Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Ralph Friedgen is stepping down as offensive coordinator at Rutgers after just one season.
Michigan State (13-7, 4-3) and Rutgers (10-11, 2-6) will make up their snow-postponed Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night.
For a couple of seconds after a stunning 67-62 win over No. 4 Wisconsin on Sunday, Jordan felt the emotions of all the losses over the past two seasons, hearing the many boos and naysayers.
After leading Rutgers in receptions (43) and receiving yardage (573) in 2013, the fourth-year junior saw his numbers slip to 24 catches for 269 yards and no touchdowns.
Newcomer Rutgers is representing the Big Ten in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl on Friday against one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s anchor schools, North Carolina.
Even though Rutgers just completed the program’s most impressive season since 2006, there is a likelihood that the Scarlet Knights, despite being bowl eligible, will not be heading to the postseason.
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.
On a day in which 22 seniors play their final home game at Maryland, many of the players hope to embrace the coach who helped bring them to the school.
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.
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.
The Buckeyes may have the hottest offense in America these days, averaging 56 points, 35 first downs and 623 yards in its recent win streak.
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.
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.