Posted October 31, 2013 on AP on Fox
Gary Nova is going to remain the quarterback for Rutgers. Coach Kyle Flood announced late Thursday that Nova will start Saturday against Temple despite poor performances in consecutive losses. Nova completed 7 of 15 attempts for 138 yards and threw three interceptions in a 49-14 loss to Houston last Saturday before being relieved by Chas Dodd in the third quarter. After the game, Flood said he was considering a change for the Scarlet Knights (4-3), but wanted to see Nova and Dodd practice this week before making a decision. Nova got the nod but will be on a short leash after throwing seven interceptions in the last two games. Nova has thrown for 1,511 yards, 14 TDs and 11 interceptions this season. Dodd has only 25 attempts for 123 yards.

Nova, Carroo Lead Four-Quarter Escape

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers coach Kyle Flood yet again stuck with quarterback Gary Nova, and this time it paid off with a bounce-back performance against Temple. Nova’s 371 yards and three passing touchdowns led the Scarlet Knights to a comeback 23-20 victory after an ugly first half.

Video Preview: Temple at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Quarterback Gary Nova retained his starting job this week and Rutgers could be down two more starters in the secondary against Temple. What does it mean and where do the Scarlet Knights stand? previews and predicts game eight.

Nova's late TD pass gives Rutgers 23-20 win

Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go to give Rutgers an improbable 23-20 victory over Temple on Saturday. The eight-play, 72-yard march with no time outs came a little more than a minute after linebackers Kevin Snyder and Steve Longa stopped Kenneth Harper for a 1-yard loss on a fourth-and-1 at the Scarlet Knights...

DB Focus: Tejay Johnson & Jevon Tyree

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers is likely down two more starters in its defensive secondary going into kickoff against Temple. Sophomore Tejay Johnson and red-shirt freshman Jevon Tyree will have different roles Saturday in what will be a significant test for the defense. TV: Temple at Rutgers Aftermath

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers did not make it look easy but escaped with a 23-20 victory over Temple to end a losing skid. Thanks to late-game heroics from quarterback Gary Nova and receiver Leonte Carroo, the Scarlet Knights go into their final bye needing one more win for bowl eligibility.

Recruiting: Focus On Rutgers

A look at what's remaining on the board for Rutgers' 2014 class, and where the Scarlet Knights stand with them.

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Erial (N.J.) Timber Creek receiver Adonis Jennings is committed to Rutgers, but has two official visits scheduled to other schools. He spoke to about the situation, and he status with the Scarlet Knights.
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