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...
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...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- With Scott Vallone gone, Rutgers' nose guard position is open, and junior-to-be Kenneth Kirksey went 1-on-1 with ScarletReport.com to discuss how he can fit in at the position.
After starting 33 games at Maryland, Offensive Tackle R.J. Dill transferred over to Rutgers as a grad student, and became a rock along the Co-Big East Champions’ offensive front. The mountainous 6’7 310 pound Dill protected the blindside of developing young QB Gary Nova and did it well. Dill is a plus in the category of size, effort, and technique, and is a solid developmental...
Rutgers Scott Vallone will be an intriguing option for an NFL team in April looking for a rangy, scheme-versatile defensive lineman. With the capability of sliding inside to DT in a 4-3, or playing DE in a 3-4 alignment, a guy like Scott Vallone offers a team options in terms of rotating down linemen, keeping everyone fresh and pushing the pocket. As a senior, Vallone logged 50...
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 ScarletReport.com to look ahead at preparing for the NFL draft.
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...
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 ScarletReport.com to talk about it, and also the motivation he feels representing the Big East.
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
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 ScarletReport.com to discuss the last week.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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.
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 ScarletReport.com to discuss the Green Wave's offense, and the season opener.
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.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- After the recent developments on the Rutgers defensive line, ScarletReport.com 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.
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
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 ScarletRerport.com about his improvements heading into year four in the program.
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.
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...
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
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...
Spring camp is over and the Rutgers football team has three weeks off before regrouping for summer classes. Coming out of the spring, ScarletReport.com is here to individually break down every expected member of the summer two-deep. Today, we breakdown defensive tackle Scott Vallone.