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Number of captains a good sign for Rutgers football

Rutgers released a list of the teams six captains on Sunday and there wasn’t much of a surprise. The captains were selected via a team vote and are as follows: Olakunle Fatukasi, Adam Korsak, Bo Melton, Isaih Pacheco, Julius Turner and Noah Vedral.

Fatukasi has been named to the Bednarik Award, Butkus Award and Nagurski Trophy watch lists. The Bednarik Award is given to the best defensive player as seen by the Maxwell Football Club. The Butkus Award is given to the top linebacker and the Nagurski Trophy is given to the best defensive player judged by the Football Writers Association of America.