Posted December 02, 2012 on
Rutgers accepted a bid today to play in the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The Scarlet Knights (9-3, 5-2) are expected to face Virginia Tech of the ACC.
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Rutgers and Virginia Tech will square off in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 28.
The Scarlet Knights (9-3), representing the Big East, are making their first appearance in an Orlando bowl. The co-Big East champions have a five-game bowl win streak, tied for the nation's longest.
Rutgers is looking for its first double-digit win season since 2006. Next season will be its last...
Coach: Mark Rice (2 seasons at Rutgers 29-35) Overall 102-65, 5 years
2011-12: Record 14-18 overall, 6-12 in Big East ( Tie 11th)
Starters Returning (3) Jerome Seagears, Eli Carter, Dane Miller
Preseason Tournament: None
Top Non-Conference Games: at Ole Miss
Transfer Out: Gilvydas Burita (Rhode Island), Tyree Graham (UNC-Wilmington), Austin Carroll (American)
Sat Out: Wally...
Rutgers is headed to Orlando, Fla., for bowl season with the bid to the Russell Athletic Bowl now set in stone at the end of the college football weekend. The Scarlet Knights likely face off against ACC foe Virginia Tech based on Florida State victory over Georgia Tech Saturday night.