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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights stand to sing their alma mater after defeating Howard 38-25 on Sept. 6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers-Penn State Turning Into A Border War Between New Kids, Old Guard

Rutgers has defeated Penn State twice in 24 tries, once in 1918 and again 70 years later in 1988. The teams haven’t played since 1995, two years after Penn State joined the Big Ten.

09/10/2014

Running back Paul James #34 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights jumps into the endzone between Tamlin Antoine (L) and Kenneth Russ (R) of the Howard Bison during a game on September 6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers defeated Howard 38-25. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Nova Throws 4 TDs, James Scores 3 For Rutgers

Nova connected with James on scoring passes of 69 and 31 yards and added tosses of 38 yards to Leonte Carroo and 19 to John Tsimis as the Scarlet Knights (2-0) scored 31-straight first-half points to overcome an early deficit.

09/06/2014

Rutgers’ quarterback Gary Nova throws a touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage against the Washington State Cougars at CenturyLink Field on Aug. 28, 2014 in Seattle. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

With One Eye On Penn State, Rutgers Trying Not To Overlook Howard

Playing in the Big Ten Conference, Rutgers (1-0) isn’t going to be favored in many games, if any. Its non-conference home opener against Howard (0-1) of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference is one of those games.

09/05/2014

Members of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate after defeating the Washington State Cougars 41-38 at CenturyLink Field on August 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Rallies In 4th To Beat Washington State 41-38

Paul James ran for 173 yards and scored his third touchdown with 3:24 left to give Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights’ first game as a member of the Big Ten.

08/29/2014

Gary Nova (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Gary Nova Solid In Rutgers’ Spring Game

If Rutgers’ season were starting now, Gary Nova would be the starting quarterback.

04/27/2014

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Rutgers Rallies Late In 4th Quarter To Beat Temple 23-20

Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go.

11/02/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rutgers Gets Blown Out By Houston 49-14 In Homecoming Game

Rutgers were routed by the Houston Cougars 49-14 in Saturday’s homecoming game.

10/26/2013

Rutgers QB Gary Nova plays in a game earlier this season.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Late Interceptions Plague Rutgers In 24-10 Loss To Louisville

10/11/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers, Louisville Rivalry Coming To End; Can The Scarlet Knights Win?

Before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members.

10/10/2013

Rutgers QB Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rutgers Coach Kyle Flood Optimistic That Gary Nova Will Play Saturday

Nova returned to practice on Tuesday, three days after being knocked out of the Scarlet Knights’ game against Eastern Michigan with a concussion on the opening series.

09/19/2013

Rutgers QB Gary Nova plays in a game earlier this season.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nova Or Dodd? Rutgers Mulls QB Situation As Arkansas Awaits

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – It wasn’t long ago that Chas Dodd was in a tight competition for Rutgers’ starting quarterback position, ultimately being relegated to backup duties behind Gary Nova shortly before last season. Now, […]

09/18/2013

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Rutgers QB Gary Nova Leaves Game With EMU

Senior Chas Dodd, who started 15 games in his first two seasons before losing the starting job to Nova last year, took over at quarterback.

09/14/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rutgers Wins Home Opener, Blows Out Norfolk State 38-0

The Scarlet Knights dominated Norfolk State 38-0 on Saturday in their home opener.

09/07/2013

Rutgers QB Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Gutsy Rutgers Drops Opener To Fresno State In 52-51 Overtime Thriller

As soon as Rutgers’ 2-point attempt tipped off Brandon Coleman’s finger tips and fell to the ground, Derek Carr fell to his knees in relief. His emotional month ended with a memorable win.

08/30/2013

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Rutgers Faces Tough Test In Season Opener Against Fresno State

The Scarlet Knights lost five starters on the back seven from a year ago and the new group gets little time to ease into the job as Rutgers opens the season against Derek Carr and Fresno State on Thursday night.

08/29/2013

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