Rutgers is the football opportunity Monmouth transfer Dymere Miller wanted. Here’s why


PISCATAWAY – Dymere Miller sought a new opportunity, a new program where he could continue to develop and increase his chances to play at the next level.

After a stellar career at Monmouth, Miller found that new opportunity 40 miles up Route 18.

Rutgers offered just what he was looking for.

“I’m nothing but blessed to have this opportunity,” Miller said.

The Scarlet Knights needed him.

Miller announced his decision to transfer to Rutgers in December, giving Kirk Ciarrocca’s offense another weapon with elite speed and big-play ability.

Monmouth receiver Dymere Miller picks up yardage during a 28-26 loss to Elon on Oct. 211, 2023 in Elon, North Carolina.

Ciarrocca was impressed by what he saw from Miller in Rutgers’ first few spring practices.

“We really liked his skillset when we watched his film from Monmouth,” Ciarrocca said. “In the first two practices, he might be even a little better than I was thinking on the film. I’m just really excited to get a chance to work with him. He’s an excellent young man, he’s worked really hard since he’s gotten here, he’s really taken to the program and you can tell the other guys really like him.”

Dymere Miller’s prolific career at Monmouth

Miller’s addition bolstered Rutgers’ wide receiver corps, which needs to replace JaQuae Jackson and Isaiah Washington, both of whom are hoping for NFL opportunities and participated in the Scarlet Knights’ Pro Day last week.

Miller was a standout at Monmouth, where last season he set a program record with 90 catches for 1,293 yards and nine touchdowns.

He also led the FCS in receiving yards per game with 117.5.

Miller relished his time with the Hawks.

“It was amazing,” Miller said. “I appreciate that every single day, because it helped me get to where I’m at now. They did nothing but great things for me. I just sought…

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