Walk-on QB Tom Flacco leaving Rutgers as graduate transfer

Quarterback Tom Flacco will leave Rutgers and head to Towson as a graduate transfer, two individuals with knowledge of his move told NJ Advance Media.

Flacco, a walk-on, graduated in May with a degree in labor and employment relations. He has two years of eligibility remaining and will be able to play immediately for the FCS program outside Baltimore.

A journeyman who no sooner signed with the Arizona Cardinals before they drafted his successor in Josh Rosen. Given what ESPN.com’s Josh Weinfuss saw at OTAs, that plan of succession may be proceeding faster than anyone (especially Bradford) thought it would: So far, the scouting report on Rosen has been dead-on.

The Brooklyn-based organization provides meals, gifts and academic support to children in need.

It is a cause close to the heart of Hernandez, who lived in a relative’s storage shed for two years after his family lost their home due to financial difficulties.

The Las Vegas native gave up football for a brief time to work construction and let his high school grades slip to the point where his NCAA academic qualification became a recruiting obstacle.

It’s a big deal to me, just that I’m able to help out in any way possible, Hernandez said. My main motivation is I know what it’s like. I know a lot of these people and kids get a lot of joy out of this. Even if it’s just a couple hours to spare, it goes with them forever. I’m glad to be here.

And he will be glad to be on the field Thursday when the Giants hold their 10th and final voluntary organized team activity leading into next week’s mandatory minicamp.

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