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Throw Back Thursday: this week in Rutgers football history, week 4

We look back over 50 years to help you learn more! It’s week four of our new feature highlighting past games that occurred this week in Rutgers football history. After last week’s victory, the Knights have a little hop in their step as they travel west to Nebraska. And we take a look back at.... This Week....in Rutgers....Football....History (*echoing* history...history.....
Via On the Banks
2 days ago

Artificial crowd noise at Rutgers? Penn State lineman says RU is loudest and it may be illegal

Rutgers isn't known for the most raucous environments in the Big Ten. But according to one Penn State lineman, High Point Solutions Stadium is loud. Watch video Based on stadium size, there is no comparison between Ohio State and Rutgers. After all, you could fit two High Point Solutions Stadiums (capacity 52,454) into Ohio Stadium...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

Will Rutgers starters Janarion Grant, Jonah Jackson play vs. Nebraska?

Janarion Grant leads Rutgers in catches, receiving yards and all-purpose yards, while Jonah Jackson is the starting center. Both were question marks this week. Watch video PISCATAWAY -- The halftime scoreboard made coach Chris Ash's decision easy when a hobbled Janarion Grant came to the sideline late in the second quarter last...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Rutgers vs. Nebraska: 8 things I want to see -- including the D line holding its own | Politi

Will the young Scarlet Knights show poise in their first big road test?
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

How anxious is Rutgers defensive end Kemoko Turay to get his 1st sack? | Q&A

Rutgers defensive end Kemoko Turay had a lofty goal for sacks this season, but has yet to register one in three games.
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Rutgers Football Special Teams Review & Keys Against Nebraska

We examine where this unit stands through three games so far Much has been said about the fall from grace of this once lauded unit. Head Coach Chris Ash committed to focusing on special teams play during training camp and having as many players as contribute. Week 1 was a bust, with special teams putting forth the weakest performance of all three units versus Washington. However...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

Opponent Player Watch: Nebraska QB Tanner Lee

The Rutgers defense needs to add to the early season woes for the Cornhuskers’ signal caller There's a few things about Nebraska QB Tanner Lee Rutgers fans must know. He is a transfer from Tulane University, where he accumulated 3,601 passing yards and threw for 11 touchdowns. Tanner Lee should be very familiar to Rutgers fans. In 2014, Rutgers played Tulane and Lee was under center...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

BREAKING NEWS: NCAA hands down ruling on violations by Rutgers Football

Flood era comes to a close The investigation and the review of violations is over. And Rutgers came out of the grinder no worse for wear. The NCAA accepted RU’s self-assessment and recommended penalties for the various violations that occurred during the tenure of former head coach Kyle Flood. The fear of many fans, and even casual observers, was that the NCAA would react...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

OTB Round Table Predictions: Rutgers At Nebraska

Can the Scarlet Knights pull the upset on the road in the Big Ten opener? It will certainly be an interesting environment for Rutgers to play their first road game of the season in, as the atmosphere in Lincoln, Nebraska has been tense, to say the least. With the Cornhuskers athletic director, Shawn Eichorst, getting fired on Thursday and head coach Mike Riley coaching for his job...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

Awful Rutgers was awful at cheating and NCAA sanctions might help keep them awful

The thing about breaking NCAA rules is that you kinda have to make it count. If you commit a bunch of violations and still can’t win, what does that say about you and your school? Case in point, Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights were just slapped with two years of probation, a $5,000 fine, and other sanctions by the NCAA Committee on Infractions because the school failed to monitor...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago

Game #4 Preview: Rutgers At Nebraska

Injury updates, how to watch and keys to the game are all here. How To Watch, Stream & Listen Rutgers (1-2) At Nebraska (1-2) Where: Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska (Seating Capacity: 90,000) Kick-off: Saturday, September 23rd at 3:30 p.m. ET TV: BTN Note: primary channel in NJ/NY/Philly area; non-local area click here for BTN channel finder Stream: BTN2GO ...
Via On the Banks
1 day ago

How will Rutgers handle its first road test in hostile Nebraska environment?

