Posted September 13, 2013 on
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers red-shirt junior offensive lineman Chris Fonti played a key part in short yardage situations last week against Norfolk State, and he spoke with about being able to contribute on the field.

Rutgers QB Gary Nova leaves game with EMU

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...

Rutgers to Retire Eric Legrand’s No. 52 Jersey During Halftime Ceremony Saturday

On Saturday, the Rutgers University football team will do something it has never done before — retire a player’s jersey. The team will hold a special halftime ceremony during their game against Eastern Michigan to retire the No. 52 jersey of Eric LeGrand, according to USA Today Sports. LeGrand was paralyzed from the neck on Oct. 16, 2010 while making a tackle on kickoff coverage...

Rutgers retires LeGrand's No. 52

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...

James rushes 3 TDS as Rutgers beats EMU 28-10

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 QB Gary Nova Leaves Against Eastern Michigan With Injury

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...

Nova Injured in Victory Over Eastern Michigan

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.

Maturity, Experience Helping Hamilton

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Sophomore defensive tackle Darius Hamilton is taking on a bigger role on Rutgers' defensive line, and he spoke with about how he is better able to handle the increased work load this season.
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