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RUTGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Spartans vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Preview and Prediction

Rutgers kicks off their 2015 campaign under mass scrutiny after a late August internal investigation involving head coach Kyle Flood, and the...
Via Athlon Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers suspends five players charged for battery, robbery incidents.

Kyle Flood. Image via nj.com.The first day of the FCS college football season isn't going well for Kyle Flood. The Rutgers head coach has indefinitely suspended five members of the Scarlet Knights football team after they were arrested on charges related to two separate incidents on the Rutger's campus.Four players, defensive back Nadir Barnwell, fullback Razohnn Gross, cornerback...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Rutgers football players suspended amid criminal assault charges

  Five Rutgers football players have been suspended after one was charged in two home invasions and four others were charged with assaulting a group of people in New Brunswick in April. Prosecutors announced Thursday that 22-year-old defensive back Ruhann Peele, 20-year-old defensive back Nadir Barnwell, 20-year-old fullback Razohnn Gross and 22-year-old defensive back Delon Stephenson...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Rutgers football players suspended amid criminal charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) Five Rutgers football players have been suspended after one was charged in two home invasions and four others were charged with assaulting a group of people in New Brunswick in April. Prosecutors announced Thursday that 22-year-old defensive back Ruhann Peele, 20-year-old defensive back Nadir Barnwell, 20-year-old fullback Razohnn Gross and 22-year-old defensive...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Multiple Rutgers Football Players Arrested…Time for Flood to Go?

Embattled Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood has another problem on his hands. On Thursday, Keith Sargeant of NJ.com broke the story that as many as five current and members of his football program have been arrested in connection with an assault and multiple burglaries on and around the Rutgers campus. All of this comes on the heels on a separate NJ.com report that Kyle Flood is being...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago  |  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 NJ.com.  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers' Kyle Flood will coach opener despite investigation

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Kyle Flood will coach Rutgers in its season opener against Norfolk State on Saturday despite an ongoing academic investigation. Flood announced Thursday after practice there hasn't been a resolution in the investigation into whether he violated school or NCAA rules by contacting a faculty member about the academic status of a player. Athletic director Julie...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Will Give Away $100,000 To Students If Scarlet Knights Return 1st Kickoff For Touchdown

Rutgers really wants students to fill High Point Solutions Stadium for the Scarlet Knights’ opener against Norfolk State. How much? They’re willing to put $100,000 on the line. If Rutgers takes its first kick return of the season to the house, 100 randomly chosen students in attendance will receive $1,000.  If Rutgers returns 1st kickoff vs. Norfolk State for TD, 100 random...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  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 NJ.com, 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
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers suspends two players for first half of opener

Rutgers Scarlet Knights quarterback Chris Laviano and star receiver Leonte Carroo will both be suspended for the first half of the team’s season opener against Norfolk State on Sept. 5 due to a curfew violation. ESPN’s Joe Schad reported the suspensions, which were also doled out to linebacker Kevin Marquez, punter Tim Gleeson and cornerback Ruhann Peele for the same amount...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Five Players Amid Coaching Investigation

In a report first released by Joe Schad on ESPN.com, Rutgers has suspended five players, including quarterback Chris Laviano and team captain wide...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rutgers Suspends WR Leonte Carroo, QB Chris Laviano, 3 Others For 1st Half Of Opener

ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that Rutgers has suspended five players for the first half of the team’s September 5 opener against Norfolk State, including star wide receiver Leonte Carroo and quarterback Chris Laviano.  According to Schad, the suspension is due to a curfew violation.  Fullback Kevin Marquez, cornerback Ruhann Peele and punter Tim Gleeson will also sit out the...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers returns #ClubIce for 2015 season

It doesn’t always happen, but there are times when to help your muscles recover or to heal an injury you are forced to sit in an ice bath. It absolutely sucks, but after sitting in in for a few minutes, your body just goes numb and you get used to the freezing temperature. That isn’t too say players are never excited about a trip to the “Silver Tub of Death”, but you know...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star PG Kwe Parker commits to Rutgers

Class of 2016 four-star point guard Kwe Parker, out of North Carolina’s Wesleyan Christian Academy, has committed to Rutgers University. Parker announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. After months of contemplating on my college decision, I've chose to continue my basketball career with Coach Jordan at Rutgers University
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have high hopes after their first season in the Big Ten, where they finished 8-5. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Rutgers’ season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: First Half Predictions in 2015 for the Scarlet Knights

How will Rutgers fare in their sophomore season in the Big Ten? Will they demonstrate great growth as a result of the knowledge gained in their trial-by-fire in 2014, or will they face the dreaded “sophomore slump?” Here are my game-by-game predictions for 2015. These predictions are not scientifically based or upon any inside information. This is a gut reaction to their schedule...
Via Know It All Football
16 days ago  |  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. Rivals.com rates Rene the 15th-best safety in 2016, so he has some position...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Report: Scarlet Knights Remain the B1G’s Rodney Dangerfield

The late comedian Rodney Dangerfield (famous for his rich, blowhard character in Caddyshack) often whined, “I don’t get no respect.” Rutgers feels his pain. With a new season about to begin, I wondered if Rutgers could anticipate more respect than last year? The short answer is—wait for it—no. A Cleveland.com preseason football poll of more than 60 sportswriters picked...
Via Know It All Football
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football: Rutgers Adds A Very Cool 2016 Commitment From Special Olympics Camper

The Special Olympics are a very important cause for Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood, and the Scarlet Knights have participated in the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics of New Jersey (SONJ) for the last several years.  Today, Flood hosted a football camp for 300 middle and high school participants from the SONJ Play Unified School Partnership Program. The youngsters...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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