On Saturday afternoon, Rutgers football received a bigtime commitment from Kaj Sanders. The four-star safety is one of New Jersey’s top players and his announcement for Rutgers is huge for the program’s rebuild.
What the addition of Sanders does is bolster a class that already was very solid. Rutgers now has four players ranked as a four-star by one of the major recruiting services (Rivals, 247Sports, ESPN and On3).
“I love seeing Kaj Sanders commit to Rutgers, especially with all the talent we got already,” Crumpler said.
“It makes it even more exciting for the upcoming season for the 2024 class for Rutgers.
“It should let all colleges know that Rutgers is coming for every team. We are going to be back where we started, Kings of the Jungle.”
In January, Rutgers received a commitment from Gabriel Winowich. The four-star running back from Michigan was the second player to commit to the class.
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He too was excited about seeing Sanders, a top five player in New Jersey, join this Rutgers class.
“Well it’s obviously a huge get and any time you’re getting a stud like Kaj it’s a huge boost. Kaj is the type of player that is going to be a difference maker on Day 1 on the field but also the locker room,” Winowich said.
“And I know how fired up I am to be able to play alongside him for years to come not to mention the rest of this 24’ group.”
In late June, Rutgers landed a verbal from four-star tight end/wide receiver K.J. Duff. The Long Island prospect is ranked the top player in New York according to Rivals.