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Flood returns from suspension

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has returned to his coaching duties and apologized for contacting a faculty member about a player's grade. Flood spoke to reporters Monday for the first time since serving a three game suspension. He says he should have known the rules, and doesn't have concerns about his job security going forward. Rutgers had suspended Flood and fined...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rutgers Lost To Michigan State Because Of A Fourth-Down Spike

We see it all the time. People tend to make some big-time mistakes in crucial moments — even when the intentions are good. People are prone to mess up. It’s the whole nobody’s perfect mantra. But there are mistakes, and then there are mind-boggling screw ups. And that is what brings us to Rutgers quarterback Chris Laviano. Rutgers had been giving Michigan State the business...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers spikes the ball ... on 4th down

Rutgers down 31-24 to Michigan State with under 10 seconds remaining ... Rutgers QB Chris Laviano inexplicably spikes the ball. Ala Joe Montana's son, Nick...)Interim head coach Norries Wilson claimed HE ordered the spike. Which would completely explain this reaction... Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rutgers Loses Chance At Upset Of Michigan State When QB Chris Laviano Spikes Ball On Fourth Down

Rutgers is not a bad team, but they shouldn't have been able to hang with Michigan State for as long as they did Saturday night. They led at times during the game, and even had a chance to possibly tie the game up and send it overtime at the end. That is, if quarterback Chris Laviano didn't have a massive brain fart on the final down of the game for Rutgers.After getting sacked at...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Leonte Carroo vs Spartan pass defense

On Wednesday, Rutgers reinstated wide receiver Leonte Carroo from suspension. The senior wide-out was suspended from the last two games after being accused of assaulting a woman outside the stadium after Rutgers loss to Washington State back in September. The charges were dismissed by a judge this week after the alleged victim chose not to pursue the case. Carroo is probably Rutgers...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 4 Michigan State Spartans will hit the road to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Michigan State enters this one 5-0 while Rutgers is 2-2 on the season. Coverage of this game will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium. The Odds: Michigan State is a 14 point favorite against Rutgers. The over/under for this contest...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Has Re-Instated WR Leonte Carroo Following Dropping Of Assault Charges

Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo has been re-instated to the program after having assault charges dropped on Tuesday. The news was initially reported by Gannett New Jersey’s Ryan Dunleavy and confirmed moments ago by the RU program.  Here is the Rutgers statement on Leonte Carroo’s return. — Sam Hellman (@SamHellmanScout) October 7, 2015 ...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers hires law firm specializing in NCAA violations

In a move that could be a sign of further action to come, Rutgers University has hired Bond, Schoeneck & King, a law firm that specializes in NCAA violations. Except, there’s a slight catch. The NCAA hasn’t exactly started poking and prodding and looking into what’s been going on in the school’s football program this season. Rutgers’ senior vice president for external...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: The B1G Boys are Coming to Town!

The next few weeks are going to be exciting for Rutgers football fans. Think Clint Eastwood on Deadwood’s Main Street with seven bad guys ready to take him on in a gunfight. Yeah, he’s going to get killed—as will Rutgers in the next few weeks. Why? Rutgers’ next eight games include seven Big Ten teams—with four currently nationally ranked. But, it will be exciting. Perhaps...
Via Know It All Football
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Bye week provides Chop Nation a pause to ponder

Rutgers’ bye week provides a pause to ponder what has happened and what’s ahead for the Scarlet Knights. This time last season Rutgers was 3-1—and 1 play away (against Penn State) from being 4-0. Now at 2-2, the Knights are a far different team. To date, the Scarlet Knights have won the games they HAD to win. They lost a toss-up and got hammered in another game that dramatically...
Via Know It All Football
12 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kansas And Rutgers Could Be Worst Power Five Game Ever And Here’s Why

In the world of college football teams trying to schedule decent non-conference games, this would not be one of those games. The sad part is that the two teams who participated are both members of Power Five conferences, meaning they are supposed to be the best of the best. The Kansas Jayhawks, winless on the year including a loss to a FCS team, traveled to New Jersey to take on...
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers DT Darius Hamilton Ruled Out for the Season

The hits just keep coming to Rutgers this season as the team announced that senior defensive tackle Darius Hamilton will miss the remainder of the 2015 season, according to Hamilton, a former five-star recruit, was ruled out after an unspecified lower body injury that will keep him out for the remainder of his eligibility. A team captain for the Scarlet Knights,...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Fight involving Rutgers WR Leonte Carroo

