Reports: Patriots Sign Wide Receiver Lavasier Tuinei, Rutgers Defensive Tackle Scott Vallone

The Patriots signed two free agents Thursday, bringing their roster to 89 players. New England signed former Oregon wide receiver Lavasier Tuinei, according to his agent, Audie Attar, and former Rutgers defensive tackle Scott Vallone, as first reported by Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Tuinei is 6-foot-5, 220 pounds and ran a 4.53-second 40-yard dash at the Oregon pro day in...
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

With Vallone, Patriots' Rutgers count up to nine

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New England Patriots cleared some room on their training camp roster Wednesday, releasing Perez Ashford, Lavelle Hawkins and Nick McDonald.What's next? Something to do with Rutgers, of course.According to multiple media reports Wednesday evening, the Patriots scooped up undrafted rookie defensive lineman Scott Vallone. Vallone is the ninth former Rutgers...
Via AFC East Daily
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with DT Kenneth Kirksey

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- With Scott Vallone gone, Rutgers' nose guard position is open, and junior-to-be Kenneth Kirksey went 1-on-1 with to discuss how he can fit in at the position.
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss TV: DT Vallone Looks Ahead

ORLANDO -- For defensive tackle Scott Vallone, the 13-10 overtime loss to Virginia Tech was the end of the road at Rutgers. Proud of his accomplishments but ready to move on, Vallone went 1-on-1 with to look ahead at preparing for the NFL draft.
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Russell Athletic Bowl - Rutgers vs. Virginia Tech

In what is the most NFL Draft prospect-filled game of the pre-January 1st games, the Russell Athletic Bowl features two teams that didn't reach their expectations, lead by talented offenses and defenses that could have multiple members in the NFL in a year or two. Will Logan Thomas bounce back from a frustrating junior campaign against one of the most under rated defenses...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with DT Scott Vallone

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers defensive tackle Scott Vallone will play his last game against Virginia Tech in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 28, and he feels the end coming. He went 1-on-1 with to talk about it, and also the motivation he feels representing the Big East.
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 23 Rutgers hopes to be a distraction vs. Army

If this had been an ordinary week, No. 23 Rutgers would simply be looking to bounce back from its first loss of the season. But this hasn't been an ordinary week - or two - in New Jersey. And so while the Scarlet Knights (7-1) certainly want to get on the field and win again, no question, they also want to provide a little distraction from Superstorm Sandy for their state. ...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Rutgers Trio Talks Sandy Aftermath

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The tri-state area contintues to deal with the impact of Hurricane Sandy, and a trio of Rutgers seniors spoke -- Scott Vallone, Ka'Lial Glaud and Steve Beauharnais -- went 1-on-1 with to discuss the last week.
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Greene, Vallone React to Loss

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers will turn to its veteran leadership in the wake of a stunning 35-23 loss to Kent State on homecoming. With the undefeated streak over, senior defensive stars Khaseem Greene and Scott Vallone broke down the loss and the importance of not letting one team beat them twice.
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Week 8 Nation-Wide Scouting Notes

 Scouting Notes by Optimum Scouting's Eric Galko, Mark Dulgerian, Alex Brown, and Jimmy O'Brien-Tyler Bray may have had much more pre-season hype as a junior quarterback along with Logan Thomas being touted as the next Cam Newton, but two less heralded passers have emerged as the two top junior quarterbacks. One is Aaron Murray, who wasn’t focused scouting wise this year...
Via Optimum Scouting
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Nova & Vallone Discss Win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova completed 14 of 23 passes for 152 yards and a score and managed the game well and nose guard Scott Vallone was key in holding Syracuse to 15 points in 25-13 win, and both of them spoke about the victory.
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 22 Rutgers looks to get back at Connecticut

No. 22 Rutgers could not have picked a better opponent than Connecticut for its first game back in the rankings since 2009. If anyone has had the Scarlet Knights' attention in recent year, it's the Huskies. Their games are almost always close. Six times since 2001, the game has been decided by seven points or less. Rutgers has won three of the last four by four points or...
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October 05, 2012  |  Discuss Vallone on Injury Situation

