PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Mike Bimonte finds himself in the thick of a spring quarterback battle at Rutgers. The Manalapan (N.J.) product waited patiently behind Gary Nova for three seasons, and is making strides in the three-way battle against Nova and red-shirt freshman Chris Laviano.
The Rutgers quarterback competition this offseason will pit veteran Gary Nova against a trio of unproven young players.
The three challengers for the starting job – Mike Bimonte, Blake Rankin and Chris Laviano – have combined for zero snaps in a college game. But the quarterbacks have been developing behind the scenes on the practice field, and former star wide receiver Brandon...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sophomore Mike Bimonte has never seen a live snap while wearing a Rutgers football uniform, but his wait could be approaching an end as the 2013 season continues. Bimonte, from nearby Manalapan, N.J., saw increased practice work this week and discussed his long road as a practice squad quarterback.