Posted October 25, 2013 on
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers ends a 16-day hiatus on the field Saturday for homecoming against Houston, and getting better play from the defense is important, according to middle linebacker Steve Longa.
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers red-shirt freshman defensive end Quanzell Lambert continues to make progress on the two-deep after injury shakeups on the defensive line. Lambert discussed his move from middle linebacker to the "R" position and his Timber Creek roots with ScarletReport.com.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers started two true freshmen at cornerback and paid the price in a 49-14 loss to Houston on Homecoming. After giving up 399 passing yards as a defense, cornerback Nadir Barnwell spoke about what went wrong and the feeling after a blowout.
On Saturday the Houston Cougars and Rutgers Scarlet Knights will meet in a match-up of two teams from the All American Conference.
Entering Saturday’s game Houston is 5-1 while Rutgers is 4-2.
Coverage of the game between Houston and Rutgers will air on ESPNews and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers returns to High Point Solutions Stadium tomorrow after a four-week absence. Eager to redeem itself from a 24-10 loss to Louisville, the Scarlet Knights face Houston on Homecoming with renewed hope for the American’s BCS berth.