Rutgers Football Preseason: Savon Huggins, Offense Cause For Optimism

  • Live
2 Total Updates since August 14, 2011
  • Important 1
  • Updates 1
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 2

Savon Huggins Impressive In Rutgers Scrimmage

Freshman running back Savon Huggins drew raves for his performance Saturday in the Rutgers football team’s preseason scrimmage. Huggins carried the ball 26 times in the scrimmage for 169 yards, including a 52-yard touchdown run against the first team defense.

“I think everyone was impressed with him. The upside is, he has so much to learn and he’s still this good,” said fullback Joe Martinek . “He’s a great kid who keeps asking questions. The more reps he gets, the more he learns. It’s a hard adjustment coming from high school. You have to learn what works, what doesn’t work, what you can do, and all the reads. Once he becomes more comfortable with all that stuff, he’s going to become a great player.”

Rutgers is coming off a dismal 4-8 2010 season, and the Scarlet Knights are looking for signs of improvement in 2011.

On the Banks, SB Nation’s Rutgers website, could not contain its optimism after the scrimmage.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.