The reverse is one of the most exciting plays in football.
Two special young Rutgers University fans got to experience that excitement this weekend, on the field of their favorite team, no less.
In a cool scene at Rutgers’ facility Saturday, 11-year-old Danny Garofalo and 16-year-old Matt DeRiggi took the field at the end of practice for one final play.
DeRiggi took the handoff...
Gary Nova is going to remain the quarterback for Rutgers.
Coach Kyle Flood announced late Thursday that Nova will start Saturday against Temple despite poor performances in consecutive losses.
Nova completed 7 of 15 attempts for 138 yards and threw three interceptions in a 49-14 loss to Houston last Saturday before being relieved by Chas Dodd in the third quarter.
After the game...
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October 31, 2013
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...
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...
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September 14, 2013
When Gary Nova was last seen on the football field in meaningful action, the Rutgers quarterback was a shell of the gunslinger that began his first season starting with so much promise.
Nova was looking for answers after his late-season slump coincided with the Scarlet Knights dropping their final three games, including a 20-17 home setback to Louisville that cost them their first...
No. 45 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (9-4)Coach Kyle Flood (second year, 9-4 at Rutgers and overall)Returning starters: 11, 6 offense, 4 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting rank: 41Strength of schedule: 75 The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are coming off a co-Big East Conference championship under second year Head Coach Kyle Flood who shared Big East Coach Of The Year honors with Louisville...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Gary Nova stole the show from Tyler Wilson in tonight's quarterback duel. The Rutgers sophomore's five touchdowns and 397 yards were career highs and sparked the Scarlet Knights to a 35-26 victory -- the third road win of the month.
Rutgers has named quarterback Gary Nova its starting quarterback.
Nova is a surprise starter because Chas Dodd was the favorite after beginning the season as the starter in 2011.
Gary Nova will be the starting QB going into the season: scarletknights.com/football/news/…
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The Rutgers official Twitter feed confirmed the news...
Gary Nova has been selected to be Rutgers' starting quarterback.
Coach Kyle Flood announced the decision Monday, giving Nova the nod over Chas Dodd, who had started eight games as a sophomore last fall.
A sophomore out of New Jersey high school football power Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, Nova has enjoyed a strong training camp, hitting 22 of 32 passes for 334 yards, four touchdowns...
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August 20, 2012
Sophomore Gary Nova will be the starting quarterback when the 2012 season kicks off in two weeks. After the second camp scrimmage, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood chose Nova as his starter and announced the decision early Monday morning.