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Rutgers defensive line took another depth hit with the announced loss of Isaac Holmes. Veteran defensive tackle Scott Vallone spoke after practice about the changes on the line he expects and the impact of Holmes' loss on the defense.
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Coleman & Vallone React to Win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers beat Howard 26-0 Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium, but it wasn't the romp many expected. Brandon Coleman had two touchdown catches and Scott Vallone made one tackle, and both spoke about the game afterward.
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with DT Scott Vallone

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers fifth-year defensive tackle Scott Vallone finished his last training camp and is focused on Tulane. He went 1-on-1 with to discuss the Green Wave's offense, and the season opener.
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Harmon/Vallone Scrimmage Thoughts

PISCATAWAY, N.J . -- Rutgers' defense controlled the running aspect of Saturday's scrimmage but had trouble with the big play in the passing game. After it was over, Rutgers safety Duron Harmon and defensive tackle Scott Vallone gave their thoughts on the scrimmage.
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

SR.comTV: 1-on-1 with DT Scott Vallone

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- After the recent developments on the Rutgers defensive line, spoke to fifth-year senior Scott Vallone for his take on the Darius Hamilton position change, Daryl Stephnson injury and more between yesterday's two-a-day sessions.
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Rutgers' fab freshman switches positions

Normally, when a freshman is asked to move to another position after his first week of preseason camp, it's not a positive endorsement on his progress. But Darius Hamilton is not your typical first-year player. A consensus scholastic All-American out of Don Bosco Prep, a New Jersey high school power, Don Bosco Prep, Hamilton is arguably the highest-rated recruit ever to play...
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August 13, 2012  |  Discuss TV: 1-on-1 with DT Isaac Holmes

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Junior Isaac Holmes emerged as a force for Rutgers this spring and continues to hold a spot on the first team with the return of Scott Vallone to full health. With full pads going on at today's practice, Holmes spoke 1-on-1 with about his improvements heading into year four in the program.
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Reporting Day Montage, Part I

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers players reported Sunday for the start of Monday's training camp, and a number of them spoke to the media. In this installment, Steve Beauharnais, Kevin Snyder, Scott Vallone, Savon Huggins and Taj Alexander share their thoughts.
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

#39 Rutgers Scarlet Knights: College Football 77 in 77

There’s a flood watch in effect on the Jersey shore. Kyle Flood takes over the Scarlet Knights football program at Rutgers, the state school of New Jersey. Can he succeed where Greg Schiano failed, and win the Big East? Is Rutgers a true Big East contender? 2011 was:a big season in Piscataway, as they went 9-4 overall and won a de facto home game in the Pinstripe Bowl. They had...
Via The Sports Bank
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

2011 Record: (9-4, 4-3 in Big East) Head Coach: Kyle Flood (first time head coach) Last Bowl Game: 2011 New Era Pinstripe Bowl: beat Iowa St 27-13 2011 Preview   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Must Win: 9/1 at Tulane, 9/8 vs Howard, 10/20 at Temple, 10/27 vs Kent St, 11/10 vs Army Revenge: 10/6 vs UConn, 11/29 vs Louisville Swing Games: 9/13 at USF, 10/13 vs Syracuse...
Via College Football Zealots
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Two-Deep Breakdown: DT Scott Vallone

Spring camp is over and the Rutgers football team has three weeks off before regrouping for summer classes. Coming out of the spring, is here to individually break down every expected member of the summer two-deep. Today, we breakdown defensive tackle Scott Vallone.
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Flood, Players Discuss New Look

NEW YORK -- Rutgers unveiled three Nike Pro Combat uniforms at the SNY studious in midtown. The white "road" uniform, the red "home" uniform and the special "blackout" uniform were modeled by Scott Vallone, Mark Harrison and Khaseem Greene, as well as coach Kyle Flood, each one went 1-on-1 with to give them takes on the new look.
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Rutgers Unveils New Uniforms

NEW YORK -- Rutgers unveiled its new uniforms during a live television ceremony at SNY as linebacker Khaseem Greene, defensive tackle Scott Vallone and receiver Mark Harrison modeled them.
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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