Rutgers WR Leonte Carroo visiting Dolphins, Patriots, attending Jets, Giants local workouts
Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo is visiting the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots and attending local workouts for the New York Jets and New York Giants, according to a league source.
The Edison, N.J. native and former blue-chip recruit from Don Bosco Prep was an All-Big third-team selection last season who was named the Scarlet Knights' Most Valuable Player and Offensive Most Valuable Player. Carroo led the team with 39 catches, 809 yards and 10 touchdowns last season to lead the Big Ten Conference in touchdown receptions.As a junior, Carroo was a third-team All-Big Ten Conference selection who caught 55 passes for 1,086 yards and 10 touchdowns. He's the first Rutgers player to be All-Big Ten Conference in consecutive years, was a team captain and is Rutgers' all-time leader for touchdown catches. At Rutgers, Carroo had four different offensive coordinators in four years. Out of high school, the New Jersey native decided to remain home after considering scholarship offers from Ohio State, Wisconsin, Florida, Miami, Cal, Boston College and Connecticut. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.