Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers announced Tuesday that it has dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program after he was charged in connection with an assault that left another man critically injured in Minnesota.
The 79-year-old Hill spent 30 years at Rutgers. He’s been on a medical leave since September and recently decided it was time to walk away.
A law firm’s investigation has determined that a former Rutgers University football coach did not bully a former football player and that there was no retaliation against the player.
Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand plans to visit a New Jersey high-school hockey player who suffered a broken neck.
Tommy Rees passed for 319 yards in his final college game, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals and No. 25 Notre Dame muddled through a 29-16 victory against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
A former Rutgers basketball player claims in a lawsuit that he was subjected to physical and emotional abuse at the hands of fired coach Mike Rice.
Notre Dame finished 8-4 this season, but had no bowl affiliation this year. The spot in the Pinstripe Bowl was open because the Big 12 did not have enough Bowl-eligible teams.
Connecticut beat Rutgers 28-17 on Saturday, in the final conference meeting between the two regional rivals.
Rutgers, which has lost two in a row, is looking for a sixth win that would make the Scarlet Knights (5-5, 2-4) bowl eligible.
“We don’t have bullying in our program,” Snyder told the New York Daily News. “We’re not in the basketball program. I’ve never seen anything at Rutgers that was abusive at all.”
The Bearcats (8-2, 5-1 AAC) gained 619 yards in total offense, including 422 in the first half when they jumped to a 38-7 lead.
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.
Flood on the Bearcats: “They’ve got an excellent football team. I think you’ve seen that in the statistics and the games that they’ve won, and we’re looking forward to the challenge.”
Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go.
“We need guys to step up, we need to have four or five double-figure scorers,” Jordan said. “We need to put points on the board, whether it’s creating stuff off defense or a very disciplined offense. It’s their time.”