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.
Rutgers has one more chance to get to the BCS and win a conference title before the former becomes impossible and the latter much more difficult.
Rutgers’ regular-season ended with the Scarlet Knights thinking about what might have been after they lost a BCS bowl berth with consecutive losses. They will have to have to wait a little longer to completely wash away that bitter feeling.
Though a 20-17 loss to Louisville in the finale dashed the Scarlet Knights’ hopes for the program’s first BCS berth, the consolation prize of the Russell Athletic Bowl presents coach Kyle Flood and his players with an opportunity to add another accomplishment.
Rutgers, which could have clinched its first-ever BCS Bowl berth last week if they had showed up in Pittsburgh, blew their chance for redemption despite having everything set up perfectly for a momentous “Knight.”
Banged-up Teddy Bridgewater came off the bench to throw two-second half touchdown passes, and John Wallace kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:41 left to send Louisville to the BCS with a 20-17 victory against Rutgers on Thursday night.
The feel around this game should be like 2006, when the Scarlet Knights upset the Cardinals, then the No. 3 team in the nation. Now, on Thursday night, Rutgers needs that same special moment created by the best atmosphere in program history.
Ray Graham ran for 113 yards and a score for the Panthers (5-6, 2-4 Big East), who kept their hopes for bowl eligibility alive while drumming the Scarlet Knights.