True freshmen running backs Josh Hicks and Robert Martin had told their Rutgers teammates it was coming.
As soon as Rutgers’ inaugural Big Ten schedule came out, the three-week run of games against Ohio State, Nebraska and Wisconsin popped out as the toughest stretch.
Facing a potential first start, Rutgers redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Laviano is trying not to change.
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova has played well overall this year besides one bad game against Penn State in which he threw five interceptions. He has seven TDs and three interceptions in his last three games.
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.
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.
The Scarlet Knights athletic program has already been shamed once. The now-infamous video of former basketball coach Mike Rice went viral. Now it seems the school may have another incident of a coach behaving badly on its hands.
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood filled a major need in the secondary and added depth at running back, the defensive line and quarterback Wednesday.
Rutgers’ running back Jawan Jamison has forgone his final two years of eligibility and has declared for the NFL draft.
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.
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.
News Corporation has acquired a 49 percent stake in the YES Network.
Silverman thinks Rutgers moving to the Big Ten is another step in the wrong direction for college sports.
Hopatcong native and Rutgers’ alum, undrafted free agent Joe Martinek is marking his mark in Giants’ rookie camp.
Rutgers University announced it will open up the 2012 season on the road at Tulane