When you look back at the last meeting between Louisville and Rutgers, the most memorable aspect of that game is Teddy Bridgewater’s heroic efforts. Despite having a bum ankle and a fractured wrist, Bridgewater hobbled on to the field midway through the first quarter and led his team to a victory and a BCS bowl bid.
While Teddy and the Cards deserve a lot of credit, folks seem to forget the choke job from the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers had a 14-3 lead at halftime and were on their way to earning their first BCS bowl appearance in school history. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t seize the opportunity.
Rutgers junior quarterback Gary Nova certainly hasn’t forgotten about that cold November evening in Piscataway, N.J.
“We didn’t make the plays at the end that we needed to,” Nova told the media earlier this week. “It’s been something that’s been driving me this year and I’m very excited for Thursday night.”
Nova, a true junior, isn’t one of the quarterbacks that you hear a lot about on th