Rutgers in on Holy Spirit duo 

February, 18, 2011
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Holy Spirit (Absecon, N.J.) won New Jersey's Non-Public Group 3 state title last season, and the Spartans may have enough talent to win a state championship this year as well.

ESPNU 150 Watch List running back Nigel Jones and linebacker Dan Mastromatteo are among the players who are returning and each has received a verbal offer from Rutgers.

Jones missed most of last season with a high ankle sprain, but returned to play both running back and defensive back when Holy Spirit beat St. Joseph's of Montvale, 14-13, in the 2010 title game. He rushed for 1,207 yards as a freshman, and 1,033 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore.

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