Posted September 07, 2013 on
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers returns to the field Saturday to face Norfolk State, and linebacker Jamal Merrell sees it as an opportunity for the defense to grow after giving up 51 points in the season-opening loss at Fresno State.

James runs for 119, 3 TDs as Rutgers romps 38-0

Paul James ran for 119 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers defeated Norfolk State 38-0 on Saturday in its annual blowout against a Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference opponent. James, who rushed for 182 yards in an overtime loss to Fresno State last week, scored on runs of 1, 10 and 25 yards for the Scarlet Knights (1-1). Gary Nova added an 8-yard pass to Ruhann Peele and Savon...

Freshman Focus: Grant and Goodwin

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Freshman Janarion Grant continued his role as punt returner in the Rutgers home opener and the Scarlet Knights also saw the debut of true freshman Justin Goodwin at running back. went 1-on-1 with both in the locker room after a 38-0 victory over Norfolk State.

2015 Commit Says Rutgers is Dream School broke the news earlier today Whitehall (Pa.) High class of 2015 running back Saquon Barkley committed to Rutgers, and he spoke about the Scarlet Knights being his "dream school."

Barkley is First in 2015 Class

Class of 2015 running back Saquon Barkley of Whitehall (Pa.) High actually committed to Rutgers last month, but he waited until Saturday to go public with it. He spoke to about his decision, and why he likes the Scarlet Knights so much.

Game Preview: Norfolk State at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers returns to High Point Solutions Stadium for the first time since losing to Louisville in a game that would have sent the Scarlet Knights to the Sugar Bowl. On a four-game losing streak dating back to last season, Rutgers hosts Norfolk State looking to turn momentum in its favor.
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