Posted October 26, 2013 on
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.
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Nadir Barnwell, starting cornerback for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, has been suspended for the Temple game after his arrest on campus for DWI.
The Rutgers cornerback situation continues to trend downward after the announced suspension of Nadir Barnwell for a violation for team rules. Rutgers goes into its Temple game week severely limited at the position.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers receiver John Tsimis made his true freshman debut for the Scarlet Knights in the 49-14 loss to Houston. Tsimis saw his first live action Saturday since tearing his ACL as a high school junior.
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.
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.