How a serendipitous meeting sent former Rutgers QB Gary Nova down a new path at right time

Gary Nova shelved his playing career for a job with Mortgage Unlimited, but Rutgers star still remains close to football Watch video Gary Nova was at a personal crossroads when he walked into a restaurant near home and met a Rutgers football fan with an answer to his question. Stuck in a state of indecision between making aÂ...
2 days ago

'Rutgers needs more Don Bosco guys': What impact will Mike Teel's hire have?

Rutgers coach Chris Ash, QB Gary Nova happy to see Scarlet Knights great Mike Teel get shot as Don Bosco football coach Some of the biggest Rutgers football stars of the last decade came out of Don Bosco High School. Now one of those New Jersey legends is the head coach at his alma mater, further tying together the state university's Big Ten...
7 days ago

Report: Nova to get tryout with Giants

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova was not picked in the NFL draft over the weekend, but he reportedly will have a chance to make his mark on the pro game. reports Nova was offered and accepted an invitation to try out for the Giants at a rookie minicamp scheduled for the second weekend in May. What are the prospects for the Scarlet Knights' all-time leader in touchdown passes...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nova breaks down Rutgers QB battle

Gary Nova is done playing football for Rutgers, but he is far from done with the Scarlet Knights. So who does he think is going to replace him as the starting quarterback this fall, Chris Laviano or Hayden Rettig? "I think Chris is a lot like me," Nova told . "I think he's somebody off the field who can be just one of the guys and just hang out and make guys laugh, but when...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Prepares for Life After Nova at Quarterback

For the past four years, Rutgers experienced a Groundhog Day-like quarterback controversy. Like the Bill Murray movie, it was always the same one: Is Gary Nova good enough to be starting quarterback? His inconsistent playing style sold many Tums to Rutgers fans. Some Knights faithful wished Vegas had a weekly betting line regarding which Nova would show up. Would the RU QB see the...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

What Do You Want To See? Rutgers

Well, here we are again. No more idle weeks. Time for the Buckeyes to show the rest of the country how good they are. Rutgers will be our first victim. Heres what I and the rest of the staff want: A win: Duh. A big win: Double duh. Offense with 300 passing and 150 rushing: Balance baby. Defense baby: OSU has the fewest missed tackles among all power conferences. Keep it that way...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan edged by Rutgers 26-24, off to worst start since 2008

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Gary Nova threw for a career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers added to slumping Michigan's woes with a 26-24 victory on Saturday night. Nova found Andrew Turzilli on scoring passes of 80 and 14 yards and hit John Tsimis with a 7-yarder as the Scarlet Knights (5-1, 1-1) won their first Big Ten Conference game and sent Michigan (2-4, 0-1) to its third...
Via Associated Press
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland, Rutgers will only go as far as quarterbacks take them

Maryland and Rutgers have surprised a few folks around Big Ten territory, especially those who have never paid attention to the two programs before this season. See, both enter Week 4 of the college football season as nearly undefeated teams. Imagine what we’d be talking about had the Terps beat West Virginia or Rutgers opened up Big Ten play with a home win over Penn State? Those...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rutgers QB Nova hopes to thrive under Friedgen

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova is hoping one season with veteran coach Ralph Friedgen as his offensive coordinator will get his game back on track. ''I wish I had him all four years,'' Nova said. ''He's great. He's a great teacher. He's probably the best teacher I've been around, in school, anything.'' And Nova has had his fair share of coaches at Rutgers. While...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Badger Opposition Research: 2014 Rutgers post-spring edition

Wisconsin is in a unique position in the 2014 football season, as it is the only West division team that gets to welcome both newcomers to the league. MTB has already given you a look at Maryland, but now it’s time to look at UW’s first trip to New Jersey in quite some time. In fact, this will be Wisconsin’s first-ever meeting with college football’s oldest program. So, despite...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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