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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

Rutgers running back Josh Hicks, right, fights for yardage against Indiana on Nov. 15, 2014, at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers’ Impressive Freshmen RBs Poised For Stiff Test Against Michigan State

True freshmen running backs Josh Hicks and Robert Martin had told their Rutgers teammates it was coming.

11/19/2014

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, right, runs past Rutgers’ Johnathan Aiken during the second quarter at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey, on Nov. 1, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers Out To End The Exploitation Of Its Defense Against Indiana

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.

11/13/2014

Rutgers quarterback Chris Laviano yells to his team in the fourth quarter against Howard on Sept.  6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

With Nova’s Status Up In The Air, Laviano Readies To Start For Rutgers

Facing a potential first start, Rutgers redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Laviano is trying not to change.

10/27/2014

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova throws a pass during the first quarter against Michigan at High Point Solutions Stadium on Oct. 4, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers Hopes To Sack Ohio State’s Lethal Offense

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.

10/17/2014

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)

Rutgers’ Nova In Familiar Territory: Playing Well With Tough Schedule Looming

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.

10/16/2014

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

Julie Hermann (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Report: Rutgers AD Julie Hermann Made Off-Color Sandusky Joke In Staff Meeting

Hermann made a remark about “reaching out and touching the donors,” according to a report. Her punchline? Don’t do it “in a Sandusky way.”

09/19/2014

Fans fill the stands during a game between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Penn State Nittany Lions at High Point Solutions Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers AD Julie Hermann Apologizes For Fans’ ‘Classless’ Behavior During PSU Game

Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann has issued an apology in regard to fans who displayed questionable behavior on Saturday night at High Point Solutions Stadium.

09/15/2014

Head coach Kyle Flood of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights looks on against the Washington State Cougars at CenturyLink Field on August 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Football Coach Kyle Flood Gets 2-Year Extension

Athletic Director Julie Hermann announced the deal Thursday, two days before the Scarlet Knights (2-0) play their first Big Ten Conference game against Penn State (2-0).

09/11/2014

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights stand to sing their alma mater after defeating Howard 38-25 on Sept. 6, 2014 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers-Penn State Turning Into A Border War Between New Kids, Old Guard

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.

09/10/2014

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

Members of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate after defeating the Washington State Cougars 41-38 at CenturyLink Field on August 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Rallies In 4th To Beat Washington State 41-38

Paul James ran for 173 yards and scored his third touchdown with 3:24 left to give Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights’ first game as a member of the Big Ten.

08/29/2014

Eric LeGrand speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Eric LeGrand, Adam Taliaferro Named Honorary Captains For RU-PSU Game

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand and former Penn State player Adam Taliaferro will be the honorary captains when the Scarlet Knights play their first Big Ten game against the Nittany Lions on Sept. 13.

08/13/2014

Philip Nelson looks to throw a pass for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rutgers Dismisses QB Nelson From Football Program In Wake Of Assault Charges

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.

05/13/2014

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