Leonte Carroo

Defensive back Jeremiah Johnson of the Maryland Terrapins moves in to tackle running back Robert Martin, left, of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the first half at Byrd Stadium on Nov. 29, 2014 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Having Defied Odds In Year 1 In Big Ten, Rutgers Looks Forward To Bowl

While the bowl announcement won’t be made until this weekend, Rutgers seemingly will be headed to one of five cities when the postseason games are announced.

12/03/2014

Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Off Big Win, Rutgers Heading Into Difficult Spot At No. 10 Michigan State

The last time Michigan State played at home, the Spartans lost to Ohio State — a defeat that derailed so many of their hopes for this season.

11/21/2014

Josh Hicks #8 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights runs between T.J. Simmons #2 and Michael Hunter #17 of the Indiana Hoosiers in the first quarter at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Nova Throws 2 TDs To Carroo, Rutgers Bowl Eligible

Gary Nova threw two touchdown passes to Leonte Carroo and Robert Martin ran for three more as Rutgers defeated Indiana 45-23 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the ninth time in 10 seasons.

11/15/2014

Andre Boggs #24 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrates after defeating the Michigan Wolverines at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers Just 1 Win Away From Bowl Eligibility In Inaugural Big Ten Season

While Rutgers coach Kyle Flood doesn’t like to talk about the big picture, it’s hard to ignore at the halfway point of the Scarlet Knights’ first season in the Big Ten Conference.

10/09/2014

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

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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