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WATCH: Penn State football team helps coach propose to girlfriend

The Penn State Nittany Lions beat the pants off of Rutgers, 35-6, on Saturday. After the game, they helped strength and conditioning coach, Chance Sorrell, propose to his girflriend, and she said yes! The crowd was in on the amazing moment, too, cheering the couple on. It was just an incredible moment that Sorrell and his girlfriend will absolutely never forget.
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State staffer proposes to his girlfriend after win

It’s hard to top a big win for Penn State football, but one of the team’s strength and conditioning staffers managed to do so.Chance Sorrell, a former Penn State lineman and current strength and conditioning intern, proposed to his girlfriend after the team’s 35-6 win over Rutgers on Saturday. Sorrell announced last year that he was ending his playing career due to injuries. He was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: .@RVisionRU EXCLUSIVE: @RUWSoccer Advances in NCAA Tournament

The Scarlet Knights defeated LaSalle 3-1 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What went wrong for Rutgers in loss to Penn State?

Rutgers appears to suffering from a talent gap when it comes to playing Big Ten-rival Penn State. Watch video STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Rutgers isn't as talented as Penn State. Chris Ash didn't come out and say that directly. But the Scarlet Knights coach made that point pretty clear following the Nittany Lions' 35-6 triumph over...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago

Putrid passing game is holding Rutgers back under Chris Ash | Politi

The only solution: Recruiting. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Chris Ash isn't especially good at sugarcoating things and, to his credit, the head coach didn't even try when asked about the biggest problem in his Rutgers program right now. He needed only 14 words to summarize the issue holding back his team. "Inability to get open, and when we did get...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago

Rutgers Women's Soccer Defeats LaSalle 3-1 To Advance to NCAA 2nd Round

The offense comes alive in the victory The Rutgers women’s soccer team won its first round game in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight season and fifth time in six years Saturday night with a 3-1 victory over LaSalle. The Rutgers defense held the visitors to just five shots in the game and goalkeeper Casey Murphy registered two saves, while the offense came alive to ensure...
Via On the Banks
11 days ago

Rutgers Football Is Halfway To Becoming The Team It Wants To Be

For one half, Rutgers hung in with Penn State much the same way they hung in with another ranked opponent Michigan, and in the same way they hang in for more than a half against nationally ranked Washington. In all three matchups, the Scarlet Knights found themselves on the losing end, and eventually conceded 30+ points, belying the high level of defense Rutgers actually played...
Via On the Banks
11 days ago

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: @RutgersMBB Postgame Press Conference - CCSU

Mike Williams had 23 points and four steals and Eugene Omoruyi had 13 points, seven rebounds and two blocks as much-needed sparks off the bench to lead Rutgers past Central Connecticut State 71-67 on Sunday.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rutgers MBB Defeats CCSU to improve to 2-0

Mike Williams scored 23 points off the bench to help Rutgers (2-0) to a 71-67 win over Central Connecticut State (2-0) Sunday afternoon at the RAC. Eugene Omorouyi added a career-best 13 points in a reserve role to ensure the victory and help the Scarlet Knights improve to 10-0 in non-conference home games under Steve Pikiell.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Rutgers coach Chris Ash considering moving Jawuan Harris back to WR to aid struggling pass game?

Jawuan Harris was Rutgers' best wide receiver last year. He moved to defensive back in order to help the Scarlet Knights deal with injuries. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- By any statistical measure, Rutgers has the worst wide receiver corps in the Big Ten. Through 10 games, Rutgers' wide receivers have combined for only 47 of the...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

Rutgers Football: Five Reasons For Both Optimism & Pessimism Against Indiana

At A Glance: Rutgers At Indiana Who: Rutgers 4-6 (3-4 Big Ten East) vs. Indiana 4-6 (1-6 Big Ten East) Where: Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, IN When: 12:00 ET airing live on BTN Opening Line: Indiana -11 Five Reasons Rutgers Will Win Simply put, Rutgers is a better team based on its record. The Knights have won 3 conference games while Indiana has notched just...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Rutgers Football Recruiting: Commits Week in Review

A look at how future Knights fared in this week’s games As we watch the Scarlet Knights week in and week out, we will continue to check in on the Knights of the future to track their success on the high school gridiron. The highlighted Class of 2018 commits will be listed in order of ranking, according to 247Sports. Here are how some of them performed this past weekend. Artur Sitkowski...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Should Chris Ash play for future by starting QB Johnathan Lewis? | Rebuilding Rutgers (PODCAST)

With slim bowl hopes, should Rutgers coach Chris Ash play for the future by starting freshman quarterback Johnathan Lewis against either Indiana or Michigan State? Watch video PISCATAWAY -- Whether Chris Ash would like to admit it or not, Rutgers is still alive for a bowl game. So you can excuse the Rutgers coach for not ripping...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

