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.
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.
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.
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.
If Rutgers’ season were starting now, Gary Nova would be the starting quarterback.
Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go.
Rutgers were routed by the Houston Cougars 49-14 in Saturday’s homecoming game.
Before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members.
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.
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, […]
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.
The Scarlet Knights dominated Norfolk State 38-0 on Saturday in their home opener.
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.
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.