Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has dismissed cornerback Darian Dailey from the football team on Thursday (May 28, 10:00 p.m.).
On Sunday Dailey was arrested in Manatee County, Florida and charged with armed robbery.
According to reports Dailey brandished a handgun and demanded money from a man on a bicycle early Sunday morning.
Dailey’s bond was reportedly set at $150,000.
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Q: What have the last four days been like?
A: Obviously, you want to hear your name called in the draft, but as soon as that doesn’t happen, you have to get your mind ready for whatever comes next. This is it right here. I am blessed to be a part of this organization right now and for the opportunity and I have to make the most of it. To read more of this story, click here
The Lions selected Rutgers fullback Michael Burton in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Burton never had more than 10 carries in a season at Rutgers, but he did catch 47 passes in his college career, including three touchdowns.
“Fullbacks, some people call them a dying breed, but they’re tough guys and I know that we’ve had a good history of fullbacks here, so we like his toughness,” offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said. “It’s a strong guy, smart player, tough, everything you want in a fullback.”
Rutgers tight end Tyler Kroft was drafted by the Cincinatti Bengals in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Kroft was the No. 85 overall pick of the draft.
In three seasons with the Scarlet Knights, Kroft had 70 receptions for 901 yards and five touchdowns. In 2013, he was named first-team All-America after finishing with 43 catches for 573 yards and four touchdowns, his best season.
Kroft sprained his ankle in Rutgers’ bowl game and received rehab in order to be ready for combine. During medical exams, he re-injured his ankle and was unable to participate fully in the combine. He ran 4.67 40-yard dash at his pro day, with a 10-foot broad jump.