chemistry between the group in the secondary. Belichick's relationship with Schiano appears to be one reason for the Rutgers love But the question that begs asking is why does Bill appear to be so in love with the Rutgers defensive system and program. It would make more sense if it was an NCAA powerho...
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