December 28, 2012; Orlando, FL, USA; Rutgers Scarlet Knights helmet sits on the field before the Russell Athletic Bowl between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Virginia Tech Hokies at Citrus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

Rutgers wide receiver Miles Schuler to transfer

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood announced on Friday that former four-star recruit Miles Schuler, who was part of the last recruiting class put together by Greg Schiano, will be transferring to another BCS school. As a sophomore in 2012, the 5-foot-10 Schuler had five receptions for 71 yards and one rush for 25 yards.

Schuler addressed the situation to The Star-Ledger, saying there were no hard feelings between himself and the Scarlet Knights:

I just feel like I have a better future at a different school. Don’t get me wrong, I love Rutgers, I love the University, I love the team, I went through training camp and they’re going to do really well against Fresno State and have a great season this year.

 

I’m 100 percent going to another BCS school.

Coach Flood also chimed in, saying the he understood Schuler’s urge to look for a different role at another program:

He would have had a fairly significant role here. That role would have been a combination of kickoff return, it would have been a combination of punt block. It would have been a flyer on punt and kickoff coverage. A role on offense.

 

In the end, for Miles, it wasn’t really the role he was looking for. We discussed a couple different options. But he felt this was something he needed to do. I respect that and I wish him well.

While it’s currently unknown as to where Schuler will land, the report indicates that he may be looking to transfer to a school out west since he has family in California.

[Source: The Star-Ledger]

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