For many Rutgers players, Saturday's game at Nebraska will mark the first game played in a hostile road environment. LINCOLN, Neb. -- This is one story that Jerry Kill won't want his offensive charges to read. The Rutgers offensive coordinator has coached at Nebraska before. The veteran coach knows Memorial Stadium is one of college football...
Via NJ.com
17 hours ago

WATCH: Rutgers Volleyball Debuts Brand New Taraflex Court

Scarlet Knights become one of 26 NCAA Division I programs to utilize the elite playing surface.
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Rutgers leading WR Janarion Grant out vs. Nebraska | Who's up next?

Rutgers WR Janarion Grant won't play against Nebraska after suffering an injury last week and being limited in practice. Watch video LINCOLN, Neb. -- Rutgers star playmaker Janarion Grant is not expected to play against Nebraska after a week in which he was non-contact at practice, a source told NJ Advance Media. He was not...
Via NJ.com
11 hours ago

Report: Janarion Grant Will Not Play Against Nebraska

He reportedly did not travel with the team With many Rutgers fans hoping for an upset in Lincoln today as the Scarlet Knights (1-2) take on a reeling Nebraska (1-2), there is some bad news to report right before kickoff. Leading receiver and return specialist Janarion Grant has been ruled out of today’s game and apparently didn't travel with the team. Grant exited last week...
Via On the Banks
11 hours ago

WATCH: Jerome Washington's incredible butt catch leads to TD for Rutgers

Rutgers converted a third down and took an early lead after tight end Jerome Washington made a circus catch vs. Nebraska LINCOLN, Neb. -- Rutgers has a new nominee for SportsCenter's Top 10 and Big Ten Catch of the Year. Facing a third-and-9 on the opening drive of the game against Nebraska, Rutgers quarterback Kyle Bolin fired a pass into a tight window...
Via NJ.com
10 hours ago

Rutgers TE uses rear end to make great catch

It’s been nearly five years since NFL fans witnessed the “Buttfumble,” which ended up being one of Mark Sanchez’s career-defining moments in the NFL. And now, with the five-year anniversary of the embarrassing play coming up in November, a Rutgers player did his best to use his rear end as well, but for a positive gain. Scarlet Knights tight end Jerome Washington saw a pass...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers offense falls flat vs. Nebraska | What went right and wrong in another near-miss

Rutgers blew a third-quarter lead to Nebraska as its defense wore out without cornerback Blessaun Austin. Janarion Grant did not play.
Via NJ.com
7 hours ago

Poor Rutgers play-calling contributes in failed upset bid | Politi's 5 observations

A win at Nebraska was there for the taking, and the Scarlet Knights couldn't take it.
Via NJ.com
7 hours ago

Rutgers Falters After Second Half Lead, Loses To Nebraska 27-17

In a game that was there for the taking, the Scarlet Knights fell short. Rutgers entered the conference opener at Nebraska as close to a two touchdown underdog. However, leading in the third quarter, there was real hope the Scarlet Knights could actually win the game. Sadly, as has happened many times in recent years, and in not so recent times too, who am I kidding, that hope was...
Via On the Banks
7 hours ago

Is Blessaun Austin's injury this year's Janarion Grant injury? 'Long-term concern' at Rutgers

Rutgers lost star Janarion Grant for the season in 2016 and it was a killer: Blessaun Austin suffered a knee injury vs. Nebraska. What now? LINCOLN, NEB. -- One year ago, Rutgers lost a star player to a season-ending leg injury in the Big Ten opener and everything subsequently collapsed on that side of the ball. Is that about to happen again...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago

Rutgers Football defensive report card v. Nebraska

Opinions will strongly differ on this performance. Four down, eight to go as we are already a third of the way through the season. Crazy. Same format as we break down the defensive performance at each of the three levels organized by alignment, assignment, and technique. The players listed in each group are in order of how noticeable they were to me, but potentially not every player...
Via On the Banks
3 hours ago
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