A Win Over Indiana Would Mark Major Progress This Season

It would also make the final game of this campaign a lot more interesting too It was announced on Monday that Rutgers will host Michigan State in the regular season finale on November 25th at 4 p.m. on FOX. That's right, 4-6 Rutgers is getting a nationally televised game on Senior Day. While this is an exciting development, a win over Indiana this weekend could make the Michigan...
Via On the Banks
9 days ago

WATCH: .@RVisionRU: @RutgersMBB Postgame Press Conference - Cleveland State

Head Coach Steve Pikiell and Guards Geo Baker and Corey Sanders talk about the 70-38 victory over Cleveland State.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Puts Together Dominant Second Half For 70-38 Victory Over Cleveland State

Issa Thiam and Geo Baker led the way After a third consecutive ugly half of basketball in the first week of the season, Rutgers finally found their groove after the break tonight. The Scarlet Knights came out of the locker room with renewed energy and focus, extending a 31-22 halftime lead to 23 points behind a 18-4 run in the first six minutes of second half action. Corey Sanders...
Via On the Banks
8 days ago

WATCH: Men's Hoops Vanquishes Cleveland State, 70-38

Rutgers used a balanced scoring effort and strong defense, downing Cleveland State 70-38 to improve to 3-0 on the season. Issa Thiam and Geo Baker shared the team lead with 14 points, while Corey Sanders recorded a double-double with 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
8 days ago  |  Discuss

From the Cheap Seats: 4 Thoughts On Cleveland State

Rutgers dominates 70-38 Rutgers rebounded nicely from an underwhelming game against Central Connecticut State to dominate Cleveland State 70-38. You can read more in Aaron’s recap. But I have thoughts as well. Four of them, to be exact. Defense, Defense, Defense: Rutgers held Gary Waters old squad Cleveland State to less than a point per minute. That’s right, 38 points in forty...
Via On the Banks
8 days ago

How does Jaaron Hayek, Rutgers' newest commit, compare to his 2 brothers?

Last week, Rutgers landed its second commitment for the 2019 class in Jaaron Hayek, whose older brothers Hunter and Tyler are also Scarlet Knights. But what will Jaaron bring to the banks in contrast to his big brothers?
Via NJ.com
8 days ago

Game Balls: Rutgers vs Cleveland State

Rutgers pours it on in the second half to improve to 3-0 on the season. The men were back in action at the RAC Tuesday night for their third game in five days. After a slow start, Rutgers turned it on in the second half to roll to a decisive win. Let’s hand out some game balls. MVP: Corey Sanders A strong case could be made for Thiam but I’m rolling with Sanders. Yes, he struggled...
Via On the Banks
8 days ago

Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill on Gio Rescigno's struggles: 'Blame me'

Rutgers football play-caller Jerry Kill isn't blaming Gio Rescigno for the pass-game struggles. He's pointing at himself. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- Jerry Kill understands Rutgers' struggles in the pass game better than anyone, and the Scarlet Knights offensive coordinator isn't putting the blame on quarterback Giovanni Rescigno...
Via NJ.com
8 days ago

WATCH: RVision: The Chris Ash Show 2017 Season Finale

The Chris Ash Show airs live Wednesday nights during the season on WCTC 1450 AM and Scarletknights.com from Quaker Steak and Lube in Edison, N.J.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Jerry Kill be Rutgers OC in 2018? Chris Ash: 'I fully anticipate him being back'

Rutgers has had 8 offensive coordinators in 8 years. Will Jerry Kill break the cycle? His health is scrutinized, but coach Chris Ash wants Kill back Watch video EDISON -- Death, taxes and an annual change in Rutgers offensive coordinator. Those have been life's certainties over the last eight last years as Rutgers has employed...
Via NJ.com
7 days ago

The rankings and the recruiting for Rutgers Wrestling are on the rise

Five member recruiting Class of 2018 among the best ever at Rutgers It’s a small but strong class that head coach Scott Goodale introduced as his 2018 recruiting class: Nicolas Aguilar, Jake Benner, Billy Janzer, Kyle Lighter and Malcolm Robinson. They all signed National Letters of Intent (NLI's) to compete for the Scarlet Knights beginning next fall. Four of the recruits are...
Via On the Banks
7 days ago

Can The Rutgers Defense Shut Down The Indiana Offense?

Weather conditions should be a factor in this divisional matchup Defensive coordinator Jay Niemann was under a lot of fire last year (though not as much as Drew Mehringer), but he has rebounded nicely in 2017 to the point that some OTB commenters have worried he could get scooped up by another, bigger program. I’ve been very impressed by the defensive game plans, even last week when...
Via On the Banks
7 days ago
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