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Eric LeGrand was clearly honored to have his No. 52 be the first number ever retired by Rutgers football on Saturday. Yet he was also quick to remind fans at High Point Solutions Stadium that his journey isn’t over yet.
“Help me get back on my feet and walk again,” LeGrand said at halftime of the Scarlet Knights’ 28-10 victory over Eastern Michigan. “Always remember each and every day – believe! It’s in me and it’s in you guys, too.”
Well said, Eric. We’ll continue to pull for you. Eric LeGrand profile
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In a heart-warming halftime ceremony, Eric LeGrand has become the first football player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired.
With current coach Kyle Flood at his side, the paralyzed LeGrand looked up to the top of High Point Solutions Stadium as a banner was lowered to reveal his No. 52 on the box where the game is filmed.
The 23-year-old LeGrand...
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova was forced to leave the Scarlet Knights game against Eastern Michigan in the first quarter with an undisclosed injury.
Nova hit all four of his passes on a game-opening 87-yard touchdown drive. He also took a big hit that resulted in a roughing the passer call.
Rutgers did not say why Nova left the game. He walked off the field with two staff members...
Paul James ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers defeated Eastern Michigan 28-10 on Saturday when the Scarlet Knights honored the paralyzed Eric LeGrand by retiring his No. 52 jersey.
It marked the first time in the 144-year history of the birthplace of college football that the university retired the number of a football player and this one was clearly loved by all...
Rutgers improved to 3-0 with an easy win 28-10 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday. But the Scarlet Knights had to earn the victory without...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Injury took center stage in the Rutgers 28-10 victory over Norfolk State when starting quarterback Gary Nova left in the first quarter. The Scarlet Knights rode running back Paul James to victory, but face concerns leading into Arkansas with Nova’s health concerns.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Defensive tackle Kenneth Kirksey and outside linebacker Davon Jacobs both played key roles in the 28-10 Rutgers victory over Eastern Michigan. Both spoke in-depth with ScarletReport.com regarding the victory.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- ScarletReport.com was there when the Rutgers football team made its way down the Scarlet Walk, and again when the Scarlet Knights celebrated the win by singing the alma mater.
Rutgers - who is also battling a starting quarterback injury - will be having its annual Black Out game this Saturday when the Scarlet Knights (2-1) host Arkansas (3-0) in a 2:30 p.m. game that will be televised by ESPN.
Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema talks about his team taking its first road trip of the season this weekend to play Rutgers and what type of team the Razorbacks (3-0) will be facing in the Scarlet Knights (2-1).