Earlier this month, Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo was accused of slamming a woman onto the concrete during a fight on campus. He was subsequently suspended as part of the ongoing investigation. According to, Carroo’s lawyers brought forth two cell phone videos of the fight that they hope will help exonerate their client. The fight was shot near the Hale Center on Rutgers’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Accuser of Leonte Carroo shares scary details

An assault case against Rutgers star wide receiver Leonte Carroo is looming. A former girlfriend of Carroo (who remains unidentified) accused him of grabbing her from behind, picking her up and dropping her onto the concrete. But, the precursor of the incident was when the victim claimed a group of people was following her, which included Carroo’s current girlfriend, as she was...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Gamedayr
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we begin our look at the Big Ten with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. It’s been 10 years since the Rutgers basketball program had a […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends WR Leonte Carroo Indefinitely Following Incident Saturday Night

The news keeps coming out of Piscataway, N.J., and once again it’s not good for Rutgers football. Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood announced on Sunday that the team’s star wide receiver Leonte Carroo has been suspended indefinitely following an incident that took place outside the stadium after RU’s 37-34 loss to Washington State on Saturday. leonte carroo suspended from #Rutgers...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Off field static drowns out opening day cheers

Rutgers opened its 2015 college football season this past weekend to a stadium filled with cheers, music and merriment. Yet, those sounds were hard to hear over the din of bad news. The past two weeks have not been good ones “On the Banks of the Old Raritan.” Coach Kyle Flood reportedly emailed an instructor regarding the academic status of one of his players. Rutgers policy...
Via Know It All Football
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Rutgers QB Ryan Hart Calls Out Kyle Flood’s Decision To Switch Quarterbacks At Halftime

Rutgers is in control of its season opener today, leading FCS Norfolk State 42-13 in the third quarter in Piscataway. It’s been a rough week for the Scarlet Knights, with five players arrested and later dismissed, and four more players suspended for the first half of today’s game.  One of the players punished for the first half was quarterback Chris Laviano, who spent the entire...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Rutgers Football Dances Into the Season

When I was a child, this time of year always made me a little melancholy, as it does for children everywhere. The summer is winding down. Labor Day approaches. And that means the end of summer vacation and the beginning of yet another arduous school year. Tests. Quizzes. Homework. Studying. Who needs it? I no longer have those feelings at all. Quite the contrary, actually. With September...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 5 Rutgers Football Players Arrested On Assault, Home Invasion Charges

Ruhann Peele Five current Rutgers football players, along with one former Scarlet Knight, have been arrested and charged with assault today, according to a report from  Defensive backs Ruhann Peele, Nadir Barnwell and Delon Stephenson and fullback Razohnn Gross were charged in an attack on a group of individuals in April 2015, along with former players Tejay Johnson and...
Via College Spun
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: A Rutgers fan in Hawkeye-land

Are you eagerly anticipating the Big Ten season kick-off on September 3rd? For me, time is moving so s-l-o-w-l-y. So what does a fan do during the lull between training camp completion and kickoff the following week? Simple: ROAD TRIP. Last week I visited the home of another Big Ten member—the Hawkeyes—of Iowa City, IA. Iowa City is a great college town. It is twice the size...
Via Know It All Football
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers ends camp with amazing dance-off

Preparing for an upcoming season can be rough. You have the grueling days of summer camp, but any good coach knows how to reward their players with some fun in order to have everyone ease their nerves heading into the upcoming season. For the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team, that moment of fun came when they ended camp with a hilarious dance-off. Everyone was eager to show...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Second Half of the Season Predictions for the Scarlet Knights

Last week, I gave my season prediction for the first half of the season for Rutgers football. At the end of six games, I predicted that the team would sit with a 4-2 record, and a 1-2 conference record. This week, I will share my predictions for the second half of the 2015 season. They are as follows: Ohio State — Boy, talk about starting off the second half in a rough manner...
Via Know It All Football
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Canadian CB Patrice Rene Announces Rutgers Commitment

Rutgers secured a commitment from Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal four-star defensive back Patrice Rene today. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Rene, a native of Ottawa, Canada, picked the Scarlet Knights over Ohio State. Rene is the 31st-rated cornerback in the 2016 class according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. rates Rene the 15th-best safety in 2016, so he has some position...
Via College Spun
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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