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Rutgers coach Greg Schiano say “its 50-50” whether true freshman quarterback Tom Savage plays in Saturday’s game at Maryland, according to Keith Sargeant of the Home News Tribune.
“I really couldn’t tell you definitely what’s going to happen,” Schiano told reporters after Thursday’s practice, according to Sargeant.
Savage was knocked unconscious in the fourth quarter during last Saturday’s 23-15 victory over Florida International. Defensive end Armond Willis landed on his head, Savage told reporters.
“We’ll see,” Schiano told reporters. “We still have some time here before kickoff.”
If Savage isn’t ready to go, fifth-year senior Dom Natale would likely get the nod.
Natale started the season opener against Cincinnati and was replaced at the half by Savage after throwing three interceptions.
(Photo courtesy John Munson/ The Star-Ledger)
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.