Rutgers football hosting Rowan Byrne for Saturday’s Big Ten game

Powerful offensive lineman recruit Rowan Byrne will be visiting Rutgers football on Saturday for homecoming.

Rutgers football (3-3, 0-3 Big Ten) hosts Indiana on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET (Big Ten Network).

The 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive lineman is a class of 2025 recruit from Iona Prep (New Rochelle, N.Y.) He holds Power Five offers from Boston College, Pittsburgh and Syracuse as well as Rutgers.

Iona Prep is 6-2 on the season.

Byrne tweeted about his Rutgers visit on Friday afternoon. It was re-tweeted by Rutgers offensive line coach Augie Hoffman:


Rutgers has been heavily recruiting New York state in recent years since the return of Greg Schiano as head coach.


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Rutgers has three commitments from New York so far in this recruiting cycle. Deondre Johnson (Newburgh Free Academy; Newburgh, N.Y.) committed to Rutgers in mid-May. Then, following a summer camp, Long Island wide receiver Dylan Braithwaite (Holy Trinity; Hicksville, N.Y.) committed to Rutgers along with safety Ian Strong.


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Clemson's Myles Murphy.
Clemson's Myles Murphy.

Story originally appeared on Rutgers Wire