Running Back - Elijah Barnwell - Buffalo Bulls Recruiting

The Buffalo Bulls recruiting class continues to grow into late January. UB has a verbal commitment from Elijah Barnwell, a running back and line backer from Piscataway New Jersey. Barnwell is the brother of Rutgers defensive back Nadir Barnwell. But it’s not his blood line alone that got Rutgers interested in this running back. His body of work in high school added up to 5,728...
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January 31, 2017

The NCAA is coming after the Rutgers football team

As if the Rutgers football program wasn’t suffering enough from the Kyle Flood era, it appears that things are only going to get worse. is reporting that the NCAA will soon be giving the school a notice of seven possible NCAA violations. These all stem from Flood’s time in Piscataway, which ended when he was fired following the 2015 season. According to the information...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dance Appreciation class at center of Rutgers scandal

Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood will not be leading the Scarlet Knights against Penn State on Saturday night, and more details about why emerged a few hours before kickoff, according to Flood is serving a three-game suspension for violating university policy by contacting a faculty member regarding a player's grade. The class that the player -- defensive back Nadir Barnwell...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Flood for 3 Games, But Needed to Give Him the Axe

The public black eye that started a month-long nightmare for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football program has come to an end. Football head coach Kyle Flood has been found to have indeed made inappropriate contact with a member of the faculty at Rutgers on behalf of one of his players, Nadir Barnwell. Rutgers president, Robert Barchi, released a letter explaining his reasoning behind...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Head Football Coach Following Investigation

In what has been a rocky start to the season off the field for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, the team will be without their head coach for several weeks following an investigation by the school: Rutgers has suspended Kyle Flood three games, and fined him $50,000, following an investigation by the school into rules violations. The school had been investigating an email Flood sent...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers dismisses 5 players for role in home invasion

Rutgers University’s football program has dismissed five players from the team following their arrests earlier this week for their role in a home invasion. Sam Hellman of reported the development. Rutgers has dismissed all five arrested players from program – Dre Boggs, Delon Stephenson, Razohnn Gross, Ruhann Peele and Nadir Barnwell. — Sam Hellman (@SamHellmanScout...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood defied RU’s academic support staff

As the investigation into Kyle Flood’s alleged inappropriate actions regarding players’ academics continues, the hotter the water around Rutgers’ longtime football coach gets. Per a report from Keith Sargeant of, Rutgers’ academic support staff specifically told Flood not to contact the professor of a likely starting defensive player regarding said player’s academic...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers coach tried 'to circumvent' eligibility process

Rutgers football begins the 2015 season Saturday against Norfolk State, but a major driver of headlines continues to be reports from that coach Kyle Flood contacted a member of the school's academic support staff, potentially to influence the grade of Nadir Barnwell, a potential starter in the Scarlet Knights defensive backfield. The latest revelation came Wednesday as an...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood contacted part-time professor about grades

A new development in Rutgers’ investigation of football coach Kyle Flood’s alleged contact with a professor has been uncovered. Per Kelly Heyboer of, a university representative has said that the instructor whom Flood emailed regarding a student-athlete’s grades “was likely a part-time lecturer making less than $5,000 per class.” The player that Flood was asking...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Flood facing firing over possible rules violation

Rutgers Scarlet Knights head football coach Kyle Flood could potentially be fired for a rules violation committed this summer, per Keith Sargeant of Per Sargeant, Flood “could face a suspension or firing because of impermissible contact with a university faculty member regarding the status of one of his players.” Rutgers’ office of general counsel is investigating...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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